Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Blessings

Every time I hear this song, I feel like this totally is my life.

I have been through heartache, pain, loss, pain, hurt, anguish, you name it, I feel like I have been through it...but then I hear this song and think

what if all those trials is how the Blessings come into my life?

What if the trails I have suffered through are God's mercies in disguise?

What is the loss, hurt and pain is a blessing to another?

What is all the suffering, adversity and every trial that I have been put through are what it takes for me or perhaps someone else to learn, to grow to understand?

What if, all these things were not even for me to learn or to grow? What if I was chosen, to bear these burdens, to suffer these pains to go through these trials, not even for me, but for others, for someone else?

What is the trials of this life are your mercies in disguise?

'Cause what if your blessings come through rain drops
What if Your healing comes through tears
What if a thousand sleepless nights are what it takes to know You're near
What if trials of this life are Your mercies in disguise

When friends betray us
When darkness seems to win
We know that pain reminds this heart
That this is not,
This is not our home
It's not our home

"Blessings"
We pray for blessings, we pray for peace
Comfort for family, protection while we sleep
We pray for healing, for prosperity
We pray for Your mighty hand to ease our suffering
And all the while, You hear each spoken need
Yet love is way too much to give us lesser things

'Cause what if your blessings come through rain drops
What if Your healing comes through tears
What if a thousand sleepless nights are what it takes to know You're near
What if trials of this life are Your mercies in disguise

We pray for wisdom, Your voice to hear
We cry in anger when we cannot feel You near
We doubt your goodness, we doubt your love
As if every promise from Your word is not enough
And all the while, You hear each desperate plea
And long that we'd have faith to believe

'Cause what if your blessings come through rain drops
What if Your healing comes through tears
What if a thousand sleepless nights are what it takes to know You're near
What if trials of this life are Your mercies in disguise

When friends betray us
When darkness seems to win
We know that pain reminds this heart
That this is not,
This is not our home
It's not our home

'Cause what if your blessings come through rain drops
What if Your healing comes through tears
What if a thousand sleepless nights are what it takes to know You're near

What if my greatest disappointments or the aching of this life
Is the revealing of a greater thirst this world can't satisfy
What if trials of this life
The rain, the storms, the hardest nights
Are your mercies in disguise