We can't stop the UNEXPECTED from happening,
but we can EXPECT it to happen.
Ponder that for a bit.
I have been hearing so many sad stories of
~the UNEXPECTED loss
~the UNEXPECTED trial
~the UNEXPECTED illness
those things that enter into our life unannounced.
that paralyzes you because it was so UNEXPECTED.
I looked up the word
and the most unusual word popped up that I would have never thought of~
Hmm, but of course, because what do we need in the midst of
beyond our control that makes it possible to live in the midst of
and that can only be our
who has been there the whole time.
We may not be able to stop what GOD allows in our life,
but we can live in it
that is beyond our
because we can't produce it on our own~
“YOU will keep in perfect & constant PEACE the one whose
mind is steadfast [that is, committed and focused on YOU—in both inclination and character], Because he trusts & takes refuge in YOU [with hope and confident expectation](Isaiah 26:3).
Now GOD is someone who we can always
to show up in all of our
has never left.
Oh how I wish & I am sure you wish too
that we could all make a
for the UNEXPECTED that shows up in our lives so UNEXPECTEDLY
to be only
but maybe must maybe
because we can
to always do the
"And we know that in all things GOD works for the good
of those who love HIM, who have been called according to HIS purpose." (Romans 8:28).
RESOLVE to EXPECT our EXTRAORDINARY GOD!