I pray that God will bestow blessings upon blessings into your lives and into mine!
Have you ever wondered how to get to a point where blessings will come? I’m not saying that you’re not blessed. I’m talking about the times in your life when every single thing goes WRONG! When every corner that you turn leaves you feeling more depleted than the one before and you don’t feel any blessings at all.
There are times in my life when I’ve been tired of being sick and tired. I’ve suffered spiritually, emotionally, financially and physically. All of this would leave me feeling drained mentally. Can you relate? The old me, (because I’m new now, yeah), would wallow in depression and have severe panic attacks.
Lift Up Your Head
I couldn’t see the forest for the trees. People may have told me things were going to get better but I refused to see or hear it. Even coming out of my many situations kept me in a state of blindness. I always wanted to tell someone how unfortunate I was. It was almost impossible for me to lift up my head.
Now when I look back and even when I deal with hard times today I stop to see the blessings. I learned to look for the blessings in the midst of what I go through. Some people might have done things differently than I did in my life, but then I wouldn’t be where I am or have who and what I have. There’s a reason to lift up your head even when things are going horribly.
I learned that God continually bestows blessings upon His children and I am a Child of God, so that includes me.
For some people, divorce is the last stop with no coming back from it, for me it was a learning experience that gave me 2 of my greatest gifts, my children.
For some, losing loved ones stops them in their tracks, for me, while it still stings, after I lost my mother as a child, I was forced to get my life together.
For some, dealing with brokenness and loneliness takes every bit of strength from them, for me, it showed me that I could make it through the dark times in my life.
You see, God does bestow blessings upon blessings, throughout every stage of our lives. You may have seen and experienced horrible, unspeakable things and yet you are here today, stronger and more experienced than ever. Your story is tailor-made for someone who needs to be encouraged and know that they can really face tomorrow, because you have. The blessings are those of strength and resilience.
Don’t go another day without thanking God for His blessings. He continues to present, I mean, bestow, them upon you constantly. He sends sunshine and rain. He provides food, clothing, shelter, peace of mind, health and comfort.