Change: Despite all of the changes in life, God is the only constant.

You’re a baker. You have responsibilities. You have various things pulling & crying for your attention. There needs to be enough flour, the temperature needs to be just right, the dough can’t sit in the oven too long, so much is going on.

Isn’t life a bit like this? So many variables; spouse, children, in-laws, finances, religion, spirituality, neighbors, transportation, politics, careers and the list goes on. Whenever you think you have one thing figured out, something enters and changes it. That reset leaves you confused, angered, embarrassed, or just annoyed. Life is not meant to be a walk in the park. You keep questioning, “what do I do now?” or “how will I make it through this?”

Change is scary especially once you’ve gotten into a routine. Moving to Egypt for example was a huge change. I had a job, I had (still do) a community, I had my home, my car & so many things that made life significantly easier. A change happened, albeit it was a change that I chose, it was nevertheless still an extremely difficult one for my family and I (and still is). Since then it feels like we’ve had to go through changes every day. However, I try to look at it positively.

Those changes cause me to stay on my toes. They help me navigate a world that is filled with irregularities, and they remind me of one of the most important principles in life, God is the only constant.

In theology there is a fundamental truth which states that anything that is susceptible to change, is created. The sun changes positions, we grow and become older, time itself is upon a timeline, it all changes, and anything that changes has to be finite. What does this logically call you to understand? That there must be something infinite, there must be something that created the creation, that’s God. The only constant, the only One that doesn’t change.

No matter what is going on in your life you can always depend on Him. He will never change. His forgiveness, His care, His punishment, His mercy, His love, will always be there.

“Everyone upon the earth will perish, And there will remain the Face of your Lord, Owner of Majesty and Honor. So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?” 55:26-28

 

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