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.


  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.

  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.

  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.

  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.

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

  6. Hugs and prayers from Ireland


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