As events have significantly deteriorated through Elaine’s ongoing quest for peace, we have all been stretched tremendously. My own intense, inner turmoil for her along with other life concerns had pulled me again into sinful ‘God drifting.’ I cried out to Him through my own spiritual quest with confession and repentance. In participating in my own spiritual housecleaning for the last few days, resolution and peace has come to me, even in continuing tough circumstances.
I have had to relinquish my controlling tendencies to God for this and a number of other burdensome situations presently experienced. Today I confessed that my selfish fretting in trying to fix situations had driven me farther from trusting in Christ for His answers.
God works in multiples. I praise Him that even in Elaine’s present turmoil I have been reminded afresh of the power of God in again turning my burdens over to Him. The test for me is to continue to leave them there and believe Him to accomplish that which in my own power is impossible.
“I can do all things through Christ Who strengthens me.” (Philippians 4:13).