Later while having a quiet time I was mentally explaining to God and myself that my problem was having the expectation in the first place, to have my feelings heard and understood! I concluded that in future I would not have any expectations, that I would keep quiet and leave my feelings in God's hands! I explained to God and myself further that I was not moving from a place of optimism to a place of defeat, but rather to a place of realism! I was choosing reality over La La Land! And thus I left it in God's hands (very [un]graciously).
I continued with my quiet time. And then....
Even though I left my 'issue' in God's hands with a
This is an excerpt from the book "God Calling"
"All agitation is destructive of good. All calm is constructive of good, and at the same time destructive of evil. When man wants evil destroyed so often he rushes to action. It is wrong. First be still and know that I am God. Then act only as I tell you. Always calm with God. Calm is trust in action. Only trust, perfect trust can keep one calm. Never be afraid of any circumstances or difficulties that help you to cultivate this calm."And the scripture with it:
Isaiah 30 v 15(b): In quietness and in confidence shall be your strength.
INSERT LIGHTENING HERE!!!!
- have confidence in Me to deal with your feelings!
Yes, I got it! I will strive in future to optimistically keep quiet, it is a strength, in the confidence that Christ will work in my circumstance, He will hear and understand my feelings without me having made a hash of trying to make someone understand!
I pray this is the encouragement to you that it is to me!