It may not feel ok…

Sometimes we go through some things that are stressful and not sure what the outcome will be. We tell ourselves that it will all be okay, and in the end it will be. But that doesnt help how totally un-okay it feels right now. It doesnt guarantee that the outcome will feel okay. It may be the case that we will land in “So-Not-Okayville” for a while. But this I know is true…God will be there. He will walk us through it. In all of our worst case scenarios, God is there. Yes, we can pray and hope for the best case scenario, but if it goes the other way then the disappointment could be so great that we may try to be angry at God if we think He is supposed to only allow easier paths to happen. Even if the worst happens, pray to remember God is bigger than our worst and He has a plan that we cannot see. Rejoice in the strength God will provide. Lean on that strength. Remember whose Spirit we are made of when our reactions want to go south. Recall that the testing of our faith is not meant to beat us down but to build us up. Trust God’s plan even if we have no clue what it is or where it will take us or why it is going the way it is. Allow yourself to feel what you feel but take those feelings to the One who made them for Him to control. It may not feel okay, but we will be okay. We can still learn to be content in all circumstances.

Joshua 1:9
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.

Ephesians 6:10
Finally my brethern, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of His might.

Romans 8:18 and 28
For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.
And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are called according to His purpose.

Philippians 4:4-8

4 Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice.

5 Let your gentleness be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand.

6 Be anxious for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

7 And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

8 Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.


Lord, I pray not another state is put under a stay at home order. I pray this virus just vanishes into thin air. I pray that ones that can not work from home will be able to safely go to work and still be paid. Lord, above all my requests I pray that you help us accept Your will with total trust and faith that You will take care of us. Even if You allow this to continue, I walk in faith that all bad will turn to good for those that love You. I know You hold Your promises secure and You have promised You will provide all we need. Help us to stay content through loss and show the world what Your peace and love looks like. I pray for the vunerable in all this that they are protected and remain healthy. Thank You for the peace that surpasses all understanding. Thank You that when I feel overwhelmed I can bring it to You and feel Your love and peace envelope me. Thank You Lord. In Christ name, Amen