Life for many can be overwhelming. All of us at some time or another face some pretty serious challenges. Take a look at the list below and see if any are currently plaguing you:
- Poor health (yours or that of a loved one)
- Obesity or excessive weight gain
- Difficulties at work
- Disobedient children
- Infidelity (either yours or that of a spouse)
- Addiction (alcohol, food, spending, sex, drugs or other)
- Mounting bills or financial disaster
Chances are, one or even several of the above problems apply to you. In fact, if you were to walk into a crowd, close your eyes and throw a stone, most likely you’d hit someone who was dealing with one of the above issues. It’s unfortunate, but it’s true.
So, what do you do? Well, I firmly believe that if your life is spinning out of control in some way or another – you need a moment of clarity, a moment of vision. You need to be grounded, so that the winds of adversity don’t shatter your dreams and destroy your motivation to move forward. Here’s a devotion by Oswald Chambers that will help you get moving in the right direction –
What is God inspiring you to do today? No matter what your challenge, He only asks that you take the initiative – the first step in the right direction. Stand up, take action and trust God to breathe life into the dullness that has become your existence.