Do you ever feel like you’re in the middle of the ocean, waiting for someone to throw you a life preserver? Have you been praying the same prayer and wondered why God hasn’t answered, or delivered you from your trial? I’ve been there many times. I’ve grown weary while waiting on God to answer. Through it all, I’ve learned valuable lessons about trusting God during the process.
What do you do when you experience trial after trial, and it seems like the odds are against you? Or, you feel overwhelmed, abandoned, rejected and lonely? We learn from scripture what one woman did when it seemed her situation was unsolvable in her own strength. Read more for the hope to lean in during the hard times.
Experience has a way of teaching us some of life’s most valuable lessons, while pain and heartache add the exclamation point for emphasis. The year I received that first cancer diagnosis held some highlights for me as well as several low points. In this post, I’m reflecting on ten hard-fought lessons I learned after being diagnosed with cancer.
I was completely stunned the day I was diagnosed with cancer. As I listened to the words of the doctor, I knew I had a choice to make: I could cave to worry, fear, and anxiety, or I could fight back with the truth of God’s word. I wrote down 18 Scriptures and truth declarations that I could stand on during the hard times.
When you’re waiting for God to answer, where do you keep your focus? How do you wait patiently for Him to answer? How do you trust Him in the process? The waiting game is never easy whether you’re waiting for an answer to come or for pain to end or a door to open.