When Life’s Disappointments Blinds You


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Psalm 32:8 ” I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye.”

Flying into a storm is a dangerous experience. The temptation is to fly by your instincts, or, as aviators say, “by the seat of your pants.” But as any pilot will tell you, that’s a prescription for disaster. If you rely on your feeling and instincts, you become disoriented thinking the plane is going up when it’s actually going down. Thankfully the instrument panel is set to magnetic north and can be trusted every time. Letting your instruments guide you, even when it feels like they’re wrong, helps ensure safety in the storm.

We all face storms that threaten to confuse and disorient us. It may be a call from the doctor’s office, a friend who has betrayed you, or a shattered dream. Those are the times to be especially careful. When you are blinded by life disappointments, don’t trust your instincts. Flying by the seat of your pants in the storms of life can lead to despair, confusion, and vengeful responses that make the matter worse. God wants to guide you, and His Word is packed with wisdom and insights for living. His “Word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path” Psalm 119:105. Where He leads is always right!

Go to your Bible, and trust God to guide you. His promises, “I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go” Psalm 32:8. –Joe Stowell

The God who governs galaxies
And makes the thunder roar;
Gently guides my little craft
With safety to the shore. —Berg
The Closer we walk with God, The clearer we see His Guidance.


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