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Change

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"Change can push us, pull us, rebuke and remake us. It can show us who we've become, in the worst ways, and also in the best ways. I've learned that it's not something to run away from, as though we ever could, and I've learned that in many cases, change is not a function of life's cruelty but instead a function of God's graciousness."

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We are creatures of habit. We consistently cling to what is comfortable. As such, we are terrified of change. Foreign territory - whether physical, emotional, or spiritual - fills our hearts with fear.

Yet what we often fail to realize is that our fear of change is a direct result of our clear dependence on other people instead of on the Lord. We are afraid of change because for so long we have relied so heavily on everything and everyone but God. We have consistently placed our trust, our hope, our strength, our everything in other people. In a sense, we have made other people our "mini-Gods," almost to t…