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I sometimes feel like I am drowning.
I panic. 
I try to grasp everything in sight. 
Grabbing at things in all different directions - Flailing around - Gasping for air.
When we panic while in troubled waters, we will take on water, we will tire, we could drown; 
but if we just allow ourselves to be 
let go of trying to be in control of everything
and to just float on our backs
 we will ride the waves and allow them to guide us back to safety. 
I need to have FAITH that God knows what He is doing. 
But do I? 
Do I have doubt? 
Can Doubt and Faith take up the same space? 
Can I have Doubt and Faith at the same time?
I don't know. I hope not. I pray that I don't. 
I do not want to doubt. 
I do know that I need to quit flailing about. 
I look ridiculous running around with my arms flying above my head 
with my brow all wrinkled and scrunched up. 
Kicking and screaming.... 
Taking on water and possibly drowning.
I need to TRUST.
I need to have FAITH.
God has got this! He has it ALL!!
It is time for me to relax, float, and believe that I am being directed to safety. 
I KNOW that HE has the perfect plan for my life. 
He has a perfect plan for your life.
He promised.

Jeremiah 29:11

New Living Translation (NLT)

11 For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.