Many times we want to shine, without the pain and uncertainty of what the hard stuff brings. We long to reflect beauty without the glaring weakness of deep cracks that line our stories and fill us with holes. We want to cover what was broken and scarred, masking the struggles of a past that took us down difficult pathways. And yet, embracing the beauty of the broken is what enables us to live free.
Deep in our darkness, we think no one sees. But God sees.
It’s easy to go through life worried about the future, frustrated because your breakthrough is taking so long, upset because somebody did you wrong. But instead of complaining about the difficulty, being sour because your plans didn’t work out, you need to remember these three simple words: “all is well.” God is still on the throne. He wouldn’t have allowed it unless He had a purpose for it.
“I am the Lord and there is no other Lord. There is no other God. I will make you strong, even if you will not recognize me.” Isaiah 45:5 EASY
When you’re tempted to get discouraged, keep reminding yourself, “all is well.”