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Read Jeremiah 1:4-10 – click here to go right to it
After 10 years out of the job market, I was invited to participate in a work group to develop fund-raising projects to benefit the community. The group was composed of a social worker, a psychologist, an educational psychologist, and me, a psychology student. Among these colleagues I often felt small and unprepared for the challenges.
In moments of weakness, we are tempted to let our insecurities and limitations grow. Suffering generates anxiety, and we end up hiding our potential and withdrawing from the opportunities God has in store for us.
What a relief to know that God has plans for us, plans for our welfare and not for evil and distress! Knowing that God trusts us gives us the strength and courage to face our challenges and to realize our potential and our gifts. “In all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us” (Rom. 8:37).
Esmar Ferreira (Ceará, Brazil)
Thought for the Day:
We are all capable because God empowers us.
Prayer: Thank you, God. Even when we doubt our abilities, you hold us in your loving arms and show us how capable we are. Amen.
Prayer Focus: Someone with a new job