What Do You See When You Look Backward?
Psalm 9:9-10 The Lord is a stronghold for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble. And those who know your name put their trust in you, for you, O Lord, have not forsaken those who seek you.
As I get older and look back at the relationships of my life, my ex who understandably has her own new life now and is very happy for the past 30 years, my best friend prior to transition who didn’t (couldn’t) continue our friendship after transition – they and others have all played a part in making my life what it is today. Via my (not at the time) ex I met a friend who literally saved my life when I was desperately ready to kill myself. My friend who is no longer my friend introduced me to his church and a form of worship that I love and have continued to this day.
Sometimes God brings people into our lives for a season, and that’s all. They were never meant to be life-long friends, just to contribute to His plan as we follow the path He has laid out for us. Think of it as a road trip and some people are just a stop along the way. Read more “What Do You See When You Look Backward?”