The title of this blog comes from one of my favorite hymns."It is Well With My Soul"
When peace like a river attendeth my way
When sorrows like sea billows roll, Whatever my lot, Thou has taught me to say
It is well, it is well, with my soul
Saturday, January 8, 2011
Bumps in the Road
Sometimes it's just a battle. Things going along smoothly...then surprise...you hit a bump in the road. We hit one of those bumps yesterday....yup they even come on vacation. The choice is always going to be to react to the circumstance or look at it from an eternal perspective. I do believe there can be an eternal perspective to just about anything....if you look for it....we have a sovereign God...he can use any situation for his good and ultimate glory.....but it is awful hard sometimes when you are in the midst to think that way.....it is a battle. We have been struggling..(it was an interesting evening).....to seek the Lord....for wisdom in the details...for direction....and to let go. This is definitely a Romans 8:28 moment....a verse I hesitate to give others when they are going through stuff...sounds formulated....and when you are in the midst it is hard to hear...but since I am preaching to myself I am going for it. (for the benefit of family and friends...the "bump in the road" was not health related... just life happening)
"And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose" Romans 8:28