“People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.” (1 Samuel 16:7, NIV)
What a relief that God sees everything – including our frustrations! He already knows our work situations. He also knows what we’re thinking. So in dealing with frustrations, it’s important to make sure we aren’t complaining just for the sake of complaining.
Our frustrations may provoke us to blame other people or other organizations. They may tempt us into a ‘so what, I don’t care’ kind of attitude.
A better alternative is to ask the Lord to check our motives and thoughts. Since He already knows them, He won’t be surprised if there is something wrong. Ask Him to help you deal with anything that needs attention. If the problem is still there afterwards, face it as a reality. Remember, Jesus dealt with realities including physical and emotional tiredness, living with…
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