"Father, I'm so delighted that You are both loving and sovereign and that You cause all things to work together for good to those who love You, to those who are called according to Your purpose. So I think You for each disturbing or humbling situation in my life, for each breaking or cleansing process You are allowing, for each problem or hindrance, for each thing that triggers in me anxiety or anger or pain. And I thank You in advance for each disappointment, each demanding duty, each pressure, each interruption that may arise in the coming hours and days.
In spite of what I think or feel when I get my eyes off You, I choose not to resist my trials as intruders, but to welcome them as friends."Did you catch the scripture in those words? At the end of each day she lists the scriptures that are used in each paragraph. In the selection above, she paraphrased Romans 8:28-29, I Peter 1:6-7 and James 1:2-4.