Thank you John. What you've written here is so true and I've had a practical example this week. On Tuesday morning in my Bible reading notes I read the words, 'What do you 'see' in your future? What's your vision?' as part of a comment on Proverbs 29:18. I know that I do have vision, that I have many years of trusting the Lord's leading and faithfulness and that He will continue to lead and guide me in the future. That's the truth that I know - yet that was not what I felt as I read those words. I felt fearful and very alone, quickly followed by guilt for not trusting the Lord because I do know the truth. I was able to share my feelings and get a better perspective.
I like the description of two circles and I picture them with a bridge between - a bridge that sometimes I can't find on my own and need someone to help me across but other times I can chose to cross the bridge myself. The more I seek to live in the truth the wider and more accessible the entrance to the bridge becomes and little by little I'm growing into that truth.
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