It would be easy to grumble and complain. It would be easy to sit in pool of tears and self pity, to give in to despair. It would be easy to look to God, “exercise faith”, do nothing, and expect manna to fall from heaven.
But Ruth was found hard at work. She did what she could with what she had.
Does God then help those who help themselves? Ummm, not quite the story He is telling.
Rather, He is taking us through a process and wants us to be a part of it. He’s bringing us from glory to glory in the midst of the challenge.
In your situation, will you join Him? Will you be found hard at work?