This was my theme song for last summer…I became unemployed and homeless all in one weekend in the spring of 2013. So in June I found myself on a plane headed for Tennessee to spend the summer with some good friends working as their nanny. I also needed to clear my head and figure out what was next.
As I drove around beautiful Franklin, Tennessee with its green cotton-ball trees, Sidewalk Prophets’ song “Help Me Find It” always seemed to be on the radio every time I needed it to be.
It was my story...
“I don’t know where to go from here, it all used to seem so clear.”
”If there’s a road I should walk, help me find it.”
And the comfort of…
“For every step, I’ve never been alone.”
“Even when it hurts You’ll have Your way, even in the valley I will say, with every breath You’ve never let me go.”
If I was alone in the car I would sing it at the top of my lungs! But one evening the song came on while I was driving the girls to dance, or to eat, or to a friend’s house or to something. I said, “Oh, I LOVE this song. It’s my theme song.” They asked me why, so I started singing along with the words like I was telling them my story. When it got to the words “You’ve never failed before” I had to turn my head and fight back tears, because He never has.
Right before that phrase are the words, “I will wait for You.” That’s the hard part!! But I’m learning to “Be Still and Know (remember) that He is God.” These are not new concepts for me. It’s just when you find yourself in a difficult situation you learn them all over again.
Ten months later I’m still a bit in limbo. But, He’s never failed before! That’s all I need to know. So even though I don’t know where to go from here, I will wait for Him. And He won’t fail me this time either!