So it’s easy to get down on life when bad things happen.
But it’s funny how when we just take a little perspective or in retrospect…
We realize that everything G-d does is really for our best!
It may not look and feel that way at the moment.
But there comes an inner awakening about things when we see the bigger picture.
And then we sort of nod our heads knowingly:
“Ah, that’s why that happened!”
There are many reasons, G-d may be directing something:
– Opening new and better opportunities for us.
– Teaching us important life lessons.
– Putting us someplace we need to be to help someone else.
– Even saving us from some worse catastrophe.
For G-d, there is no time or space–He supersedes all of these.
He puts us where we need to be when we need to be for His bigger plan for our good.
Also, when you think you have a problem, remember to look at what others may be going through.
Because there are problems and then there are problems!
As my dad used to say:
“The guy complained he had no shoes, until he saw the guy without any feet!”
Is your problem really so bad–maybe yes, maybe no.
Try for a second to think of others you know and what they are going through.
Imagine for a moment–what does really bad look like, feels like.
G-d works in what seems like mysterious ways.
But we can uncover the mystery and discover the holiness and grand plan of it all–if we just look beyond ourselves and towards the heavens.
Oh G-d, thank you for all that you do for us–your wisdom is glorious; your lessons are to teach me to be a better me; and your mercy endures forever. 😉
(Source Photo: Andy Blumenthal)