The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise him.
The LORD is their strength, and he is the saving strength of his anointed.
-Psalm 28:7-8, KJV
This Psalm was given to me by a prophetic individual during the depths of my despair. At the time, I remember him warning me not to become too inflated by my own strength. Essentially, I told him that I did not feel strong at all.
We are stronger than we sometimes realize.
This strength comes from God. He will not be overcome.
I suspected my ex and her family believed that they would overcome me. So much was done in an attempt to break my will and enthrall me to theirs–at least, that is how I see it. Certainly, Satan was “swinging for the fences.” I bet others here can relate with me in that.
Yet, in Christ, our strength is greater than any evil–human or otherwise–this world can throw at us.
The assaults did not overwhelm me. In fact, they refined me as God’s will intended. May you find such strength in your trials as well and walk away with a greater heart-knowledge of God’s faithfulness. I know I did.
In conclusion, I will share a song that speaks to such resiliency and strength: