All posts tagged: To Be A Person (TBAP)

Focus On Jesus

How do you deal with moments in life that are not what you expected to happen? God tells us that all things work together for the good of those who love Him. What does this mean? Recently, I experienced my soul lose its wind from a traverse of my perfectly-made plans. The pain, sadness, tears, and fears that followed, overwhelmed me, making me sick on the inside. I found that when I focused on myself, I felt a lot of pain—all of it. When I, however, focused on others around me, the pain felt less; but it was just a temporary distraction. It wasn’t until I focused on Jesus (like Peter who walked on water as long as he looked onto Jesus even in the midst of the storm—he could STAND), and then took a deep breath and asked for His help, before healing finally began. I sought professional counsel, and even had the counselor talk on the phone with the individual I felt hurt by. One time, the counselor read a verse in Scripture …