I wrote the following on October 24, 2002. It is my hope and desire that it will be an encouragement to your faith and for your keto weight loss journey.
Sometimes the road, within our field of vision, seems too long and hard for us to travel; they are uncharted, rough and uncertain. We sometimes think we won’t pack the right stuff or be prepared for what lies a head. But praise the Lord that our God sees far beyond what we see and that He has already gone before us on the road. He not only has walked before us but He comes along our side to be our faithful companion and friend. He also walks behind us to encourage us to continue on the journey. He gives us support when we ask for it and at times when we think He’s not around His strong arm is still holding us near. He provides every provision that we may need and then some. He speaks words of love, comfort and peace to our hearts. When we feel weak and it seems as though we can’t go any further, He is strong and keeps us moving on; and if need be He will carry us. He shines His light on our paths when the clouds of doubt move in upon us. He provides shelter under His great and mighty hand. And when we take a step off the road He comes right after us so we will not lose our way. OUR GOD IS GREAT.
As the Lord told Joshua, four times, “Be strong and courageous” (Joshua 1:5,7,9,18) so He tells you and me to be strong and courageous. Joshua also faced territories that were unknown to him but the Lord encouraged him and said “As I was with Moses, so I will be with you; I will never leave you nor forsake you.” Joshua 1:5. I believe that the Lord would have us post these words upon our hearts: “Ah, Sovereign LORD , you have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and outstretched arm. Nothing is too hard for you.” Jeremiah 32:17
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