David and Jeremiah each had a story to live and a story to tell. Both struggled and faltered at times. Neither assumed they were enough on their own, and throughout their stories they were often misunderstood by man. These are real men who lived real lives who God used to impact others. They were men after God’s own heart.
Jesus, God’s own Son, lived a very similar story. Not only was He misunderstood by the religious leaders and politicians, He was misunderstood by those closest to Him. His family didn’t get it. His closest friends doubted. In His darkest time He was left to Himself crying out, “My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?”
Read Psalm 139:11-12
Think about a dark or dry time in your life. Maybe one you still don’t fully understand.
What emotions do you feel as you think about this season in your life?
How did others misunderstand you in it?
Where was God in all of the darkness?
Living enough is recognizing and believing God never misunderstands us. He is always looking, constantly looking, at our hearts. Our royal position as daughters (or sons) of the Most High ensures we can pour out everything. Every thought, emotion, and feeling. The good, the bad, the ugly. God will never turn away. Never take what we say and weigh it above what’s going on in our hearts. He’ll not turn away or run from who we really are in our darkness. For darkness is light to Him.
End your time today by sitting quietly in His presence. Soak up Light. Allow the Spirit to speak love and delight into your very soul.