God will never give you anything you can’t handle, so don’t stress. – Kelly Clarkson
As we complete the first third of this blessed month, I can’t help but think of god’s role when it comes to despair.
In addition to god telling us in the various holy books that he is always with us and does not give us what we cannot bear, we only have to look closely to see this sign within ourselves.
Think of the most difficult times in your life when you thought you were never going to be able to “make it through” or get out of a situation, have you noticed that you always do? Have you noticed that when you look back you think, “I had everything I needed to get through this one”?
God is always here and he is always listening to us and he knows us better than we know ourselves. Knowing that gives me comfort that there is no need to despair, we just need faith that …
this too shall pass.
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