What are some practical strategies for dealing with everyday frustration?
We become frustrated when our goals or expectations appear to be thwarted and we feel powerless to make a difference in the situation. The goals can range from meeting a deadline, to achieving a career objective, to being stuck in traffic. It is critical to adopt a Divine perspective and to know that “all things work together for good to those who love God and are called according to His purpose” (Romans 8:29). Further, it is empowering and settling to know that “many are the plans in a man’s heart, but it is God’s purpose that prevails” (Proverbs 19:21). Practice declaring, “When my plans are failing, God’s purpose is prevailing!