So often in life when trials come my way, I let worry take over. I forget the powerful truth that God is in control. I forget to go to Him first. I start letting negativity take over my thoughts. I begin to try to search for a solution or remedy. I begin to believe in only what I can see. I know that this isn't how I should handle these difficult times, but it is often where I fall.
But, there is always something or someone that reminds me that He is always faithful and His love is never ending. That there is nothing bigger than Him. Music has been such a beautiful way for me to worship and to feel close to Him, when all seems to be wavering. I have been singing the words of It is Well, by Bethel Music continuously the last few weeks. They speak such truth. A truth I often need to be reminded of.
“Far be it from me to not believe. Even when my eyes can’t see. And this mountain that’s in front of me. Will be thrown into the midst of the sea.
Through it all, through it all. My eyes are on You. Through it all, through it all. It is well.
Through it all, through it all. My eyes are on You. It is well with me.
So let go my soul and trust in Him. The waves and wind still know His name. It is well with my soul. It is well with my soul”
I am reminded to keep my eyes on Him always. I am grateful for the reminders of His presence. I am grateful that He has given me our children as a reminder of his love and grace. I want our children to see that through all circumstances we can seek Him and find peace. These images are reminders to me to live in the moment. We can let worries and disappointments paralyze us from living fully or we can truly trust in Him and His plan. It is through His peace that we can enjoy these beautiful moments of life, even in the midst of storms and trials. I pray that we can find joy in all things.
And so I let go and trust in Him and know it is well.