"He has made everything beautiful in its time." - Ecclesiastes 3:11
I have always loved this verse. I remember that it first struck me profoundly during my senior year of college (while I was running on the beach, specifically - those were the days!) as I was considering what I wanted to do with my life. I have always felt that God speaks to me most clearly through the people I love - through family and friends, especially - and through books, speaking engagements, and powerful quotes. So it was surprising to me on that when I asked God what I was supposed to do with my life, I heard Him whisper this simple response: It will present itself to you. It was profound and overwhelming and comforting all at once. The verse from Ecclesiastes came to the forefront of my mind shortly thereafter, jumping off the page at me and becoming my daily mantra. Over and over and over again the verse has presented itself to me, providing me comfort and guidance and direction. And it has always proven true, always - even though things may not turn out how I imagine the would, they always end up transpiring beautifully, completed within God's very perfect timetable.
Do you have a favorite go-to verse that provides you with motivation and inspiration when you find yourself looking for help or comfort? If so, share it in the comments section - I'd love to add it to my arsenal!
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