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Trusting in God

Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV

[5] Trust in the LORD with all your heart,
and do not lean on your own understanding.
[6] In all your ways acknowledge him,
and he will make straight your paths.

I remember hearing this verse probably close to a thousand times growing up, if not more. I always heard it with the connotation that as long as I trusted God, everything will be ok. While this is true, everything “being ok” to a 12 year old means that I get to sleep in as much as possible, hurry home from school to do my chores, and then I get to go outside and play, or watch some variation of Star Trek, as I most often opted to do instead. It meant that mom and dad wouldn’t argue (because I was apparently an idealist at some point), and that they’d be together until they died. Continue reading