Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Be strong. Be courageous.

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go. -Joshua 1:9

When decided to move up to Portland, it was on a whim. I just wanted to live somewhere different. I am struggling adjusting to living somewhere completely different. Nothing is bad...its just different. Change was necessary. I wind up liking change in the end...but the process of changing is difficult.

Now that I am starting to get a bit more settled, it has hit me what I have done. I moved over 999 miles away from my parents and 1448 miles away from my home for the past 4 years!

This bible verse from Joshua is what has kept me sane during this transition. Things will come into place, not in my time but in God's time. There is no need for me to be scared, God has paved an amazing path before me. Although I might not know exactly where I am going, at least someone does. It is beyond comforting to know that wherever I may go, I will always have God to share my journey with.

Be strong. Be courageous.

1 comment:

Nina said...

that is Melinda's favorite verse... and you are not alone in this overwhelmed/scared feeling! I love you & it will get better I promise. God is FAITHFUL!