How are we know by the people around us? Some great thoughts here from Stacy S at Be Still. Blessings and enjoy!


I have been thinking, rather daydreaming, about this blog for a while.  I couldn’t seem to connect all the dots to pull it all together.  During my morning devotion it clicked, finally. Now, here I sit in front of my computer praying I can communicate my strong feelings accurately.

Here it goes…

We may not understand why things happen. We may think things aren’t fair. We compare our lives to others and think we deserve what the other has or even more than what they have. We like to think of ourselves as good and we like to think our way of thinking makes the most sense.

We get disappointed in others and play the ‘what if’ game.  What if I was raised in a nicer neighborhood?  What if my parents were nicer to me?  What if I had a sisters instead of a brothers? What if my parents took me to church as a child?  What if…?

What if we stopped and began to realize God places us where we need to be.  I know there are many people out there that loathe the “everything happens for a reason” response to life.  I have felt this way as well.  Because, let’s face it, life can completely suck at times. Some people coast through life and others don’t.  The problem is––we begin to lose our trust in His perfect plan when we stop believing God has us where He needs us.…read the rest of the post here: What if we are known by…