I’m thankful to live in the country. It would shut me down to step out every morning and not be able to see the stars each day when I put my weenie dog, Ellie, out. Even with cloud cover, well- even in daylight, just because we can’t see them doesn’t mean they aren’t there. Some nights we can see thousands, even then we know there are billions more that we cannot see. I suppose then, that we are always looking at billions. We have physical limitations, so we simply can’t perceive all of the stars that are out there. A telescope would help bring into focus what has been there in the sky all along – what you are already looking at. But, distance and galactic stuff get in the way.
Spirituality is the much same way. The Holy Spirit is at work and the naked eye deceives you. There is so much going on in your struggle that you cannot see (and in others -expansion that is meant for them, you’re just a cast member that will grow in the process, too). Hidden growth, yet-to-be revealed insights, spiritual things, eternal things. Faith. Setting your heart in the place of faith is like using binoculars on a clear night. Faith gives sight into the hidden places, tapping in to extra strength to do the impossible.
Set your faith.