Lately it seem that every time I turn around I'm being told or reading a sad, devastating or heart ache inducing story. They are stories about the unexpected happening, about things falling apart, about the things that make you wonder if your life is going anywhere. At time like these I fall back on this verse over and over. Knowing that even when I can't see it, understand it or really want it, God has a plan is the best comfort I can have.
For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.