If I can just get through this…..


Have you ever said that to yourself?  If I can just get through this busy week, or if the kids will just get over the chicken pox, or if my husband just finds a job, then it will be okay.  Does if seem like you are in perpetual, “if I can just get through”!  There always seems to be a new challenge we try to walk through.  When that challenge is gone, a new one immediately takes it’s place.  I have decided rather than “waiting” for this situation to pass so I can be content, or happy, or joyful, I am going to be okay right now, this minute, without waiting for whatever is bugging me to pass.  There are just too many things in my life to be thankful for to wait for happiness and joy.  Jesus doesn’t change and He will help us through anything that comes into our life! I don’t want to waste time waiting for the trial to pass, I want peace in the middle of the storm!

John 16:33

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” (NIV)

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13 thoughts on “If I can just get through this…..

  1. The Perky Poppy Seed September 2, 2012 / 7:24

    What great thoughts:) What absolutely adorable little Yorkies:) 🙂 Please give them an extra treat from me:)

    • karenworth September 2, 2012 / 7:24

      Thanks for stopping by. Zeke and Libby say woof! :0)

  2. catsndogsrs September 7, 2012 / 7:24

    Lovely thoughts and I totally agree – every day brings moments to love and enjoy – savour each one! Thank you for dropping by catsndogsrs.com – I see by your yorkies that you are a fellow dog lover 🙂

    • karenworth September 7, 2012 / 7:24

      Our dogs are our furry kids! Love animals! Thanks for the comment!

  3. simplyjuliana September 7, 2012 / 7:24

    Karen, forgive me if this is a silly question, but were you the author of “onionblossom”, too?

  4. karenworth September 7, 2012 / 7:24

    Yes I changed it to Rhythms of Grace recently because people thought something about onions was strange :0)

  5. welcometograndcentral September 12, 2012 / 7:24

    Thank you for this post. I really needed to hear this message tonight.

    • karenworth September 16, 2012 / 7:24

      We could be. Glad we face the challenge with Jesus! He is all we need!

  6. Colleen September 25, 2012 / 7:24

    Thanks for “liking” my blog – your timing was definitely Providential. The last four days have been very challenging diabetes-wise and I needed to hear what you wrote here. Thanks for the reminder that I have everything I need in Christ. He has overcome the world, so I can rest in Him and claim that peace in the midst of struggle.

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