It’s been a crazy week! Aren’t they all? I often feel like I just can’t get it all done!
Adding moving towards G-free and organic and the extra work that goes into that just adds to the confusion. I’ve been blessed to have some ‘down’ time at home without appointments every day of the week. I’ve started going to a bible study on Wednesday nights, and I absolutely LOVE it. Going deeper into God’s word is always amazing to me, makes my soul leap and move closer to Him. There are things that I carve out of my schedule that don’t move unless it is ABSOLUTELY necessary. Wednesday night Equip is one of them.
I’ve been reading Job starting this week. Doesn’t really make life seem so bad, even when it is hard! I was looking at Job. I have to say that I am a little annoyed that the doctor that was meeting with my daughter ignored her issues, which is EXACTLY why I started going to a new Orthopedic for her. We got the MRI back, it’s not good, but all treatable, and I know God is faithful and He guides us, takes the steps before us, and never leaves us. I find myself clinging to that these days. I hate that my daughter’s body is not full of strength, but we will get through it.
Started praying names of Jesus this week (yesterday). Yesterday was ABBA scripture reference Romans 8:15. I started crying when I read it. The Spirit you received does not make you slaves, so that you live in fear again; rather, the Spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship.[a] And by him we cry, “Abba,[b] Father.” When I got the news on the MRI, I kind of started to panic, number 1, I had no idea what all those medical terms were… but I didn’t know when she had JRA, but I learned them, and I will learn them again. And how crazy is it that this 19 year old has her whole life ahead of her, but her knees are old. What will become of the future. And then I read that scripture. There is no reason to be afraid. It says that we don’t have to live in fear. And fear robs me of the freedom I have in Christ, and I will NOT live in fear. I TRUST HIM!
Today’s name: ADVOCATE 1 John 2:1 My dear children, I write this to you so that you will not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have an advocate with the Father—Jesus Christ, the Righteous One. I was told before that there is a fine line between worry and sin. And because I have so much going on, so much to take care of, I feel like I am always worried about messing it up. But I have an Advocate to go before me, to speak on my behalf. Jesus is my intercessor for everything that comes against me. Again, with Him, what is the reason for fear. I have peace. I know it won’t be easy, but I have no fear, I have peace because He is in me!
And this morning, I was reminded of His faithfulness! I got to see a new muffin in my life! He is absolutely beautiful! I wish I could share more with you, but this morning I saw the most beautiful face. I have been praying for him for so long (and his momma and daddy). It was like a note that came just in time, to remind me of His faithfulness!
Thank You Jesus for this week. Thank You for Your love, Your faithfulness, Your mercy, Your grace, Your Word. I am not worthy to speak Your name, but I am so thankful that I can worship You with my life. Forgive me for my fear when I forget how faithful You are. You are Holy. You are Worthy!