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May 15, 2024 by Larry Wayne (Tennessee, USA)
Larry Wayne

I stand, looking out across the mountains, traces of snow on the ground. Even in the gray of winter, God’s beautiful creation leaves me in awe. I am reminded of Hebrews 11:3. “By faith we understand that the universe was formed at God’s command, so that what is seen was not made out of what was visible” (NIV).

I’m reminded that the beauty of God’s creation is not just the physical things around me. In looking back on my life, so many things that I thought I had done on my own were God’s gifts of grace. I have failed God many times in that I didn’t have faith that I would ever come out of the struggles I faced. But when I'd think all was lost, God would bless me once again with love and mercy. Today, through faith and trust, God has brought me joy and happiness like I’ve never experienced.

We have a sign that hangs over our bed: “Give it to God and go to sleep.” If you face struggles or uncertainty in your life, this is the best advice. Give it to God and have faith that tomorrow God will guide you to a better place.

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