The song “Strong Enough” by Matthew West came on and I feel like that song tells my story. My mother is an alcoholic and I haven’t seen her in over a year because of it, which has been really hard for me. I’ve struggled with repetitive sins of my own for a long time. I’m going into my senior year of high school and I’m terrified of making decisions about college. I want to move forward in my walk with God, but sometimes I feel like I get so overwhelmed with everything I’m carrying that I can’t take one more step. I just have to remind myself that I am NOT strong enough to do this- to do anything- on my own. But He is; He is more than strong enough to carry my burdens and to carry me. And He has a plan; He knows where I’m going to go and what I’m going to do. I’m so grateful that God, the Lord of everything, is looking out for me. And I have the courage to take those weary steps forward in my life, closer to Him and what He wants for me, knowing that He is right there next to me.
Are you strong enough? I’m not.
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