Reassured

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Are you refraining from stepping forward…or stepping back…because the fear of the unknown is debilitating? Do you clearly know that a change needs to happen, but have no idea how to pursue that? Do you feel trapped, lost, or possibly hopeless? First and foremost, know that you can and will make it through this. Whatever you are facing is only temporary. God has promised us a way out of the darkness you may feel surrounding you. Jesus is the way, the truth, and the light. Jesus is there for you…always. There is no fear in Christ. God promises us help, hope, and a life of peace, when we allow Him the ability to show us how to receive those promises. The things we face right now, are only what we see at the moment. God knows your struggles…your exhaustion…and your inability to see a way through it. That is why He gave us Jesus; so that Jesus could reassure us by saying, “Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in Me.” JOHN 14:1  As we face the fears that hold us back, we must make a conscious decision to trust God. Don’t think you can figure it out on your own. Pray to God, asking for Him to take control and help you. Ask God to guide you in the right directions. Ask God to help calm your emotions of anxiety. Trust in God’s timing, and believe that He is hearing your prayers…for He promised us, He is.

If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him. But when he asks, he must believe and not doubt, because he who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind. JAMES 1:5-6

Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love Him. JAMES 1:12

God is with us.

Layla

© Layla Freeman 2018
Author of HOPE IN THE STRUGGLE and Layla’s Light 
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Layla Freeman

Layla Freeman is a wife, mother, friend, and encourager to all. She is a passionate disciple of Jesus Christ. Layla is the C.E.O. and Founder of the Non-Profit outreach ministry called “Light of Hope”. www.lightofhopeinc.org. This is an outreach to help individuals and families who are struggling with addiction and life difficulties. On Christmas Eve 2013, Layla lost her oldest daughter Ashley. Ashley was only 23 years old. There is no greater pain than child loss. Layla attributes her ability to face each day, to the overwhelming love of Jesus, who carries her through. This very difficult journey has given Layla the desire to help those who are facing difficult times and to help people see the hope. Her love for helping others is the passion behind Light of Hope. Light of Hope non-profit ministry has a vast variety of services that encourage, educate, empower and bring change and hope to the lives of those who need restoration and new life. Layla was awarded the Non-Profit “Leading Lady” award of Rogers County in 2018. She was also voted #1 community volunteer “Best of Claremore” in both 2019 & 2020. On June 9, 2020, Layla Freeman was Inducted into the Prestigious Marquis Who’s Who Biographical National Registry, as well as recognized as an “Amazing Oklahoman” in October 2020. Additionally, her non-profit Light of Hope was awarded the "Non-Profit of the Year" in both 2019 & 2020 and is also the winner of the International 2020 Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Community Drug Prevention Award. Layla is also an author. Her first book publication, HOPE IN THE STRUGGLE, offers hope in the midst of dark times. Layla is also the author of the encouragement blog “Layla’s Light,” found on Facebook or on her website, www.laylafreeman.com. She has been actively writing since 2001. Layla’s personal experience in the extreme difficulties of life gives her a deep understanding of brokenness. Therefore, Layla’s writing and passion behind her desire to help others is empowered by the truth of God’s unconditional love and forgiveness, and the hope we find in God’s promises. Layla is also a Business Owner/Vice President of Asset Industrial, Inc. She and her husband, Randall, work together providing services necessary for the oil refinery industry. She is also a respected Executive Committee Board Member, serving on the State Northeast Oklahoma Workforce Development Board. Layla is a public speaker and enjoys the opportunity to speak and present to groups, schools, churches, organizations, conferences, etc. She has a passion to bring awareness, education, and hope to our society. She believes that working together, and collaboration with others is the key to healthy families and stronger communities. In addition, Layla is a Stephen Minister, Congregational Care Minister, Lay Servant/Speaker, and a volunteer for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. (Layla has two daughters who face Type 1 Diabetes daily).

One thought on “Reassured

  1. How? Alone? Even if your married Alone is Real. Emotions are in the Heart. Emotions are in Relationships, sometimes, Sometimes Not. They are necessary but can cause pain so keeping them in their place is my strategy but it’s leaving me Alone. And yet my heart dances when I imagine Jesus in my Relationship, and but then it doesn’t happen, so I feel Alone.

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