Posts Tagged‘trust’

Trust God’s timing

A few years ago I wanted to buy a vehicle so badly that I was willing to jump through hoops in order to get it.  After all, I was tired of taking the bus and this certainly was not the life I was accustom to prior to my divorce.  I went to a car mart, selected a van and the dealer assured me that he was able to get a loan on my behalf.  “It’s a given.” He said.  “I will submit the documents and call you when the loan is approved.” Two days later, I was called and it…

Faith that cannot be tested cannot be trusted

More often than not after your studies you will be given a test or multiple tests to see if you had learned anything.   Likewise what God has said to you will also be tested.  A faith that cannot be tested cannot be trusted. As Christians we do not walk by explanation, we walk by faith.  God did not promise to explain everything to us.  The things of God cannot always be explained; it  can only be revealed.  We have to believe what God said He will do. God has a plan for each of us and He has special parameters around…

After infidelity, trust must be re-earned

A friend of mine always says, “Monogamy is unnatural.”  If it is, then why does infidelity hurts so much? Along with shock and disbelief, the spouse that has been cheated on will also experience feeling of lack of trust towards her spouse. In time, one usually gets over the initial shock and disbelief but somehow the feeling of mistrust seems to linger for a very long time. When I was cheated on, I experienced feelings of anxiety each time my ex cell phone would ring; if he answered I wondered who he is talking to and if he doesn’t I…

Trust yourself again

More than once after I shared the story about the events that led to my divorce, I am asked “didn’t you see any sign that your ex is that kind of a person?” or they will comment “you must have seen some red flags.” I honestly saw no red flags or I may have totally missed them, I had no idea my ex has that side to him.  As a matter of fact, I thought he was one of the sweetest people.  I was totally blindsided and I believe this is why the betrayal was so painful. ften times when…