Proverbs 16:9 New International Version (NIV)
9 In their hearts humans plan their course,
but the Lord establishes their steps.
God guides our lives if we let him. Just the person who guides the balloon. Think about it, as we step into God's plan, he begins to teach us which way to go. Sometimes we go higher in life and sometimes we go lower. Each day is a new beginning and we will face things we planned on and things we didn't plan on in life. Trusting God with all our hearts is so important. That ways when the storms of life come, our lives remain in peace. I dare to say that the people in the hot air balloons are not afraid of height or they wouldn't step into the box. I'm sure they see beautiful things so high in the sky and the weather must be calm or they can't go up. Our lives should rest in peace and we find ourselves going up in God.
Psalm 33:20-22 New International Version (NIV)
20 We wait in hope for the Lord;
he is our help and our shield.
21 In him our hearts rejoice,
for we trust in his holy name.
22 May your unfailing love be with us, Lord,
even as we put our hope in you.
Putting our hope in God is important. Each day hold it's own story and we don't know what is on the page of our lives. We try hard to figure somethings out and it won't always make sense to our brains. God has a plan and he says that clearly in the word (Bible). Jeremiah 29:11 speaks of a plan, a promise and a future.
Fear is not from God, but there will be things that scare us. If we could only remember that God wants good things for each and he hasn't give us the spirit of fear.
2 Timothy 1:7 King James Version (KJV)
For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.
God speaks of having a sound mind. A mind that stay on Jesus is one who trust him through it all. Let us not forget we are human and there will be times we will overthink things. It is up to you to bring your mind back to peace in God. The devil goes around to steal our peace of God. Trying to sway us that nothing good happens and yet we know it does.
1 Peter 5:8 New International Version (NIV)
Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lionlooking for someone to devour.
I am grateful for the love of God and his amazing peace through it all. I was speaking last night about not being the person I as when I was in my 30's. I have changed greatly and I see how far God has brought my life. There is always too much to gain than loose in one day. A new beginning and the joy of the Lord becomes our strength. Knowing without a doubt that God has connected our lives through the words on this page. Your time is valuable to be and I try to keep my blog 2-3 minutes in reading time. Sharing some hope and know that I care about the readers of my blog.
Going up to higher places today in God. Take some time to give thanks for all the things you already have in life. Things change for a reason and it's not always easy to face a new normal, but necessary. My prayers continue for each of you, your family and friends.