I still need God... even when life is easy.
I slept over eight hours last night… and I still need God to give me strength and patience as I handle conflict among my students.
My students listened so well today… and I still need God to give me the right words to say to encourage them.
My students walked into the classroom and piled me with hugs… and I still need God to help me give them the love they deserve.
I got countless “I love you” today… and I still need God to wrap His arms around me and tell me that He loves me, too.
I was called “Mrs. Dagher” today… and I still need God to remind me of His faithfulness during my season of waiting for my husband.
I went outside into the warm sun today and felt the refreshing breeze brush over my face… and I still need God to remind me how my heart feels when I spend quality time with Him. Like a fresh breeze. A refreshment for my soul.
I paid off my car within six months of getting it just last week… and I still need God to teach me more about the ways in which He has abundantly blessed me financially this year.
Stephen accepted his dream job with Samaritan’s purse… and I still need God to take my hand and lead me straight to the job that I will soon call my own.
I waited and waited to hear back on the overseas apprenticeship and we were rerouted at the last second… and I still need God to remind me that He was working behind the scenes when I couldn’t see it.
We are traveling to North Carolina this weekend to see our new house… and I still need God to remind me that our home is to be a community of growth and fellowship, not a home for closed doors and selfishness.
I am having to quit and permanently leave my most favorite job to move ten hours away to a community that I don’t know one single person in… and I still need God to comfort me in all my sad goodbyes and exciting hellos.
I am struggling with my PCOS and my hormones are completely off-track… and I still need God to prepare my body to be a wonderful and healthy mama someday.
My bathroom was flooded when I woke up this morning… and I still need God to bring the right person in to fix it who is knowledgeable about broken pipes, as I couldn’t be there to help because of school.
Almost everything in my bathroom was ruined and my renters insurance won’t cover it… and I still need God to remind me that material things are only temporary, but eternal life is forever.
When life is beautiful, we still need God to remind us of His precious blessings.
When life is painful, we still need God to wrap our hearts in His grace and love.
I still need God.
“May I never forget, on my best day, that I need God as desperately as I did on my worst day.”
“‘Lord, help!’ they cried in their trouble, and He saved them from their distress. He calmed the storm to a whisper and stilled the waves. What a blessing was that stillness as He brought them safely into harbor. Let them praise the Lord for His great love and for the wonderful things He has done for them.”