Hello old friends, new followers and fellow bloggers-
I’m sort of a night owl even though I know I should go to bed, especially since I had to get up for work this morning. Anyways…I was having a chat with the Lord around 12:45 this morning, asking Him why it seems like for my life things take so long to get off the ground. I was reflecting on the fact that He used me to speak into someone’s life, and I have witnessed God’s word come to pass so quickly that it slightly baffled me. God did a quick work in their lives, and then I began to reflect on my own life and think, “What’s taking God so long???”
The Holy Spirit began to speak to me in that moment about rockets…guys I know nothing about rockets or missiles, except that they go far in to the atmosphere at a very high speed. The Holy Spirit began speaking to me about a rocket taking off, and how a rocket takes off at such a high speed that the vessel itself becomes super hot. The speed of the launch creates the intensity of the temperature. So if the rocket was not built correctly, or if it’s foundation vessel was super weak; the heat would destroy the vessel in the middle of the launch. SO I , not really missing my physics class at this moment thought out loud, “So what does this have to do with me?” And immediately, the Lord replied; “I had to take time to build you, to make you strong so that when I launch you in my divine plan, heat from the speed doesn’t destroy you.” “If I allowed you to be launched into purpose without a strong foundation, as soon as things got tough- you would break and never make it to your next place in me.”
Sometimes, we look at our lives compared to others and feel a sense of discouragement. Why does it seem like I have to work for everything? But those around me are freely given amazing opportunities? Why does it seem like I am always lacking resources? When others have what they need to make the difference they desire? Sometimes, it seems like life isn’t fair.
I encourage you to realize that God is working in your life. He is building the foundation so that when He launches you, you don’t crumble at the speed by which He turns things around in your life. Don’t despise the process. Stop comparing your life with others (something that I am working on now! ). Understand that God’s plan is great, no matter what it entails and that His ways are always right.
Be encouraged and please write me, I love hearing from you guys!
Until next time,
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