Hhhmmm…think, Think, THINK…
Mans’ TRUTH varies, folks. Even in the EXACT same situation. Because of different perspectives. Different motivations. Different goals. Different “THIS”. Different “THAT”. :/
God’s TRUTH will NEVER change. IN ANY SITUATION…although different people may be called by the Lord, Our God to react differently to the same situation…based on their current location in “LIFE” which is determined by where they have been and how they responded to situations while simply seeking to “SURVIVE LIFE”. Hhhmmm…think, Think, THINK…
“DIFFERENT”…???…???…???…is NOT a bad thing, folks. We are each “DIFFERENT” by DESIGN. “YOUR” way may not be “MY” way. His may not be hers. Ours-theirs. And “THAT’S OKAY,” folks. May we continue, however, to “HELP” each other along the way. From “HERE” to “THERE”. As directed by God. NOT man.
“LIFE” is supposed to be “DIFFICULT” (I think). The forces of Good vs. evil are ALWAYS at odds within our“SELVES”. It is our unique reactions to difficulties faced that infer the hand we hold at any given moment along our “JOURNEYS” from “HERE” to “THERE”.
I MUST admit that I have stumbled along my “JOURNEY” many times recently amid “TEAM ALLEN’S” difficulties while seeking to “SURVIVE HURRICANE MATTHEW”…”STILL”!!! Emotions have run from selfish sadness ->selfish anger-> confusion -> PEACE and understanding…in an unselfish manner. With a DEEP desire for me to please God. NOT my“SELF”.
Yep, I have been on a roller-coaster ride of emotions over the past 5 days, folks. This, unfortunately, consisted of inappropriate anger being spewed toward my husband, the leader of “TEAM ALLEN,” and “TEAM BLUE” mates at work. OUCH!!! 🙁 FORGIVE ME, FATHER.
BAM!!! “STOP [Jill!!!] IN THE NAME OF LOVE!!!” (Pppsssttt…singin’ that ole’ 60’s song by the Supremes to my“SELF” inside my-own-“SELF’s” mind. And soundin’ pretty good too. Just sayin’.) 😉 I REFUSE to allow anger or negativity to spearhead my reaction(s) into definite chaos!!!
I found it AMAZING in being drawn to Psalm 37 this a.m., thanks to the daily devotion in “Jesus Calling” by Sarah Young. And I, somehow, also felt “called” to read the ENTIRE Psalm… NOT just the referenced verses (23-24). BAM!!! THANK-YOU, JESUS!!!
David’s words in Psalm 37, verse 8, instruct us to: “Stop being angry! Turn from your rage! Do not lose your temper–it only leads to harm.” Hhhmmm…think, Think, THINK…
“I HAVE DECUDED TO FOLLOW JESUS,” folks. The way He is leading “ME”. NO TURNING BACK. NO TURNING BACK. 😉 Yep, I got distracted by another song!!! 🙁 BUT…I’m soundin’ pretty good here in “JILL’S WORLD”. Just sayin’. 🙂 WOO-WHOOOOOO!!!
“IT IS WHAT IT IS,” my friends. And I think…???…???…???…”GOD’S GOT THIS!!!” We, “TEAM ALLEN,” will be JUST FINE!!! I AM CERTAIN OF IT!!! Because He tells me so… 😉
GO TEAM!!! WE’RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER!!!
P.H.P., folks. People Helping People…to “SURVIVE LIFE”.
Give the BEST of yourself for “JUST” today…”EVERY” day!!!
ALL GLORY BE TO GOD!!! AMEN.