You are going to be okay

You Are Going to Be Okay

“You are going to be okay.”

I am?

Those were the words whispered to me by an older gentleman a few weeks ago at church.

I was making my way back to my seat after going up for prayer. As has happened many times in church, I couldn’t contain the tears that morning. It wasn’t just that I couldn’t contain them, but I had entered a complete uncontrollable sobbing state. You know, the kind of crying that should only happen at home?

When he whispered that to me, I knew he thought I was crying about a baby, but I wasn’t.

Regardless, it stuck.

I am going to be okay and it’s also okay that I have days that I am not okay. I shared on the topic of not being okay earlier this year and it still sticks with me today. As much as I try to always be positive and seek faith over fear, some days are just really bad, and it took me awhile to realize it’s okay to not be okay.

But guess what. Even on the days you are not okay, you are going to be okay. 

Are you following?

Whatever you are going through, you will be okay! Loss of a loved one? You are going to be okay. Infertility? You are going to be okay. Divorce? You are going to be okay. Eviction from your home? You are going to be okay.

Even if you are not okay today, you are going to be okay! You will get through whatever you are going through. You won’t do it alone, because God will give you just the amount of strength and grace to survive. But, you will survive. And, you will be okay. 

You are going to be okay

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17 Comments
  • Kelly @ Southern Komfort Blog
    Posted at 10:21h, 07 December Reply

    So much utter yesness to this! I’m always reminding myself that God is BIGGER than this… And I’ll be okay.

  • Amanda Bumgarner
    Posted at 10:25h, 07 December Reply

    Love this reminder!

  • Kelcie
    Posted at 11:13h, 07 December Reply

    Love this! And this music video plays in my head all the time, and is basically the musical version of this post! https://youtu.be/5pBjopDymts

  • Rebecca Jo
    Posted at 11:29h, 07 December Reply

    Just you saying that makes ME want to cry now.
    A reminder we all do need.

  • Ashley
    Posted at 11:39h, 07 December Reply

    Really neat story. Sometimes it’s amazing the impact strangers can have!

  • Lily
    Posted at 12:35h, 07 December Reply

    I would have ugly cried…for sure!
    LOVE this SO much! One day you will receive the biggest blessing of all. You unconditionally help, love and support so many…that you deserve all the blessings!

  • Patricia
    Posted at 13:48h, 07 December Reply

    So I saw this in my feed right after the post I shared this morning. Thank you so much for this reminder. I needed it too

  • Andrea
    Posted at 15:31h, 07 December Reply

    As long as we have God, we will definitely be okay – I can count the number of times and then some!

  • Kristy
    Posted at 18:35h, 07 December Reply

    Just as you will be ok, you are also never alone♡

  • Tara
    Posted at 19:02h, 07 December Reply

    This reminds me of a magnet I have heard about on someone’s fridge, “It’s all going to be okay in the end. And if you are still reading this, it’s not the end!”

  • Jojo
    Posted at 21:17h, 07 December Reply

    Sometimes it’s tough to remember that just because things don’t go the way we plan doesn’t mean we won’t get through it. Thanks for the reminder!

  • Kay
    Posted at 22:10h, 07 December Reply

    Beautiful post, and so needed for so many people. Sometimes those words mean the world. God is still in charge. ♥

  • Terri
    Posted at 23:31h, 07 December Reply

    God is so much bigger then anything and everything will be ok

  • Beka Johnson
    Posted at 01:03h, 08 December Reply

    I’m glad someone at church was willing to encourage you. That was nice of him. And yes, we are going to be okay because God is for us, even on not okay days.

  • Sheila
    Posted at 03:49h, 08 December Reply

    It is good to know we will be okay..no matter what life throws at us, nobody can take better care of us than the Father. I love how God reassures us even through other people.

  • Kristi
    Posted at 02:48h, 09 December Reply

    God brings us out of every single trial and praise to Him that he has given us emotions so that we can feel through each trial in order to help others who will be going through a similar situation later on. We will be ok.

  • ellesees.net
    Posted at 07:47h, 14 December Reply

    Such a wonderful and comforting thing to hear!!

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