We can rest in the knowledge that God does have a purpose and plan for me, and that God ahs the power to carry out that plan. It is one thing to know that no person or circumstance can touch us outside of God’s sovereign control; it is still another to realize that no person or circumstance can frustrate God’s purpose for our lives. God has a over-arching purpose for all believers and according to Romans 8:29, that is to conform us into the likeness of His Son and to make us the beginning of a relational line for the kingdom. The reality is that God has tailor made a plan for each life, and because we know God is directing our lives to an ultimate end, and because we know He is sovereignly able to orchestrate the events of our lives toward that end, we can trust Him and rest in the midst of our circumstances. From our limited vantage point, our lives are marked by an endless series of contingencies, and we frequently find ourselves reacting to an unexpected turn of events, But the truth is that God is never surprised, or caught off guard, and is never frustrated by those developments. God always has us in the right location, at the right time, to allow the events necessary to conform us into the image of His Son. Sometimes those things are fun and enjoyable, and at other times they are painful, and we wish we did not have to go through them, But rest in the might presence of God and find peace where you are, knowing that God’s sovereignty is controlled by His perfect love and infinite wisdom.