The quote for this week is:
"The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not be in want. He makes me to lie down in green pastures, He leads me beside still waters, He restores my soul. He guides me in paths of righteousness for His name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. Surely goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever."
How often I wished the Lord would lead me in a different path because sometimes life can be hard. But since He is my shepherd, He knows what's best for me and so I follow.
There are seasons when it may be for my good to be alone and to experience loneliness. It seems those are the times when I learn to depend more on Him and grow closer to Him. He fills my cup each day and ...He is sufficient.
People may disappoint us but ...God never does.
If I'm constantly filling my life with activity and busyness, I may never learn how dependable and faithful the Lord really is. So, I'm grateful for the gift of loneliness because those are the times when I learn to cling even closer to my Abba Daddy.