When Life Throws us…Life (1)

We tend to get distracted by what we can see with our eyes, and hear with our ears. And we get distracted by what we feel about what we see and hear. It’s easy to loose track of the truth.

We’re making choices all day, every day. Should I change the channel…or just shut the dang thing off. Should I order the steak, or stick with chicken…or fish. Maybe I should just have a salad. Should I let the guy who sped ahead of the line of traffic merge in front of me, or give him what he “deserves.”

Then there are also the bigger choices. I feel so vulnerable; so disconnected at times. How much faith should I place in how I feel? Since we’re designed by our Creator who created us in His image, we know that our emotions have a place in our lives. They provide us with an emotional connection to the world around us. Because we’re able to feel, we’ve experienced indescribable times of pure elation. And because we’re able to feel, we’ve also felt the depths of despair, and hopelessness…at times.

But there are times our emotions “lie” to us… (to be continued)

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