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Wednesday, May 26, 2010

JOY In The Morning






Weeping may last for a night, but joy (rejoicing)

comes in the morning. Psalm 30:5 (NIV)





As Christians, we sometimes experience sadness in our lives. We lose friends or family because of death. A friend goes through a divorce. We lose our jobs. We lose our homes. Someone close to us goes through a time of tragedy.

When we experience loss, we mourn. Because of our interconnectedness, we grieve for the trials of others as well as ourselves.

However, when we mourn, our tears eventually come to an end. We come to realize God has been with us during our trial, stop, and give thanks for His presence.

When we reach the point of thankfulness, we receive joy in our spirits and are able to continue on with our daily lives.

Due to our humanity, all of God’s children have times of sadness. God allows these instances of despondency so we can grow in our faith. But, joy follows when we reach the end of our mourning.

6 comments:

  1. Amen, sweet friend!
    Blessings,
    andrea

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  2. I fall into the trap of wanting life to be perfect and happy every minute, but that's not how life goes. It's such a blessing to know God's right here beside me.

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  4. I like to look back and rehearse God's miracles in the past--it gives me hope that my situation is fixable.

    Thanks for this post!

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  5. What an uplifting and inspiring post. Thank you so much for sharing this with us.

    I really enjoyed reading the posts on your blog. I would like to invite you to come over to my blog when you get a chance and check it out. God bless, Lloyd

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  6. Thank you for this post. You're right. There is Joy in the morning. As Jeanette said, when we look back we see God's mercy and it gives us hope.

    Blessings to you, my friend.
    Jean

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