Why I Quit Depending on My Own Plans

Why I Quit Depending on My Own Plans

October 22, 2014

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take.” Proverbs 3:5-6 (NLT)

Everything in me wanted to plow headlong into my next project. I yearned to get started. People were excited about my participation. And with only one older child living at home, my time was freer than ever.

There was no reason for me not to move forward. Or so I thought.

And so I planned. Created to-do lists. And tried to get busy.

But strangely, nothing happened. Inspiration refused to bubble up. Over and over I tried. Over and over I accomplished nothing. I began to wonder what on earth the issue could be.

So I prayed. Over the following weeks as my plans stubbornly refused to progress, I began to sense the Lord’s gentle hand of restraint on my shoulder, holding back my ever-forward movement.

And then my heart heard one word. Wait.

I sensed God inviting me into a holy pause. And though I didn’t understand why waiting was necessary, the Lord graciously brought my heart into alignment with His.

Wait is one of my least favorite words because it’s one of my least favorite things to do. Over the years I have waited for eternally important things, like the salvation of loved ones. I’ve also waited for medical test results, some hard teen years to be over, a sickness to pass and houses to sell.

And while waiting is unavoidable, it can feel like a waste of time, primarily because waiting feels unproductive to my task-oriented nature. The truth is I enjoy the feelings of accomplishment and the satisfaction of a job well done. And that’s okay.

But is our productivity or desire for an easy, wait-free life more important than our obedience to God? Productivity, the desire for an answer or our longing for the wait to be over cannot hold more weight in our hearts than God’s timing, His will and His perfect plans for that particular time in our lives.

Sometimes a holy pause doesn’t make sense to us.

Yet our key verse reminds us not to depend on our own understanding, and instead to seek God’s plans for our lives: “Trust in the LORD with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take” (Proverbs 3:5-6).

Had I failed to heed God’s promptings, I probably would have been facing a project deadline in the midst of what turned out to be intense family-wide health issues, including many which were quite serious.

What I learned during this holy pause is that down time does not equal wasted time. In God’s economy and wisdom, down time — when prompted by Him — can spare us, equip us, refresh us or prepare us.

If we are wise, we will use our down time, that holy pause, to allow our hearts to connect with His on a more frequent and deeper level. At some point the wait will be over and we will be free to move forward, with Him, into all He has for us at that particular time.

When we seek God’s will in all we do and learn to trust more in the Holy Spirit’s promptings than our own desire for productive accomplishments, our hearts will come into alignment with His. And He will show us the right path, in His perfect timing.

Lord, I long to obey You in every respect, even when I don’t understand. Help me not to rush forward when You are inviting me into a holy pause. Bring my heart into alignment with Yours, and cause my thoughts to become agreeable to Your will. Thank You for accomplishing Your will in my life during every wait. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

TRUTH FOR TODAY:

Isaiah 40:31, “But those who trust in the LORD will find new strength. They will soar high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint.” (NLT)

Psalm 31:15, “My times are in Your hands; deliver me from the hands of my foes and those who pursue me and persecute me.” (AMP)

Isaiah 55:9, “For as the heavens are higher than the earth, So are My ways higher than your ways And My thoughts than your thoughts.” (NASB)

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REFLECT AND RESPOND:

Write down the things you are currently waiting for on an index card. Then write Isaiah 40:31 directly beneath your list. Allow this verse to settle in your heart when you feel frustrated or weary, knowing that God is strengthening you while you wait.

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  1. Erik Carrillo says:

    Perfect timing, I am about to embark on a new journey, and have to remember in whom i have trusted

    • I am currently waiting on God to answer my prayers of permanently becoming a part of the Praise and Worship team at TBC-Temple Baptist Church Champaign, IL. Though I will be singing the weekend before Thanksgiving, it’ll be something like an audition period for me. I am so blessed to have such a wonderful church family.
      “Trust in the LORD with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take.” Proverbs 3:5-6 (NLT)
      Wow! What a very powerful thing to remember! We shouldn’t try to lean on attempting to understand how things should go. We shouldn’t try to do things as we feel they should be done. Instead, we should allow God to work in and through our lives.
      “Lord, I long to obey You in every respect, even when I don’t understand. Help me not to rush forward when You are inviting me into a holy pause. Bring my heart into alignment with Yours, and cause my thoughts to become agreeable to Your will. Thank You for accomplishing Your will in my life during every wait. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.”~ Julie Gillies
      Wow! What a wonderful thing to remember! We should allow God’s plans to become lined p with our own at all times. We need to learn how to trust Him when we’ve got things that we would like to come to pass.
      Isaiah 40:31, “But those who trust in the LORD will find new strength. They will soar high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint.” (NLT)
      Wow! When we are willing to trust in the Lord, we’ll feel as though anything is remotely possible. We won’t be exhausted because of trying to do everything completely on our very own.
      Psalm 31:15, “My times are in Your hands; deliver me from the hands of my foes and those who pursue me and persecute me.” (AMP) –
      Wow! How powerful! Timing is not in our hands. Rather, timing is only something that God is in complete control of. We don’t need to allow ourselves to attempt to try to do things our own way, but we should allow things to happen in the right timing with God.
      Isaiah 55:9, “For as the heavens are higher than the earth, So are My ways higher than your ways And My thoughts than your thoughts.” (NASB)
      How incredible! God’s thoughts are most definitely higher than ours alown. We need to let Him provide us with positive thoughts at all times. No matter what we may be dealing with, God can help us overcome any challenges.

  2. Pamela Whitman says:

    What great time I myself find my self wonder why The Lord wants me to pause when I do it’s a wonderful time . Thanks so much for your devotions

  3. I think you are my soul sister. Everything you just wrote is exactly my life. Waiting. Wondering. Losing hope. Being put on a “pause” which feels never ending with no silver lining. Very bad health problems that are forcing me to continue this pause. And all my goals and dreams I work so hard to achieve and have. And not one bit of success. Feeling like a failure because I can’t do anything right and nothing is happening for me. Maybe this is why. Maybe it’s a pause. A time to heal or rest. Even though busy me is dying to reach some point of success and accomplishment. It’s not happening for me. It feels so depressing not knowing why. But at least I now know it’s not just me going through this.

  4. I am encouraged by today’s Devotions . Thank you so much .
    I love my Jesus:)

  5. belle dee says:

    I’ve been facing this guilt over doing something I know God wouldn’t like. And I’ve been rejecting myself for falling into temptation even with my eyes wide open. These past few days have been more difficult because I have an upcoming examination that will quite give me a hint of my future but I am very distracted and just like you, I felt like I’ve been wasting so much time; making my plans left unpressed. I’ve been procrastinating instead of praying for my exam because I felt like I don’t deserve God after disobeying Him. I know He’s a forgiving God but I am ashamed of what I did. I realized after reading this that it wasn’t just me. God wanted me to think over the things I did and learn from them before I focus on my examination because after all, my salvation matters more. Now I’m crying while I’m typing this because I feel God’s spirit working on me. Thank you so much for reminding me a lot of things through this article. God bless you!

    • Belle, I love that His Spirit is working in you! It’s such a precious thing when He finally gets through to us. He forgives us, removes our sins as far as the east is from the west, and helps us to learn from our mistakes. He is a good and faithful God, and I pray that He continues to move in your heart as you move forward. ((Hugs))

  6. I am really humbled and encouraged by your message this morning. I have been having a really tough time last couple of months having lost my job for doing the right thing. I have been writing applications for months on end but so far nothing. My husband encouraged me last night that God has a plan and I should journal this morning on what I would like him to do for me. So waking up this morning to read your devotion is double confirmation that Im on a holy pause ans I should write down the desires of my heart! Thank you so much for sharing.

    Racheal from Kenya.

  7. This devotional touched my heart. In too like many of the other writers have found myself to be on a holy pause and it is the hardest thing I’ve been tasked to do. Like another writer stated there are many dreams & success I want to achieve but it hasn’t happened. Jobs that haven’t come through. I’m just waiting…..Thank you for your words & confirming everything that has come my way. This pause is God’s will & i don’t understand but this is God’s will so I must trust Him through it all because His way & thoughts are not mine & are above mine.

    • Monique, sometimes the hardest part is yielding to the holy pause that the Lord allows into our lives. As we do He renews our strength. May you sense a new strength and confidence as you wait on His plans and timing. ((Hugs))

  8. Alfonso Froehlich says:

    This message is great. I’m going through a lot with my wife and a separation. I’m feeling as though this is my wait. My wait to get my life under control and then reunite with my wife. God Bless. God is Great! I love you Grisel My Wife My Love.

  9. Laura Patterson says:

    Thanks. Your message has perfect timing and touched my heart.

  10. melissa deans says:

    To GOd be the glory for the great things he does!:) In the busyness of a new demanding job, this was a true blessing to read this morning!;) Praise the Lord for how he amazingly works! May God bless you all!

  11. Rekiya Kelly says:

    Hello Julie,
    I have been home for two weeks now taking care of my mother. My mother recently moved in with me and my family, and is recovering from a stroke and has a boat load of other health complications. Yesterday was an extremely hard day for me- because I wanted her to just be well!!!
    I have plans to start my own childcare center, my son is graduating next year from high school, my daughter is needing and wanting more time with me, and we started a church a year ago, now entering in our second year. Just when my life seemed to be going well and we were in a good place, things changed over night.
    I do believe that I am in a season of waiting, and I too find it so difficult. I too feel so unproductive, frustrated, and I am afraid of loosing myself in the mist of everything.

    But after reading your devotion, I am encouraged to enter into this period and to enjoy this “Holy pause”. It’s ok to loose myself because my sufferings are valid, but can not be compared to the suffering that Jesus experienced on the account of my sins. Thank you so much for sharing your story with women like me, who are finding ourselves in a waiting period and all we want is to move forward…but never the less not my will, but I pray that we will take hold of what God’s will is for us in this “Holy pause”.
    God bless you Julie!

    • Rekiya, I’m so sorry about your mom’s stroke, but grateful that she is alive and being well cared for in your home, surrounded with love. May the Lord establish His will and timing in your life in every area! I’m grateful you are encouraged today and pray that God will give you His unfathomable grace in the midst of your holy pause. ((Hug))

  12. God is so good. This is exactly what I needed to hear this morning as our family waits for travel approval to go to China to adopt our daughter. To God, timing is more important than time. I need to allow this waiting time to refresh my soul and equip me for the road ahead. Thank you!

  13. Thank-you this spoke to my heart so much!!

  14. This was a nice reminder for me. I feel like I’m waiting often. I have three young children and there are so many things I would like to do to serve God that I just feel like I have to say no to at this time in my life. Sometimes I feel like I’m in a constant time of wait. One of the songs that comes to mind is the one from Fireproof, “I will worship while I’m waiting”. Love that song.

    • @Sandra: Hi, I get what you are saying, about telling others “no” even if you are saying no to a good thing. I remember when my oldest was just a baby and I really wanted to do a certain thing in the church but couldn’t b/c I was home with my baby and he was too young to be watched by others. A wise older mother, reassured me that it was ok and told me mothering IS your ministry for this season of your life and its just as important as other things -maybe even more important, b/c I was through, God, chosen to mold this young life for His glory. Be assured, you are doing the right thing, and God is pleased and your attitude of worship is great. Blessings from a fellow mom:)

    • Sandra, your heart to serve at church is not unnoticed by the Lord. 🙂 However, to everything there is a season, and I’m confident your season with your baby is the best choice! As the mom of 3 grown children, I can attest that time truly flies and in a blink this season will be over. May the Lord give us ALL grace to enjoy the season we are in, and wisdom to remain in His holy pause until He changes the seasons. 🙂

  15. Julie, your words, “holy pause,” are so descriptive. It isn’t the end of forward movement; it is an adjustment by the Alpha and Omega, the One for whom the end is as the beginning.

  16. Earlier this week God spoke to me through the verse in Psalm 139:3: “You chart the path ahead of me and tell me where to stop and rest.”
    Sometimes I don’t wanna stop and rest. I have things to do, places to go, people to see, human beings to take care of lol! But today’s devotional caught me in my tracks. It confirmed for me that I don’t always “need” to do things, most of which are on my own, sad to say, but sometimes I need to STOP…….and REST…….AND WAIT FOR GOD.
    Thank you for allowing the Holy Spirit to speak through you today.
    He was speaking to me.

  17. This really hit home with me today. I am having marital problems and really want to resolve them. My time would be quickly. However, after reading this I realize God wants me to “pause” for a bit. As hard as it is to wait, His timing is always right. Praying for patience right now and for restoration of my marriage.

  18. This was perfect timing for me and an awesome reminder…in our lives of “our plans/busy”.

    Thank you!!!

  19. Bonnie Causey says:

    Thank You!

  20. Julie. Oh my gosh “WAIT” is exactly what’s God has been speaking for this whole year . We have been in the waiting process and many things my husband and I “health , selling a house . Just when we think we’re going to move ahead in an area God is saying no. So we too are waiting and learning to trust !

  21. Amen! God gives us exactly what we need! Thank you for this. It speaks right to my heart and soul at a moment I need His encouragement and grace. I have been struggling for so long with accepting His holy pause in my life, but your words speak directly to my resistance, my stubborn willfulness, my fear of simply letting go and letting God.

  22. We have 3 children now out of wed lock and have long decided to finally make it right to the Lord. Over the years, we planned for the perfect wedding that will fit us all in, however there are a lot of things that made us pause, (death, birth, financial health..). Today are one of those days when I ask the Lord for the perfect time, “Lord, can we finally plan it together now?”. How blessed I am to be answered right away! I’ll worship while I wait.

  23. Thank you for this message today! During my morning prayers today I told the Lord how unsettled I was about ALL the waiting I have been doing the last 5 years of my life and how unhappy I felt about it today. My husband and I have been waiting for a child, waiting to buy a house, waiting for the right time for so many things. This was just what I needed to read today to remind me that all things in His perfect timing.

  24. This was spot. on. for my life right now. The funny thing is that this message is coming from all around me! I feel like God wants me to sit at His feet in preparation for the work to come. Truth be told, the work is all around me-all the time, gospel-centered living is just naturally like that. But certain projects require a little more of that “holy rest” you described. Jesus withdrew in a big way before the biggest projects of His life. I know he is calling me to withdraw in a different way than normal. Thank you for this good Word! It is almost like It was meant just for me! But as I see comments piling up, God is wanting to do LOTS of wonderful things in these dear ladies all around me! 🙂

  25. It looks like your message was for a lot of us this morning . I thank you for sharing it with us. May it help us not to get ahead of The Lord . And to remember it all in his timing. As it is all his glory and honor. Gods Blessings to you all.

  26. I agree-this dead on. I’m very impatient, I want everything right now. I have a to-do list and I really have to work myself up to get anything done. Everyday is a struggle for me to wait.

  27. Kimberly Hicks says:

    Thank you for this word. I have so many things going on in my mind. Nothing is working my way: financially, physically, etc. This was for me today. God knows what you need and when you need it.

  28. This devotion was just what I needed. It is hard to relinquish control ( being on the throne instead of God)even during pauses in life. I’ve been disabled from systemic lupus for 30 yrs; now my teenage daughter, my youngest child, has recently been diagnosed with POTS Syndrome & is seriously ill. I am grateful that God has given me a pause in my health to help her, but I find myself wanting to compare how I reacted to my illness with what is happening to her. I have anger that she isn’t fighting to regain her health & not giving in to this illness, as I THINK SHE NEEDS TO. I hear God’s voice telling me to trust & obey, to spend the better portion with him & this sick child without trying to be in control. Gwenn from Va

  29. This devotional was perfect timing for me. It’s a confirmation of what I was feeling God was doing in my life. I’m in a “wait” right now, and I am feeling unusually peaceful. He knows I’m ready, so it’s just a matter of time until He says, “Go!” There’s something that He knows that I don’t know about, so I will serve Him while I’m waiting, trusting Him and not my own understanding. Such a powerful verse!

  30. This reminds me of the song “While I’m Waiting” by John Waller. The lyrics, in part, are below, but it is definite;ly worth watching on YouTube.
    I’m waiting, I’m waiting on You Lord
    And I am hopeful, I’m waiting on You Lord
    Though it is painful, but patiently I will wait

    And I will move ahead bold and confident
    Taking every step in obedience

    While I’m waiting I will serve You
    While I’m waiting I will worship
    While I’m waiting I will not faint
    I’ll be running the race even while I wait

    I’m waiting, I’m waiting on You Lord
    And I am peaceful, I’m waiting on You Lord
    Though it’s not easy no, but faithfully I will wait
    Yes, I will wait

    And I will move ahead bold and confident
    Taking every step in obedience

    While I’m waiting I will serve You
    While I’m waiting I will worship
    While I’m waiting I will not faint
    I’ll be running the race even while I wait

    Read more: John Waller – While I’m Waiting Lyrics | MetroLyrics

    • is this waiting song form the fireproof movie?

    • is this waiting song form the fireproof movie?
      i have been in the waiting room for last two years trying to past a boards exam, Gods testing and abiding experiences. Sometimes i have heard from him but mostly not. I am told waiting is protection but i think need protection from myself wanting to move too soon. I want some beacons to show me the way. It is hard to know where to go.

  31. Suzy Gayle says:

    Great scripture and story. We need to be honest with our children to see Gods grace is loving and forgiving. Blessings

  32. Hello i really needed that devotion I have been having some tough times and struggles In my life right now My plans have no work out And nothing seem to moving forward I need to wait on god I hard think to do There are times i want to pack it up And start over I just need stay encouragement And let god work it out Thank you Carolyn

  33. Melissa Killian says:

    My husband and I are praying and waiting on an answer about a job promotion for him. We have been praying and believing that God will bring it to pass. We are currently living 5 and 6 hours from our children and extended family and really need and want to be closer. This promotion will put us within an hour and a half to two hours from everyone, which would be amazing! I know that God knows our hearts and sees our need. While I pray for His will in our lives, I also pray that it is within His will for us to step into this opportunity and be closer to our family. We are waiting and have been waiting for about 2 weeks, to hear and it is very hard! I feel so anxious, nervous and sometimes worried. This waiting is definitely teaching me to depend on God to speak peace to my heart and to be patient for His timing. I thank God for all of His many blessings! Prayerfully continuing to wait.

  34. Soooo timely. Praise God. Thank you for sharing.

  35. I saw this in a friends facebook post .. And it was just what I need to read- I have been so busy planning and wanting to make things happen..perfect timing for your post to show up in FB

  36. Wow I needed to hear this today. I thrive on accomplishing and when it’s not happening I get down. But sometimes God needs us to wait to remind us who is in control. Than you.

  37. Praise God! What a great devotional and good time for me to read this. Thanks for sharing this today Proverbs31 lovely Ladies! Also, it always makes my heart so happy to see women with grey or white hair! Julie~ you are BEAUTIFUL! I love your crown of glory ~ it so glorifies God. I haven’t been blessed with my crown of glory yet… hopefully someday. 🙂 Praying the Lord helps us all wait on Him and that our eyes would be open to see each blessing He is trying to give us.

  38. Had surgery yesterday & it is an adjustment to put my life on pause! Hard to believe that I walked 30 miles 10 days ago for breast cancer. There is so much to do around me but I am resting and focusing on Him today! Thank you for the encouragement!

  39. Thank you so much for this article (and reminder.) I needed this, today. I am in a season of waiting, and each day, I must seek His strength in order to rest in this ‘Holy pause’ (<< I love that!)

  40. I need this. My adopted 6 year old son was diagnosed yesterday with PTSD, anxiety and RAD. Two weeks ago he was diagnosed with ADHD and ODD. We have had many doors opened and closed. Life at home is pretty rough with this little guy right now. So I would love to have some quick answers or quick fix. Yesterday we found a great therapist only to realize our insurance doesn’t cover that and it is very expensive. So today I wait on the Lord. Thank you for the verses to meditate on today.

    • Cori, I’m so sorry about all the concerning diagnosis’. May the Lord give you peace and grace as you trust Him to provide. May He bring complete and permanent healing to your boy. Blessings to you and your family!

  41. Your devotion is so very timely. I’ve just been presented with an unexpected opportunity that could be beneficial in many ways. And yet, I feel pulled toward remaining in my less “productive” state. Your words – as they reflect God’s words – are resting in my heart and mind today. Thank you!

  42. Wow! Were you speaking directly to me – Ms. task-oriented, results-oriented, accomplishment-driven me? “WAIT” is not part of my vocabulary, yet God has mandated several wait periods throughout my life, and every one of them produced results that far exceeded my original (self-proclaimed) expectations. By now you would think I have finally learned my lesson, yet here I am, impatiently enduring another very long wait period in my life. As previous results have shown, I KNOW God’s plan will turn out far better than my own, yet I still resist the need to wait. God, please give me the strength and the trust in Your will, provision, omniscience, and timing, to WAIT! In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  43. Thanks for these timely words. My husband and I are waiting on God, as we face some decisions…this is a good reminder to pause and keep seeking God’s plan for us, even when we don’t want to wait, or want the answer NOW! Thanks again for your words.

  44. I thank God for allowing me to chance upon this devotion at this juncture of my life. I thought I was ready to progress onto marriage but my boyfriend isn’t and I felt that we should breakup if the future is uncertain after four plus years of dating. We are giving each other a cooling off period to think through things and I thank God for this reminder to simply wait upon Him. His ways are higher than our ways, His thoughts are higher than ours.

  45. Susan Allen says:

    Hi, this is the second time today that I have received this word “Trust in the Lord…” I got a text message from my pastor this morning, explaining the same thing, that we need to trust God to reveal His will for our lives. As I saw this devotional I knew God is trying to tell me something, because I also heard a message last night, about trusting God. Praise God for His ways of working in our lives, in my life. Y’all pray for me that God may show me where I need to surrender and totally lean on Him and trust Him and His will for me.

  46. It’s the end of the day and I just read this. In ten minutes it will be my 11th anniversary. However my husband had filed fof divorce and left me for another woman … His secretary who is 30 years younger.
    I’m so sad over this and keep hoping he will have a change of heart. Today’s devotional helped me stay focused on the Lords will.

  47. Dearest Deborah, my heart aches with yours. I have been in the same place as you are right now and it is so very hard. My husband of 25 years left me and our two beautiful daughters for a co-worker who is 20 years younger. He had a son with her while we were married and I had no idea. Hold onto Jesus through this very challenging “holy pause” in your life. You have heard of taking it “day by day” but sometimes I found, I had to move through the situation trusting God moment by moment. Set your mind that no matter what your husband’s choices, you will live in and through this time as a God honoring woman. Continue to pray for your husband and that his desires would be to return to God and to you. Pray for the other woman- that God would reveal her sin to her and bring her to repentance and if needed, salvation. I learned that even if I could not understand, I still could trust God. I read my Bible alot and asked God to speak His truth to me. I listened to alot of Christian music to worship God despite my circumstances. Seek wise counsel. Our friends who love us may tell us what they would or would not do. Find Godly, wise people who will listen, pray with and for you, and honor God with how they advise you. Read Isaiah 43, the entire chapter. It really was my go to from God’s word. Look at people in the Bible who God blessed and used despite their pain and loss. Divorce is loss very similar to death. Know you may grieve but God promises to be with you and you are not alone. Despite what your husband may choose, God still has His Jeremiah 29:11 for you. Remember you will be covered by the prayers of Godly women from Prov 31 ministry who have read your post. I will be praying for you as well during this time of waiting.

  48. Thank you, Julie for the wonderful encouragement.
    I have been out of work for more than 7 months and waiting for the right job comes to me. Actually right now I am waiting for the result of the job interview which was held on Tuesday. Then I clicked my email and have started to read your devotion. I have been encouraged your words that;

    “If we are wise, we will use our down time, that holy pause, to allow our hearts to connect with His on a more frequent and deeper level. At some point the wait will be over and we will be free to move forward, with Him, into all He has for us at that particular time.
    When we seek God’s will in all we do and learn to trust more in the Holy Spirit’s promptings than our own desire for productive accomplishments, our hearts will come into alignment with His. And He will show us the right path, in His perfect timing.”

    Even for this occasion, I could see God’s hand working in my life. He has given me the devotion at very time.
    Yes, I will be wise and waiting for His Perfect Timing!

    Thank you.
    Kyoko

  49. Laura Quijano says:

    Last night I felt so discouraged & disappointed. I let my guard down and satin attacked me mentally. I felt so confused and alone, but after realizing I was being under attack all I remember was crying out to God and asking him for strength. I felt my marriage was a waste of time, felt hopeless. But after reading this message, I realized that is not my timing, is God timing. I need to learn how to trust in Him completely in order to be fruitful.” We can’t change people. GOD DOES!

    And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose (Romans 8:28KJV)

    Thank god for your message and may God bless you always♥.

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