to the troubles and questions of my heart God said:
Q: How can I make peace, Father?
A: Joy brings peace.
When we release our burdens to the Lord we always get something in return: joy, peace, boldness, love. He always replaces the icky with righteousness, purity, and grace. We never need to worry about leaving the Throne Room empty because He fills our cup–not to the brim but He overflows it with excess of the Spirit. And not the cheap stuff the world pawns off on us, but with excess of Himself such that we never run out of Him.
Q: Now, Lord, what say You to the notion that there is a despised one among us who confesses You yet the truth of that confession is unknown? Continue reading
A: Fix your hearts and minds on my word, on my love. Remember who you are, whose you are. These truths will guide you and keep you when you feel that things are calamitous and unmanageable. I am always with you.