“I can do everything through him who gives me strength” Philippians 4:13
Take a minute and re-read that verse, notice that it says “everything” not “some things”, not the “easy things” but everything. My head is whirling with all of the health concerns that friends and family have been dealing with over the past few weeks.
The situations range from a difficult delivery and traumatic first few minutes of life, to a reoccurrence of cancer and subsequent surgery, to just about everything in between. From preliminary dr appointments, to tests and biopsies. Some have made it through their situation and are feeling relief. Others are finding the strength to handle whatever treatment is necessary in order for them to heal. While still others are just beginning the process and are waiting for the appointments and tests that will hopefully give them the answers to whatever it is they are going through.
As I think about all the different situations the one thought that comes to my mind time and time again is the certainty that even in the midst of all of the uncertainty God is there. None of it is a surprise to Him, He not only knows all about it but He equips each person with the strength and tools to handle whatever it is that they are dealing with.
That’s a promise to hang on to!