When things seem to be going badly, we often wonder where God is, and if He is really going to keep His promises.
The truth is, God not only keeps His promises, but does it in a way that is more amazing and wonderful than we could ever imagine...
You are hesitant to believe anything anymore, You are so tired after struggling for so long, And so you rest on the one solid patch of land, Only to watch it split in two, Two separate, distinct parts that will never come together again.
Each new patch supports part of you, And as you watch, they pull away.
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In this devotion, Rod Smith tells of how when times were tough, someone a little bit more powerful took care of Rod's needs, just as He will yours...As the students filed into class, I winced as I saw “Homeless” take a seat and pull a notebook out of his bag. “He’ll probably need remedial training; I bet he can’t string two sentences together.” The man didn’t say a word during that first class.At the end of the three hours, I collected some paragraphs I had assigned to the students earlier that evening in which they were to describe a childhood experience that had affected them as adults.Listen to “The Eruption.” Divorce is like a trembling earthquake, The world shakes, rumbling with rage, And all the anger, guilt, and frustrations That have been festering for so long below the surface Suddenly spew upward in an inferno of hate or apathy.At times the earth calms and you think the turmoil is over, Settled, stable, but then the cycle begins again, Repeating, repeating, repeating.