Proverbs 3:5-6 says, "Trust in the Lord with all your heart And do not lean on your own understanding.  In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He will make your path straight".  How tough is it to NOT lean on our own understanding?  To NOT give in to feelings of despair, depression, fear, anxiety, lust, etc. 

It is so important that I recognize that my "own understanding" is so very often wrong, especially as compared to my heavenly father's understanding.  Trust comes from doing what I know is right, not so much what I feel at the time. Often feelings are just that, feelings.  God has given us the ability and opportunity to decide what to do with our feelings, He also gives us the strength as well.

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