The Awakening

Some days I don’t feel like getting up out of bed and rejoicing before the Lord. Instead, I feel like crawling back into bed, hiding in the darkness, and sulking about how things haven’t gone my way. Instead of doing my morning devotions, I feel like sitting and stewing about all things negative, stubbornly reflecting upon all of my hardships. Perhaps I feel abandoned by God, or maybe I am upset about another hard lesson learned through my disobedience and his discipline. In any case, I have found it is easy to get caught up in the self-pity of my own unfulfilled plans, instead of believing with confidence “that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been Read More