Think about it Tuesday 

This past Sunday was Growth Track.

Growth track is a meeting for new and olds at Church of Hope to learn more about who the church is, how to be a better disciple of Christ and to learn more about Small Groups  and Dream Teams/Volunteers.

As an employee at COH, part of my responsibilities involved Growth Track. I have sat through many of the classes mentioned above.

I am no longer employed at COH but I still understand the process and how sometimes they might need additional hands. 

I offered. They accepted.

Emily spoke first and she said something that I had not heard before or maybe she had said it, and it was the first time I heard. 

As a follower of Christ, Trusting God in all things is part of the gig. 

She continued to speak about how a friend once explained to her that trusting God is like your hands being open like this –

When we hold onto our issues, problems and heartaches ourselves, we look like this this, with our hands clenched. Keeping it all to ourselves.

Holding tight.

Squeezing the guts out of it.

This resonated so deep with me.

I trust God.

I truly do, with all my heart.

But I’m human and it’s super easy to try and fix it MYSELF. 

All by myself 

Leave me alone. I can do it. I’m a big girl.

But really……..

I know, I really do, yet most times I try to fix it myself. This option doesn’t work or it takes every ounce of energy and emotional stamina I can muster up.

So today? Are you clenching your firsts so hard that your fingers are blue or your knuckles are white?

Or are you opening your hands to the possibilities? 

The possibilities God has promised us.

His love and mercy endures and is ever faithful. 

It’s time to open up those hands. 

Think about it.

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Christ Follower 💜 Wife 💜 Mom 💜 Grandmom (BB is my name). 💜Rescued and Restored a 114 year old farmhouse. Isaiah 54:7
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