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Cinderella

"As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good..."1
If anyone or anything is against you, 
God will turn it around. He will give you
dominion over much.

 
That's a loaded verse isn't it?

It's usually a reference to negative events that happened (or didn't happen) in our lives, that God ends up turning in our favor. It's a hopeful verse. I like it.

Just like I still like watching one of my favorite fictional stories, the fairy tale of Cinderella. The story centers around Cinderella and her jealous, wicked stepmother and stepsisters. It is the story of a girl who was loved by her father who passes away and is left by the very people who were supposed to love her, but hated her immensely.

Isn't there a real story of a man named Joseph2 in the bible who was also hated by those who were supposed to love him?  

But what was meant for evil, God means for good.

If bad and negative things have come your way I am here to tell you God will turn all of it around for good and His glory. I'm a witness. Nothing can stop what He has planned for us.

God is in control. It doesn't matter what haters come for you, He will turn it around to work in your favor. Even fairy tales had haters.Throughout the Cinderella story she was put through hell, but like Joseph, she maintained an auspicious, hopeful, and bright outlook. It was as though she knew she was going to eventually win, which she did. Although there were many girls, including her ugly wicked stepsisters, who wanted to marry the handsome wealthy prince, he chose Cinderella to be his wife.

She won.

I know Cinderella is a fictional story, but it is a hopeful tale of a girl who started on the bottom and ended up on top. Stories like that inspire me, because she never gave up. Some of her life was extremely difficult, but she fought throughout and ended up winning. It's a story many of us want for ourselves regarding different things the Lord has promised us. We have gone through enough and it's our time to have more.

I know what the Lord wants for me and I'm going to fight in His name to get what's mine. It's coming.


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Footnotes:
1. Genesis 50:20a
2. Genesis 37-47

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