Thursday, August 08, 2013

Devotional: God Cares for You

Even when it seems like no one else can understand the difficulties and trials of our lives we can know that God cares for us.  That is the theme of this week's devotional at Paul's Ponderings:

{1 Peter 5:6-7; NLT}  
So humble yourselves under the mighty power of God, and at the right time he will lift you up in honor. Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you. 

There are times in our lives when we are convinced that no one is able to understand what we are going through. Even when we know other people who have been through a similar circumstances we tell ourselves that what we went through is very different.

This happens because our focus is in the place. Our focus is squarely on us and what we are feeling.  In turn this  leads us to become consumed with circumstances that we forget about God. Focusing on ourselves becomes a vicious cycle that guarantees that we will continue to feel worse about ourselves as we become more isolated from other people, until something is able to come in and break it.

Continue reading God Cares for You » Paul's Ponderings.

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