3 Things To Do When It Seems Like Your Life is Falling Apart

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He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. (Psalm 147:3)

There was a large, unsightly crack above a window in my room. It spanned the entire top area between the ceiling and the window itself. We recently decided to have it fixed.

I wasn’t at home when the repairs were being done but as I walked into my room, I stopped dead in my tracks.

Had I not known that that crack had been there, I would have doubted anyone who said so. The masonry work and paint job were superb.

The area looked brand new!

This morning as I lay on my bed staring at the ‘new’ wall, I kept asking myself why I waited so long to do this.

As I closed my eyes to thank God for this blessing, the Holy Spirit showed me the following…

1. Remember there is nothing to hard for God to fix.

I couldn’t fix this crack on my own since I know nothing about masonry. I had to trust the experts.

Whatever it is in our lives that needs to be fixed, we have to turn it over to God. He is waiting patiently to fix it. Be it the crack of lying, stealing, drunkenness, marital problems, work problems…whatever it is – give it to Him. He is THE expert.

Philippians 4:6 says “Be anxious for NOTHING, but in EVERYTHING, by prayer and supplication with gratitude, make your requests known to God” (caps are mine).

2. We have to be willing to let God  in.

My house is my sanctuary; the place that I feel the safest. It is not a thoroughfare. But in order to have the repairs done, I had to open it up to outsiders for days on end. In other words, I had to trust them in my house – my private space completely.

We also have to be willing to let God into our lives – not partially but wholly. He needs full access to work; to bring about the changes in our lives as He sees fit. When we go to God, we cannot hide anything from Him.

1 Samuel 16:7 says “But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the Lord sees not as man sees. For man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.”

3. We have to trust that He knows what He is doing.

I had to trust the workers to assess the problem and come up with a solution.

In the same way we too have to trust God to deal with our problems as HE sees fit. We have to stop trying to do it on our own and let him work. He’s good at it!

Proverbs 3:5-8 says “5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will direct your paths. Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord and depart from evil. It will be health to your body, and strength to your bones.”

Be blessed today!

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Henry Owusu Agyemang Sencherey
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Oh yes

Mischa Xavier
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I wish I knew what you all r feeling, I wish I wasn’t feeling so so lost, I wish that my God answers me too when I call on him in pain. But its wishful thinking

Lynn Fast
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Thank you, Pam

Cynthia Ogbechie
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Ya

Gift Zawadi
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Very true

Katherine Nunn
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Amen praise God

Nancy Torres
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Amen

Anna Di Paola
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Amen

Tina Kennamore
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Amen! Can’t imagine making it through life without HIM!

Nadège Dubuisson
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Amen

Zanna Te
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Amen to that

Pamela Boggs
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Yes and truth

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Brina Doc
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Praise , Jesus

Onyinye Cynthia Olibe
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yes oh

Dennice Gibson
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Sharunda Smith
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Amen! & Amen!

Mary Kahoro
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Sure

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Erin Crouso