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Trusting in The Lord When Nothing is In Your Favor

You Are Standing Alone,  Because You Must Do What Is Right

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Have you ever been in this kind of situation? I hope not, but I have, and it is not a good place to be. It is scary, absolutely a fearful situation to be in, and you want to know why you have to go through such a force of evil.

Trusting in the Lord, even when it feels like He has forgotten about you is a hard task to perform.
He hasn't, it only feels like it.

I guess you might say that I was in the height of my career, had received a promotion and a very nice salary. I held the title of Operations Supervisor, and I had previously worked for the manager of the office and thought I knew him well. It became obvious after a while; I did not know him at all.

He had the thought that anyone who was hired by the previous manager, needed to be let go. No, just reason; it did not matter if they were doing their job or not. I needed to make sure they were gone. Meaning, do whatever needed to be done to make it happen.

No, of course I could not do that. Morally, professionally, or any other way was this within my character to do. It did not matter how I tried to explain that when a person is performing their job, you could not just get rid of them,(there are laws of the land, as well as laws of God), and I certainly was not going to set them up for dismissal. The more I tried to convenience him it was wrong, the more he persisted.

This went on for a while, and then finally I became his target. He had people watching me, stabbing me in back, and he was seeking my resignation.

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Being the never give up person that I am, I did not walk right into his plan, and tried to fight the right road with the home office even. I was stressed, ready to doubt myself and why this had happened to a person like me who had integrity, character, and believed in justice.

To make a long and unjust story short, I finally ended this Spiritual Journey of unrest, and threw in the towel. Nothing I did to prove my integrity, or innocence, and what was really going on; worked. It just became more intense, and frustrating, and I was exhausted. I finally decided that I could no longer fight the actions of the undermining spirit of Satan. That is exactly what it was. The spirit of unrighteousness prevailed and sought to convince everyone possible, how disloyal, and insubordinate I was to his demands. 

No, the entire office did not go along with this spirit, and knew differently. They had no power or way to intervene. The spirit of deceit had upper management who had some of the same characteristics obviously, and did not seem to care, who was right or wrong.

Life is sometime unfair and there is not a thing you can do about it. However, I finally made it through the rain, and landed on solid ground. It was not easy, but I did not lose my integrity, character or submit to the works of the devil.

The scope of this is to remind anyone who has something similar to go through, it is better to walk away with God on your side. He will protect you, give you something greater, and you will have no fears for doing the right thing. Your ability to choose right from wrong is far more important than to be the manager of the most successful company in the world.

Scriptures of Promises

3 Trust in the LORD, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.

4 Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.

5 Commit thy way unto the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.

6 And he shall bring forth thy righteousness as the light, and thy judgment as the noonday.

7 Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass.

8 Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do evil.

9 For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth.

10 For yet a little while, and the wicked shall not be: yea, thou shalt diligently consider his place, and it shall not be.

11 But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.

12 The wicked plotteth against the just, and gnasheth upon him with his teeth.

13 The Lord shall laugh at him: for he seeth that his day is coming.

14 The wicked have drawn out the sword, and have bent their bow, to cast down the poor and needy, and to slay such as be of upright conversation.

15 Their sword shall enter into their own heart, and their bows shall be broken.

16 A little that a righteous man hath is better than the riches of many wicked.

Psalms 37:3-16

When I look back upon this horrible time, I actually do not know why I fought so hard. Except, I was fighting for the right thing and there was nothing I had done wrong. I did not submit to the devil’s wishes and therefore paid the price. For that, I will ever be grateful and I learned just how strong I was, and thank God I made the right choice.

God is always good, and always knows what is best!

 Linda Todd