How can I feel Safe in this Life?

How can I feel safe in this life
Looking at my life I wondered if I had ever felt safe? I remember feeling safe when I was a child in my home. The safe feeling my parents gave me while growing up and I never wanted for anything that I needed. During my adulthood, I had the safe feeling of having a steady career and a locked door at night.

Maybe I feel a little safer because I live in America? Feeling safe can come in all forms. But was I truly safe from all my life’s circumstances?

I thought I was safe when I said “I do” when it turned into years of an emotional roller coaster ride that ended up not being tolerable any longer. I had to completely start over again after so many years trying to work things out. I pondered if I would ever be safe and content in my life?
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I worked and cared for my son tirelessly but I couldn’t keep him from losing his life. There is not a human being on this earth that can ever make it totally safe for anyone.

I found that trusting God allows me to be very safe and I try not to dwell on things that I thought I could handle alone in the past. I am moving forward with total faith and so joyful that God has made me truly safe.

The fear of man lays a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is safe. Proverbs 29:25

I rely on Him for everything and I know in my heart that He has the best for me because I have experienced it. What a blessing and an honor for Him to love me that much and being safe is what He desires for me.

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Comments

  1. The picture of someone falling caught my eye. Your words illustrate you took some tough falls, but God was there to catch you. Thanks for sharing. Stopping by from FMF! Blessings and peace to you.

  2. What a positive post! I’m truly inspired that after a life of heartache you have come full circle and realized your hope in a Father that can and does keep you safe. Thank you for the encouraging words !

  3. Thanks so much for the kind words Leigh and June! I have discovered that God is the best protector and provider for my needs and more! Blessings to you both.

  4. Great article!

  5. Beautiful.

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