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His dreams are greater, His ways are higher

This year has been eventfully heavy. Two people I know lost their husbands to heart attack. One has two children and described her remaining family as a table with three legs. The other is pregnant. A close relative had a major surgery with removal of organs involved. A young couple whose wedding we attended not too long ago are in the midst of settling a divorce. It was heart-shattering to hear of these situations.

It is hard to understand why these things happen. I can only weep with and pray with my friends and offer help whenever necessary. In the midst of such circumstances, I thank the Lord for providing comfort. I experienced overwhelming peace as I led worship last week. The children in the hall belted out Trust in the Lord unreservedly and beautifully and reminded me that in all my ways, I should acknowledge Him. His ways are higher than mine, so I all I need to do is to put my hand in His and follow Him.

These are the lyrics of the song by Hillsong:

Trust, trust in the Lord
Lean not on your own understanding
In all, all of your ways, acknowledge Him
He'll make your path straight

You'll be my guide for life
I'll walk by Your side
With your hand in mine
I know that You'll lead me

My eyes can only see
The ground beneath my feet
Your dreams are greater
Your ways are higher
O Lord please show me

His dreams are greater

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