“Commit everything you do to the LORD. Trust him, and he will help you.” (Psalm 37:5)

This verse is quite simple, give everything you have to God, trust Him, and then because of these actions – He will help you. It seems like a no-brainer but how often do we hold on to certain things, and not even realize it? I struggled with this for about a year, and could not understand why everything felt out of balance. It wasn’t entirely noticeable, but just enough for me to feel disconnected.

I struggled with hearing the voice of God and knowing His direction for my life. I finally woke up one day and realized I was living with fear and didn’t even realize it. Fear controlled my thoughts and my decisions. No longer was I allowing God to lead me, I instead chose terror as my companion.

The book of Psalms has guided me back to a place of surrender and consecration. I have to accept His will for my life, no matter the sacrifice. I must trust Him, for He knows everything and only wants what is best for me. Then I must wait, and watch Him work it out. The solution is simple, but the work is hard. It will require sacrifice, dedication, and perseverance – but we can do it with help from our Almighty God!

Prayer:  Lord, help me today to be completely surrendered to Your perfect will for my life. I know and trust that You will work it out for my good. I’m thankful today that You are faithful and constant in my life. Thank you for loving me.

Devotion by Caitlin Walker


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