When life knocks you right of the track you are on, get back up and head toward the track. Yup! I know it sounds simple, and I also know it’s not easy. Falling is never an easy place to rise up from yet it puts you in the perfect position for the greatness of God. It places you in a vulnerable spot on which great victory can occur. When we feel defeated to the core then it’s time to sing praises. It’s time to rejoice! It’s time for joy to bubble up from within because God is about to do something so great your mind can’t even wrap itself around the miracle.
I am battling with my weight at the moment and am getting really frustrated. I am on the right track. I am moving forward but the train just has not picked up any speed. The train I am on lacks motivation. It lags behind the rest hoping at some point to catch up and get ahead of the game. I may never get ahead of the rest and that is exactly where I need to be to have peace within my soul. I need to believe that I am on the right track and at least moving forward in the right direction. I need to believe God is directing the train and His ways are greater than mine will ever be.
Today I posted a blog in my Sparkpeople app which brought me to tears right in my office. In one simple moment of time I felt the presence of God in my life in a powerful Father-Loving way. He accepts me. He loves me. He is my strength. He is my rescuer when I fall. He is the only One who can pick me up, dust me off and set me in the right direction, any other voices are just distractions.
Today, choose the let Him pick you up, dust off the dirt and set you on the path towards the right track. He does not require us to return to where we once began the journey, however, He let’s us start right where we fell. There are no do overs with God, just continuations towards the right way. You are good enough for God to save you. You have not failed to the point where He forgets about you. You are created for a plan and purpose.
Begin today to believe in you. Believe in love. Believe in faith. Believe God is who He says He is. Allow Him to set you on the right track. If you fall off again, choose to know it is okay, He will pick you up right where you are. You do not have to seek help, He will come to you. Before you even ask He knows your distress and help is already on the way. He has everything you need to stay on track, no need for inventing schemes or great plans for survival. He alone has the answers. He alone knows your every need. He alone is the maker of the track you are to be on.
Dear God, Today I pray for all of us who are struggling in any area of our lives. I know You are sending help already, you won’t leave us in the dust, broken and battered. I pray peace to come today. I pray You will heal our wounds and set us on the right track towards the plan you have for our lives. Thank You for the work you are doing on our behalf. Thank You for the healing that is coming. Thank You for accepting us just as we are. In Jesus Name. Amen