Definition of storm (Entry 1 of 2)
\ ˈstȯrm \  : a violent disturbance : a serious disturbance of any element of nature.

Individual Specific

Storms are custom made—storms are individual specific. Yours is different from mine and also different from the ones your siblings experience. Just as no two fingerprints are ever the same, no two storms are ever the same: similar but never the same.

The good news is that you have been designed by the Creator to handle whatever storms that may come your way.  Your attitude, your mindset, your thoughts, and your emotions determines how well you handle each storm. You have to mentally and internally position yourself to not let the storm knock you down, but rather use the storm to soar and fly. The very storm knocking others down is what you’ll use to fly if only your attitude and mindset aligns.

The best of a human being doesn’t come out until they’re in trouble. Adversity comes for a purpose: challenges come to separate those that are serious about their dreams from those that aren’t. When your mind is set on a specific goal, no level of violent disturbance will deter or dissuade you from achieving said goals. Instead, such disturbance would persuade and ignite an ever determined attitude to fervently accomplish that which you have set your mind to. Do not be discouraged by your current storm—it’s natures way of asking you how bad do you want it? If the answer is ‘really bad,’ then you will dust yourself up and keep pushing while reminding yourself that it is all but for a while. This too shall pass…the storm that has shaken you up today will be no more tomorrow.

It is written

1 Corinthians 10:13: No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.

God in His infinite mercy has reassured you that He will never give you more than you can handle. Though it comes in varying degrees and intensity, your current storm is not uncommon to mankind. Adjust your attitude, modify your thoughts, and tailor your mindset—and in due time you will begin to reap and unfold the hidden blessings dressed up as a storm.

Push on and keep on soaring.


Thanks for reading. Do share your thoughts.



15 responses to “Storm”

  1. Thank you for shining your light into the current storm 🌞☔🌞

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    1. Always my pleasure. …always and forever. Thank you for visiting and reading 💝

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  2. Thank you for this timely reminder that zinged this redhead to keep trying, even though current storms make some things in my life look impossible. But God is good in the impossible department, so (asking for lots of grace, peace & patience) we must shoulder on. Sometimes we need to ask to hear the voice of God calling us “Beloved” and let that voice drown all our downer voices out! Much love to you, Cyn. Please be safe! 🙏🌟💜🌟

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    1. Thank you dear Virginia. I always enjoy reading your commentary and appreciate you sharing your thoughts. He’s the God of impossibilities—-nothing is ever too big for Him. Because His grace abounds, we shall overcome. Please, stay safe and keep on keeping on friend 💕💝💕


  3. “Adjust your attitude, modify your thoughts, and tailor your mindset—and in due time you will begin to reap and unfold the hidden blessings dressed up as a storm.” Indeed, God bless!

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    1. Bless you too, friend. As always, thank you for indulging Warren. Do have a blessed day!

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  4. Psalm 68 is on my heart to share here now. Here is a link to the whole chapter. Arise oh God

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    1. Thank you for reading and engaging.

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      1. You are so welcome. God is good all the time! Thank you for your blog. As my sister used to say, keep the faith. 🙂

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    1. Amazing verse! Thank you for sharing. Be blessed.

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  5. Thank you, I receive that blessing in Jesus name. Blessings to you as well.

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  6. He will shelter us under His wings…and is an ever present help in times of trouble. God Bless your writings they are very encouraging.

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    1. Oh my, thank you!
      Absolutely! He’s always there in times of need ever ready to intercede.
      Thank you, Julia for reading and sharing your thoughts 🙂


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