Saturday, December 17, 2011

Food for Thought

Choosing to live life on your terms, rather than God's, means choosing to miss out on His best for your life!

Praying that each one of us will choose wisely ...

Monday, December 5, 2011

Perseverence in Pain

Dealing with some intense shooting pains and holding onto this hope:

"Dear friends, do not be surprised at the painful trial you are suffering, as though something strange were happening to you. But rejoice that you participate in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed."
(1 Peter 4:12-13)

Sometimes (like now), it's hard to rejoice in this suffering, as it serves as a painful reminder of what once was and what will never be again ...

Sunday, December 4, 2011

God's Promise

"The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit."
(Psalm 34:18)

Clinging to His promise even as I write this ...

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Things Behind the Sun

After waiting 11 years, I finally watched the movie, "Things Behind the Sun," last night. Still, I wish I knew "why," and am sad and angry at the loss of childhood innocence.

Thankful for Deuteronomy 29:29 ...

"The secret things belong to the Lord our God, but the things that are revealed belong to us and to our children forever ..."

Even at this moment I am struggling with the painful physical aftermath, and crying out to the Lord my God ...

"My soul clings to you; your right hand upholds me."
(Psalm 63:8)

Trusting in His Sovereign Grace,