Commentary

March 7, 2014

Chaplain’s Thoughts

Craig M. Mullaney

“I wanted that future officer to weigh decisions with a supple mind and to be comfortable with nuance and uncertainty.”

~ Craig M. Mullaney

Are you uncomfortable with uncertainty? Are you scared of the future? The decisions we make in life are not often easy: medical issues, care for elderly parents, discipline of children, bills to pay, divorce, force reduction. All these and more weigh us down mentally and emotionally. However, let us take comfort in knowing God loves us and wants the best for us — however, “the best” often means hardship, pain, disappointment and even tears. Our ways are not the ways of our heavenly Father, and we simply are not able to always understand the pains of this life. I pray that you would be steadfast in your faith and confront the future with confidence even in the midst of uncertainty – and remember, “We live by faith not by sight.”

Blessings from Above …




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