10. Piles of Loss.
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The most difficult loss is the compounded one. When we wonder if God and Satan are playing another Job-like game. This time, we’re the victims.
When everything piles up and losses accumulate, remember this is only a season. At some point, this mess will end. How we react today is more important than how we find our way out some time in the future.
Younger people are watching us. Family members still depend on us to be the matriarchs and patriarchs of faith. Life on this earth will not become easier with time. The book of Revelation is a constant reminder.
But we don’t have to let the losses destroy us. We can use some of the tools mentioned in this article and keep our focus upward.
When everything seems out of whack, repeat the lovely words of Isaiah 46:4. Our loving God speaks hope to our hearts, “Even to your old age and gray hairs I am he who will sustain you. I have made you and I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you.”
RJ Thesman finds her passion coaching writers, editing books, speaking in various venues and writing words of hope. She is the author of 11 books and more than 800 articles. Connect with RJ on her website: RJThesman.net.
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