Have you heard of somebody who claims to have never experienced life’s uncertainties?
Somehow, despite careful planning, preparation, and calculated implementation of our plan in life, along the way, something unexpected happens, and suddenly we are in a very uncertain situation.
I like the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English‘s definition of “uncertainty,” which says, “a situation which you are not sure about because you do not know what will happen.“
Yes, “uncertainty” is that situation in life when you aren’t sure of the outcome, and all you can do is give your best at the given moment and leave the results to the Almighty God.
For all uncertainties that I experienced and have faced in life, I learned two essential things that give me assurance and strength:
Faith in the Divine Providence
You have to trust Jesus Christ, who said, “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food and the body more than clothes? Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow, reap, or store away in barns, yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they?”
Surrender to His Will
Your faith assures you that the Lord God Almighty has prepared the best solution for your uncertainty.
When you have entrusted your uncertainty to God’s hand and believe He has the best option for you, you must surrender to His will.
Of course, it is not easy to go through life’s uncertainties.
I must say that through prayers and supplication, the intercession of your brothers and sisters in faith, you will avail much to carry you through trials in life.
PHOTO CREDIT: The Sparrow by Jose Telesforo Limbaga. Used with permission.