Anchor In the Storm

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Hey guys! 

So as you may know, there was a major hurricane that hit Lake Charles, Louisiana head on. 

It left behind some SERIOUS devastation in its wake. 

In life, there are storms and trials we go through. Some are small and some rock us to our core. 

Just like a boat in a storm needs an anchor to keep it steady and secure, we also need an anchor in our storms. 

There is a song that says “I have this hope, as an anchor for my soul”, and the hope it’s talking about is Jesus.

Jesus is the anchor for our souls. He keeps us steady and sure. 

There have been so many times that I know without a doubt that I wouldn’t have made it without Jesus. Like the time I was inappropriately grabbed. The next day I went to church and cried out to Daddy God and he helped me get through it. 

If you are going through a storm, here are some ways to lower your anchor and ride through it. 

Step One

You need to sit at Jesus’ feet. To do this, you need to find a quiet place to sit and worship the Lord.

Step Two

Cry out to your heavenly Father. He wants to hear your cries because He cares for you.

Step Three

Thank Him for helping you and praise Him through the storm.

These are just a few ways you can get your anchor down and be better for it! 

Remember, God loves you and so do I!


Hannah Benson — known for her big heart, her kindness, and her eagerness to serve — is the author of the Overcoming Autism blog.

Hannah was diagnosed with Autism at the age of 14, and now uses this media platform as a way to reach out to those living with Autism and other handicaps. Hannah shares tips and coping skills for those with Autism and for family and friends of those who have been diagnosed; she also relates her life to stories in the Bible and chronicles the lessons she’s learned along her journey.

Hannah Benson can be found on Instagram @hannah_benson94 or on Facebook on the Overcoming Autism Hannah’s Story.

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