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Catch A Falling Star

Catch a falling star and put it in your pocket
Never let it fade away
Catch a falling star and put it in your pocket
Save it for a rainy day I need to remember the good things that happen to me and the promises from God.

Dark days and rainy days will come when I need to pull out those good things, those blessings, those promises; and look at them.

God is good, no matter what our circumstances. The negative circumstances can try to envelop us, but if we've got the good news in our memories, we can feed on that. This is different than being in denial or just disconnected from reality.

If you look at the book of Lamentations, chapter three; you will read the prayers and thoughts of someone going through a horrible season. He is pretty articulate describing his pain and he believes God is responsible for his misery. He describes his pain for twenty verses, finally writing:

I'll never forget the trouble, the utter lostness,
the taste of ashes, the poison I've swallowed.
I …

Provision

I was recently given some concert tickets, but I couldn't use them, because I had a prior commitment that night; and an exchange wasn't possible. I had to give them up. Five days past the concert date, someone else gave me other tickets that were even better for us. We attended and had a great time.

I was recently shopping on Ebay, losing three bidding contests for items I wanted. On the fourth try, after a week; I won the item I wanted, for a lower price, from a man who seemed to have more integrity than the other sellers I encountered.

My son wanted a new, lawn decoration, that really isn't in the budget. Yesterday, a relative got one for free and gave it to us.