Good morning, dear friends!
It's Wednesday again, bringing me back to Coffee for your Heart Wednesdays, where I get to link up with all kinds of new friends at www.holleygerth.com and share from the heart, over coffee of course.
4 am is early for most, but that is my time of the day. To write, to think, to pray and to share….
with my own cup of coffee in hand of course. Grab your cup of coffee or tea or hot chocolate and join me, would you? I always enjoy sharing a cup with a friend.
Can you think of a time when you felt alone?
Perhaps that brought on fear.
Or maybe sadness.
Perhaps it was a horrible feeling and you wanted nothing more than to escape feeling of being alone, but the more you tried, the more alone you felt.
Most of us do not like the feeling of being alone.
I've been there.
I've even been through a time of feeling so alone a few years ago, I wanted to escape the feeling so badly, I even had thoughts of taking my own life. That was a time of feeling alone. The good news is, I didn't stay there.
You Are Not Alone.
God, who created this world and holds it in His hands, sees every tear you cry. Every Tear. (Psalm 56:8) He sees. He cares. You Are Not Alone.
God knit you together in your mother's womb, from the beginning of time, He has known you. (Psalm 139) You Are Not Alone.
God knows all the plans He has for you. All of them. At times, that might include painful moments even. But He knows what is best for you, even when you don't. (Jeremiah 29:11). You Are Not Alone.
God sees and knows your heart, when no one else does. He hears your words, your hurts, your fears, your joys, your victories and your failures even when no one else does. You Are Not Alone.
All those things you do….You know what I mean…picking up toys and clothes,
Helping out a co worker
Paying for that person who didn't have enough change
Opening a door for someone
Giving a hug
Working a bit extra for someone who had a family emergency
Driving a person in need
Shoveling the neighbors snow
Taking water to a person on a hot day….
Buying a coffee for the one behind you...
The list goes on..
Those things you do that feel so small, yet are really SO big, because they are done from your heart….
Those things that feel unnoticed….
God sees all of those and smiles and says "That's my child…and I love her."
So please hear me from the bottom of my heart today: You Are Not Alone.
It can be hard at times when God is not tangible to feel. But if you take time to pause and soak in these words and truths, maybe you actually will feel Him. Because He is right there. Always by your side.
Trust me, I've been there, and I know.
You Are Not Alone. Do Not Lose Heart.