Hard things happen, things we don't always understand or can't control. These words from Psalm 37 have been a special blessing to me over the last few weeks as I have faced some hard things.
This is a beautiful reminder to stay committed to the Lord, trusting him that his purposes are being fulfilled despite my limited understanding. I love the promise of the Lord's steadfast love in the midst of challenges; I never have to face anything on my own!
It's also a good reminder not to try to manipulate a situation to turn out the way you want it, but instead to trust the Lord and let him work it out. The temptation is to be impatient, to get angry, to worry. But we are called to trust, delight, commit, be still, wait patiently, fret not, refrain from anger. And wait on the Lord.
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