Have you ever had a VERY strong desire to do something, but you soon found that it wasn’t God’s will for you? You scream at the top of your lungs in disapproval and vent your frustrations. Your emotions cry out, your heart hurts, and your mind is losing its grip…yet, God’s decision remains unchanged. Regardless of the internal or external tantrum we put up, God calmly speaks His will.
I am thankful that God allows us to voice our pains, frustrations, and even disagreements. The venting anger often reveals our truest emotions (and some over inflated ones as well). He helps us place our lives into its proper perspective and see our situations through His love. Though you may believe your desire may be the best solution for your circumstances, God is sovereign and knows what you and others need. Your desire could mess up His plans for you or someone else even though you have the purest of intentions. Your way may only cause more heartache and grief, rather than joy and prosperity.
We may not always understand God’s purposes, but we must accept them graciously. He knows what He’s doing. God has our best interest at heart and will move heaven and earth to help us. God is not just looking at the temporal and here and now, He’s looking into eternity!
With a calm mind and spirit, we can say “your will be done Father.” Amen.