Did you know that an eagle knows when a storm is approaching long before it breaks?
The eagle will fly to some high spot and wait for the winds to come. When the storm hits, it sets its wings so that the wind will pick it up and lift it it above the storm.
While the storm rages below, the eagle is soaring above it. The eagle does not escape the storm. It simply uses the storm to lift it higher. It rises on the winds that bring the storm.
When the storms of life comes upon us – and all of us will experience them – we can rise above them by setting our minds and our faith toward God. the storms do not have to overcome us. We can allow God’s power to lift us above them.
God enables us to ride the winds of the storm that bring sickness, tragedy, failure and disappointment in our lives. We can soar above the storm. Remember, it is not the burdens of life that weigh us down, it is how we handle them.
Source: Unknown Author
Let us ponder with these Bible verses in I Peter 1:7 “That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ:”
Job 23:10 “But he knoweth the way that I take: when he hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold.”
These are just some of my favorite verses I always keep in my mind and heart because in my case Life seems to me a test. Being alive and waking up in the morning means another day for an examination and evaluation. Life is Trial itself. Life here on earth seems to be a preparation for the Eternal Life in Heaven. 🙂