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Tuesday, April 6, 2010

ʍou ʇɥƃıɹ ǝɯ sı sıɥʇ

We just had some extremely surprising & bad news today. Not a death or illness, it's a job thing. My mind is reeling & my heart is hurt. I could go to anger...but I am choosing to trust. I trust that my God is bigger than the stuff of life.

I am also choosing to remind myself that in the past when it seemed like the world was going to end due to a huge change in our life.......the change ended up being a truly wonderful thing that led to a better & happier life. I am recalling the goodness of God, He has never, ever let us down. Even when I could not see the good in a circumstance, He knows the better outcome. My Father God right now is holding me & helping me to listen to what I am writing & that is helping me to believe.

To believe that He loves me.
To believe that I have not disappointed Him.
To believe that I am not a failure.
To believe that this bad thing may lead to a very good thing.

I am so, so thankful that I can sense His presence as I sit here at 10:45pm dreading going to bed & trying to sleep when my mind is jumping all over the place. Father, I ask you to calm my thoughts & be close to Hubs & me tonight. I love you & I trust you with my whole life, every little bit is yours.

6 comments:

  1. My dear sister, my prayers are with you tonight. I could not sleep, and am sitting here reading your words. God is in control, and He does know what is best in our lives. Remember Jeremiah 29:11, and I am praying that you will feel God's peace through the next days.

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  2. So thankful He never changes even though life "happens" to us. Praying for you both...He knew this was coming. Peace, be still indeed.

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  3. Thank you both so much, it means a lot.
    We are going for a long motorcycle ride today & let the wind blow off the troubles a bit.

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  4. I am so sorry. My father just lost his job this year after 33 years, and so I know the pain of feeling let down, the unexpected shock, the feeling of betrayal. It feels like a small death.

    Praying for you.

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  5. You got it Lesley. I have been surprised at the peace we are feeling though, thank you for praying!

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  6. Hugs and prayers from Ireland

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