you know that an eagle knows when a storm is approaching long before it
The eagle will fly to some high spot and wait for the winds to come.
When the storm hits, it sets its wings so that the wind will pick it up and
lift it above the storm. While the storm rages below, the eagle is soaring
above it. The eagle does not escape the storm. It simply uses the storm to
lift it higher. It rises on the winds that bring the storm.
When the storms
of life come upon us - and all of us will experience them - we can rise
above them by setting our minds and our belief toward God. The storms do not
have to overcome us. We can allow God's power to lift us above them.
enables us to ride the winds of the storm that brings sickness, tragedy,
failure and disappointment in our lives. We can soar above the storm.
Remember, it is not the burdens of life that weigh us down; it is how we