He restores my soul.
Resting is good.
Releasing is good.
Music and candles and flowers are good.
Sleeping is good and bubble baths are good.
BUT…if that is all we do and we miss connecting with God each day…
That is not good.
We may rest our body but it is God who restores our soul.
Did you used to have a fire and passion for God and then because of troubles and trials it fizzled? God wants to restore that fire in you.
In Psalm 23, we are reminded that the Lord is our shepherd. He is personal – He is YOURS! We can lie down in green pastures because he keeps us safe and secure. He leads us beside still waters so we don’t fall in. He restores and refreshes our soul.
Even though we walk through dark valleys, we do not have to fear – the shadows won’t hurt us. God is with us and guides us. He provides victory through our difficulties now and in the future.
Sometimes I don’t like God’s plans for me.
Sometimes I wonder why he doesn’t just fix...
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