Everyone struggles with loneliness at some point. Whether you are going through something hard that you don't think anyone else understands or you are facing a change in life where you just feel alone, it can be difficult. It does not matter if you are in a relationship or not, your age, or your circumstances. Loneliness can come.
Psalm 139:7-10 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
7 Where can I go from your spirit?
Or where can I flee from your presence?
8 If I ascend to heaven, you are there;
if I make my bed in Sheol, you are there.
9 If I take the wings of the morning
and settle at the farthest limits of the sea,
10 even there your hand shall lead me,
and your right hand shall hold me fast.
Even in our loneliest times, God is there. And God can help us search and discover where that loneliness comes from. But it can be hard even knowing in our minds that God is there. Cultivating a deeper relationship with God, and putting ourselves in the presence of Christ, will help us when we get to a lonely time in life. But regardless, we need to reach out, and welcome God’s help. Read today’s devotional selection by Henri Nouwen Society.
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