BIBLICAL POINT OF REFERENCE:
"Teach me wisdom and knowledge, for in your commandments I trust."
I’m always perplexed when I think about how much I don’t know and how much there is to learn in the world. The human race has learned, recorded, and shared so many mysteries and secrets of how our planet works, what makes up our human bodies, how to build technology and other crafts, and what our history can tell us about our lives today.
In today’s day and age, we know more than we ever have, and we’re only going to discover more. But one thing that no human has ever figured out is why God does what He does and when He does it.
Isn’t that frustrating? We so badly want to know the answers to every question we have, to every doubt or hope we’ve ever possessed, and yet…we can’t.
This fact of life has bothered me for a while, but I’m going to let you in on something the Lord recently revealed to me, and I hope it will shed some light on my recent soul searching with God.
Here’s the thing: God never promised that we would understand His Word, or why He lets things happen the way they do. We can ask questions, and we can try to comprehend what His Will is, but we never will to a full extent. We are curious, and we crave the relationship that so many people have literally died for; but we become intimidated by it when we realize that it is not for us to understand completely. We tend to turn away when we see just how much trust is involved in the higher being we cannot physically see or tangibly touch.
Still, God doesn’t have to give us all the answers. He created us, and He’s supposed to be the One in control. We’re blessed to have even a fraction of understanding through the Bible, Mass, Holy Sacraments, and Catechism of the Catholic Church.
Despite our wants, God knows what we need. We don’t need to understand His Will—we need to trust it and follow it.
Your Laughing Sister,
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