Blog

God is with us...always!
Friday, January 27, 2023 by Janet Perez Eckles

I had a crazy day last week. Let me tell you what happened to me at Orlando’s airport.

Got there in plenty of time for my 6:40 am flight. Hubby dropped me off at curbside check in. Line was long until finally reaching the counter. Waited some more for passport check for my flight to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico where I had several speaking engagements.

Then came the wait for an escort to the gate. The very LONG wait. Finally, one showed up. Looping my purse over my shoulder, white cane in one hand, I grabbed his arm with the other. We dashed toward security but we entered an incredibly long line. After waiting 45 minutes, the escort leaned toward me, “Your flight is boarding right now.”

Gulp, I was in trouble. We still had to go through security, board the tram to the gates, and head down the long, long corridor to my destination.

The escort took it upon himself to help folks ahead of us to speed up the process Finally through security, we dashed to the tram. Upon arrival I squeezed his arm, “I can run just fine,” I said, “can we run?”.

“Are you sure?”

I lifted my white cane in the air. “Yup. Let’s go.” We took off running, not fast walking, we’re talking high-speed running. (Good thing I had somewhat comfortable shoes).

He was out of breath. So was I. “Are you still okay,” he said.

“Yes, don’t stop.”

Finally, we slid into gate 108. “Oh no,” he said, “the doors are closed.”

We approached the counter. “Sorry, ma’am,” the agent said, “it left two minutes ago.”

She booked me for the next day.

The escort did his job, did his best, even went above his duty to help. But I still missed the flight.

Once I caught my breath, I turned to him, “Thank you so much for all you did.”

I started to give him a well-deserved tip.

“No, ma’am,” he said, “I’ll stay with you and take you wherever you need to be until someone picks you up.”

There’s a lesson for us.

God does the same thing. When we’re rushing through life, trying to make it to the finish line, to find that peace, that answer or that breakthrough, God is with us, removing the obstacles. But when the results aren’t exactly what we hoped for, He’s still there, by our side, helping, guiding and providing.

Our Divine Escort is committed to be with us. He will accompany us through the stress, the painful, and the disappointing. If you’re facing troubles and you’re running for relief, His Word whispers to your soul, “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.” (Psalm 46:1)

Thank you, Lord, that You are our strength, you are our provider as we rush through the airport of life. You are present, loving and available for us to lean on, to trust and reach our destination richly secure with Your loving companionship.

Janet

It’s my joy to have you as part of my inspirational family. Please feel free to share today’s post with others.

Let’s Stay in Touch

You and I are only a click away. Hop on over to this CONTACT FORM.  Once there you can leave your prayer request, make a comment, ask a question, or invite me to speak to your group.

I also invite you to visit my WEBSITE.  You’ll find more inspirational blogs along with my story, books, and videos. You’ll also learn the passion and mission of JC Empowerment ministries.

Share This Blog:


Previous Posts

Does God see my loneliness?
Janet Perez Eckles
2/9/2024

When bad situations turn to victory.
Janet Perez Eckles
1/27/2024

5 ways you can have a victorious new year.
Janet Perez Eckles
1/5/2024

Good news in the midst of fear and loneliness.
Janet Perez Eckles
12/22/2023

What to do when facing a war.
Janet Perez Eckles
12/8/2023

The secret to a real celebration of Christ.
Janet Perez Eckles
12/6/2023

A Message of Appreciation
Janet Perez Eckles
11/24/2023

What is the purpose for my life?
Janet Perez Eckles
11/10/2023

Happy birthday to...me!
Janet Perez Eckles
10/27/2023

Three lies that can rob your security.
Janet Perez Eckles
10/13/2023

This is how you overcome stress, sadness, and worry.
Janet Perez Eckles
9/29/2023

Avoid pitfalls and pain with these three steps.
Janet Perez Eckles
9/15/2023

What kind of prayers does God really answer?
Janet Perez Eckles
9/1/2023

How to calm your emotional turmoil.
Janet Perez Eckles
8/18/2023

Five promises to live free from fear.
Janet Perez Eckles
8/4/2023

This is the way to a rich life.
Janet Perez Eckles
7/21/2023

Saying goodbye.
Janet Perez Eckles
7/4/2023

It's a hot summer, but timely inspiration is so cool!
Janet Perez Eckles
7/3/2023

Is that blind woman dancing?
Janet Perez Eckles
7/2/2023

Free...For You!
Janet Perez Eckles
7/1/2023

No eyesight, no limbs, but enjoying the fullness of life.
Janet Perez Eckles
6/30/2023

The best way to celebrate our Father...our Heavenly Father.
Janet Perez Eckles
6/16/2023

Your joy is closer than you think.
Janet Perez Eckles
6/9/2023

Five reasons why loneliness cannot enter your heart.
Janet Perez Eckles
5/26/2023

Five weapons for mothers to overcome stress.
Janet Perez Eckles
5/12/2023

Three steps to contentment during chaos.
Janet Perez Eckles
5/5/2023

This is what you need to remove to have a happier and peaceful life.
Janet Perez Eckles
4/21/2023

Because the tomb is empty, your loneliness, fear, and anxiety can end.
Janet Perez Eckles
4/7/2023

Your pet might be speaking the love that no human can.
Janet Perez Eckles
3/31/2023

3 ways to know if God will find you strong and committed or find you lukewarm instead.
Janet Perez Eckles
3/17/2023

Three questions to determine how prepared you are to face life's troubles.
Janet Perez Eckles
3/3/2023

Three ways to prepare for the end times.
Janet Perez Eckles
2/17/2023

Overcoming Loneliness on Valentine's Day
Janet Perez Eckles
2/14/2023

Something just for you.
Janet Perez Eckles
2/10/2023

Four decisions to turn anxiety to peace.
Janet Perez Eckles
2/3/2023

God is with us...always!
Janet Perez Eckles
1/27/2023

12 questions to determine the success of your new year.
Janet Perez Eckles
1/20/2023

Five steps to keep depression out.
Janet Perez Eckles
1/6/2023

This is where you find comfort this Christmas.
Janet Perez Eckles
12/23/2022

This is how stress turns to peace this Christmas.
Janet Perez Eckles
12/18/2022

How to end your worry.
Janet Perez Eckles
12/5/2022

Big Announcement ... Read On
Janet Perez Eckles
11/19/2022

How to get rid of loneliness.
Janet Perez Eckles
9/2/2022

How to get rid of anxiety.
Janet Perez Eckles
8/12/2022

Your battle belongs to the Lord.
Janet Perez Eckles
7/29/2022

The only connection you need to feel safe and secure.
Janet Perez Eckles
7/15/2022

10 steps to help you never, never fear
Janent Perez Eckles
4/1/2022

How to overcome this hot summer of loneliness
Janent Perez Eckles
8/21/2020

How to see God’s way out of our troubles
Janent Perez Eckles
7/10/2020

With these four promises, we can dare to expect a brand new, beautiful, tomorrow
Janent Perez Eckles
6/19/2020

When God Meets our Greatest Needs
Janent Perez Eckles
4/24/2020

Trust in the Real Source
Janent Perez Eckles
4/10/2020

6 ways to know God is watching your anxious moments
Janent Perez Eckles
3/7/2020

12 ways to transform your life
Janent Perez Eckles
1/17/2020

Avoid these three traps when facing impossibilities.
Janent Perez Eckles
12/20/2019

Consider these three steps before getting angry.
Janent Perez Eckles
11/8/2019

Three steps to have your prayers answered.
Janent Perez Eckles
11/1/2019

The secret to live a happy life.
Janent Perez Eckles
10/4/2019

Three secrets of a real winner.
Janent Perez Eckles
9/6/2019

So, what’s another disaster?
Janent Perez Eckles
8/2/2019

One thing you need to remove in order to live with confidence.
Janent Perez Eckles
6/7/2019

What to do when life becomes too much.
Janent Perez Eckles
2/22/2019

Five questions to see if you’re a people pleaser.
Janet Perez Eckles
11/23/2018

How to achieve the best of life.
Janent Perez Eckles
11/9/2018

I need encouragement.
Janent Perez Eckles
11/9/2018

6 Steps to Bring Back Peace
Janent Perez Eckles
6/8/2018