Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. – Colossians 3:2
Life in itself can be overwhelming.
It’s like the saying goes, “As soon as one part of your life gets better, another part falls apart”.
Life for the most part is a series of changes and challenges. How you face these changes and challenges is what defines you as a Christian, or a good person.
God calls people to Him and he calls people to do things. The difficult part is how you handle this thing called Life. Life is wrought with challenges. God puts these challenges out there to test you. The big question is… How do you handle the challenge?
The biggest challenge and the hardest step you can take is to open your heart to God and pass everything over to Him.
Some days you are going to wake up and you are going to feel like everything is against you. You may go to a doctor and receive some news that scares you. But this is all part of Life and Life is a journey.
It’s so hard to open yourself up and be vulnerable with anyone, but with God it takes a lot of Faith. It won’t be easy to open your heart and take that leap. You will question your faith and you will question everything. But in the end it’s a mindset.
Faith is a state of mind and being. You have to be able to be open.
When you’re struggling find a Bible, or look on the web. Open it to a random page and read. You have to create that connection between you and God. You have to make that first step.
Then, when things happen in your life and you feel hopeless… Remember Moses and the Jews traveling through the desert. They faced trial and tribulations. But remember that they aren’t the only ones that spent time in the desert. Jesus had his time of trials on the desert and John the Baptist lived in the desert.
God likes to test his people in the desert, but the desert doesn’t have to be literal. The desert can just be life. You have to decide how you’re going to handle the challenges, but it’s important to remember that when God calls us there’s usually a calling.
The calling won’t be obvious and God’s ways and words are not neither. It’s important to look at what God gives you and realize that behind it all is a greater purpose.