Tuesday, December 9, 2008
I Cannot Comfort
LOL...The Good Lord has just dumped a foot of snow on us and there is rain to follow...oi! I am so moving somewhere warm...no, seriously...it was a beautiful snowfall; however, driving through 6 inches of slushy snow for 4 hours was not so nice. It gave me time to think though - 1) about how to stay on the road amidst depth-perception challenged individuals who seem to think a two lane highway has magically become a single lane...all for them! and 2) about a new friend who is having a very difficult time right now.
I can't and won't go into details except to say that it frustrates me when I cannot bring answers and comfort to someone who needs and longs for them. All I can do is pray. Which is the best and most powerful thing I could do, but when I can't see God at work, I find it easy to become arrogant towards the Lord and I want to contrive solutions of my own and set off to implement them...and in case you haven't guessed it...my solutions usually (okay...always) cause more problems.
So, while I was driving today, I decided to put myself in check and let the Lord do His thing.(...lol it has only taken near 40 years...) Anyhow, I am confident that God will make a way for all things to come together for His Glory...and oh...what a day that will be! There is always Hope...His name is Jesus!
Isaiah 51:12 "I, even I, am he who comforts you. Who are you that you fear mortal men, the sons of men, who are but grass,
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