Hello everyone…and a big Friday welcome to you, at “A New Day of New Hope Blog”…through the Risen Hope Ministries! I am so happy to have you with me today…and my prayer; is that you will truly experience the depth of God’s presence…for every step you take, in this brand new day!
Well…yesterday, I took a few hours to myself and spent it with God…and while I was doing so; I went ahead and did the writing for this week’s Sunday Inspiration, which will be posted and ready to go, by late Friday evening. As I was listening to the music that I chose for this week’s Sunday Inspiration; it seemed as if God was taking me back to a time, when His presence had truly carried me out of a dark wilderness of despair…one for which I never thought there would be a way out.
You know…we can go through the most difficult times…and the darkness that surrounds us and the agony of that circumstance can truly make us feel lost in life. We know that God has the power to deliver us; but why isn’t this happening…and how will I ever find my way out, of these moments that seem to have no end? This is exactly what I felt; before I was delivered from a wilderness of despair.
Even to this day, I find that it can become so easy to get caught up in the pain and weakness, of a body that seems to be struggling at times; but one thing I have to keep telling myself; is to go back to Jesus and remember that if He carried me once; then He will carry me again. In other words…He’s saying to all of us… “Don’t allow another circumstance to take you back into the wilderness of despair, for which you just stepped out of.”
You know…it’s so easy to speak words of faith…but are they words that lie on the surface of our lips or are they words that take us deep into the heart, where Jesus resides? One thing I can say for sure…is that no matter what I’ve experienced in my life…or no matter what I may still be experiencing in my life; these moments have taken me to Jesus and has given me a relationship with Him; that I never thought I’d ever experience. You know…it’s so easy to get caught up in a healing; that sometimes, we completely bypass the things we can learn and grow from…before the healing even takes place.
As we close our week together, I would truly encourage you to come back this weekend and check out this week’s Sunday Inspiration, titled “A Wilderness of Despair”…because you will not only read more about my life; but you will also find hope, as you may be walking through your own wilderness of despair.
Even though God may allow us to walk through these difficult times…for reasons we don’t always fully understand; it’s still not His intention to leave us there. Our circumstances may attempt to convince us; that we may never find our way out…just as it did in my own life; but remember one thing…God has a plan…and when He’s finished…He will carry us out of the wilderness of despair.
If you are interested in checking out this week’s Sunday Inspiration…come back this weekend and look for the tab that says… “God Inspired Writings, near the top of the page and in the drop down box, you will find Sunday Inspiration.
Well…it’s been another great week together…and I hope and pray that you will not only have a great day…but a great weekend too! Take care and I will hope to be back with you again on Monday morning! God bless!
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