Keep reaching for and achieving your dreams; Never give up hope.
With God, all things are possible!
My heart was filled with emotion when my son held my book in his hands for the first time. I saw the emotion on his face as he read my handwritten dedication to him. As we ate breakfast, my son attentively listened as I shared my experiences with the writing/publishing process and explained that when I first started the process, I had no idea how I was going to bring the project to completion. The process was not easy and there were times I wondered if the book would ever be finished. However, God constantly intervened and assured me that the book would be published in His time.
When things got difficult and I felt as though I was moving against the current, it was a sign that I needed to step back, re-assess the situation and let God steer me in the right direction. It was also in those moments of surrender that God gave me the answers that I needed.
Does this sound familiar? Are you constantly swimming against the current instead of allowing God to take control and steer you in the right direction?
“Be still, and know that I am God.
I will be exalted among the nations.
I will be exalted in the earth.”
God speaks to us in many different ways, but we must take the time to silence our thoughts and just listen to the voice (Holy Spirit) within. The answers are always placed in our hearts and we must remember to trust the voice within.
Our experiences, whether good or bad, help mold us into the persons that we are today. There are times that God allows us to go through certain experiences in order to be redirected onto the right path or help us change our expectations and perspectives. As a result, we are able to focus on the things that are truly important and help us fulfill our life’s purpose.
It is important to remember, however, that one should never give up hope. We must remain faithful and keep our hearts and minds open in order to receive the wonderful blessings that God has in store for each one of us. God communicates with us in many different ways, but we must slow down and be still long enough to hear the messages.
If we remain open-minded, faithful and surrender ourselves to God, we will find that the answers have been placed deep within our hearts all along. Moreover, it is in those times of sweet surrender that God does His greatest work and performs miracles in our lives.
Q. M. Herrera
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