God has the “very best plan of all”

At the point of greatest despair, turning wholeheartedly to God enabled me to see past limitations and feel a total confidence in God.

Originally published in French

Recently, while walking along a cycling path, I saw a family biking. The father was in front, his little boy on a seat just behind him, and the mum on another bicycle. 

Up ahead, a tractor was parked in a field not far from the bicycle lane. The mother told her child, “Look, there is a big tractor over there!” But the child, seated so close to his father’s back, could look only at what was directly on the left or right and could not see ahead of him. Yet he continually turned his head from one side to the other looking for the tractor because he trusted what his mother had told him. A short time later, when his father’s bike was even with the tractor, the boy rejoiced, finally seeing it. 

Sometimes we may not see a solution to a problem or a way out of a bad situation, or we’re looking for healing that has not yet taken place. But God, the all-knowing, already sees what human sense calls the outcome, for God knows only good, and this good is always going on. 

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April 22, 2024

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