The LORD is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those who are crushed in spirit. —Psalm 34:18 NLT
I recently bought a colorful, artsy scarf, which I quickly noticed can snag and fray somewhat easily. Even though the fray looks like a mess, the nice thing about the scarf’s design is it seems as easily fixed by stretching the fabric in just the right place and with the right amount of tension. I was reminded of how God designed us in such a way that we are not so easily broken, and when life begins to fray, if we will allow God to stretch us a bit, even when it looks like a mess, our lives can become untangled. He knows just how and where to stretch us, so our lives can look like a beautiful tapestry once again.
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August 26th, 2014 at 12:29 am
Hope to be untangled soon
August 26th, 2014 at 12:33 am
Praying for the Lord’s mercy and provision as you look to Him in faith.
August 26th, 2014 at 12:39 am
Rene, thank you
August 26th, 2014 at 12:42 am
You are very welcome. ((hug))
August 26th, 2014 at 12:45 am
August 26th, 2014 at 7:11 pm
That is beautiful. I know about life fraying, and the revelations that come are better and better!
August 26th, 2014 at 9:18 pm
Yes! 🙂 Thank you for stopping by!
August 26th, 2014 at 8:57 pm
So true, Rene. Both the frays and the stretching can hurt, but God does get us through when we trust Him. Afterwards, we look back in amazement how He puts life back together. Even if the stretching opens up a new chapter or new normal in life. Stretching a fabric usually weakens it. But what God teaches us through difficulties strengthens us. Amazing are His ways!
August 26th, 2014 at 9:21 pm
Amen, Sue! And you know that on a much deeper level than many because of what you and your husband have gone through. ((hugs))