Men are accustomed to form plans and then afflict themselves when these fail…
from Flowers from the Garden of St. Francis
This would very aptly read ‘Sandy is accustomed to form plans and then afflict herself when these fail’. Funny how God speaks to us so succinctly sometimes. But then He reminds me, because He has given me grace through reading His Word, and through the words of those that love Him:
You will keep him in perfect peace,
Whose mind is stayed on You,
Because he trusts in You.
Isaiah 26:3 (NKJV)
Every way of a man is right in his own eyes,
But the Lord weighs the hearts.
Turn your eyes upon Jesus,
Look full in His wonderful face,
And the things of earth will grow strangely dim,
In the light of His glory and grace.
from the hymn The Heavenly Vision, Helen Howarth Lemmel
And b r e a t h e …