When the storms in our personal lives arrive not with the purpose of defeating us, or forcing us to take shelter, but to do the exact opposite?
What if the purpose of the storm is to lift us up; to give us the opportunity to bravely spread our wings, to push us in a new direction, to new heights? What opportunities would we be able to see if we could rise above negative thoughts, judgements or limiting beliefs about what we can be, do, or have in this life?
I don’t know about you but I think I am going to follow the eagles lead.
Did you know that the eagle is the only bird which flies directly into a storm? It is the turbulence of the winds that the other birds avoid, that the eagle seeks. A turkey would has scampered for shelter in the face of a storm but not an eagle. You see the eagle knows a little something that the other birds do not, turbulence pushes the eagle higher. So when a storm moves in eagles don’t seek shelter, they fly into it, embracing it. Eagles use the bad weather to gain entry into a space that they could never have reached in good weather, and their reward for this act of boldness? The eagles are given a broader view of their surroundings. This bird’s eye view also comes with the added benefit that once they rises above the storm they are clear of the rough winds and their flight becomes smoother, requires less effort!
Now that got me thinking…
So when storms of life arise I get down on my knees with prayer and supplication while waiting for an answer because I am a HEIR of SALVATION.
Prayer: I thank you for you never leave nor forsake me, open my eyes to see the right direction you have ordained for me in this situation. Help me Lord to soar as an eagle over all turbulences and challenges that the storms of live brings in Jesus name.