Today I am thankful for God’s little gifts throughout the day, at the moments I needed them most, reminding me that no matter what is happening around me: following Him is the way to perfect peace.
“You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you.” -Isaiah 26:3 NIV
When a wise, encouraging friend shows up at the perfect time to listen when I need an ear, and then says exactly what I need to hear, I know God is with me.
When my mom walks into my workplace at the exact time I’m taking my lunch break, and it’s 2:30pm, I know God is with me.
When I took a shaky step of obedience the day before a door was shut, I know God is with me.
Some days it feels like everything falls apart at once and your left with your mouth wide open and your insides shaken.
But then you remember that every day is new, and nothing happens outside of His gaze, and everything works out for those who love Him and are called according to His purposes (Romans 8).
My God is a God who speaks life into things that are dead and calls into being things that are not (Romans 4:17) and I started this journey by faith, and so by faith I will press on.
Because I love Him, I trust Him, and I know God is with me.
Because I’ve been reading His word and I know He is not surprised by anything, I know He is worth more than everything.
I know God is with me, and there’s nowhere else I want to be.