We have been in the U.S. for over two years now. The Lord has given us perfect peace about being here and we’ve seen many reasons why He has delayed our return to Brazil. I find it odd that I am losing that sense of peace now that we look toward returning.
The devil bombards me with questions like, “What if one of your sons needs you? What if something happens to your mother while you are gone? Who will take care of your handicapped sister? What if you can’t find affordable housing? What if Andrew doesn’t like his new school?” Though the devil is determined to stir up anxiety, I’m equally determined to trust Jesus no matter what.
To paraphrase a few Bible verses: “What if a mother could forget her own child? Though she may forget, I will never forget you!” (Is 49:15) “What if the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed? My love for you will never be shaken, nor My covenant of peace be removed.”(Is 54:10)
As the time for our departure approaches we can only do what we’ve always done: give Him all our doubts and questions, and trust in His unfailing love. No matter what happens, the Lord is with us.