Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Only Mine for a Little While

God is really doing a number on me these last few weeks. I am not sure what He is trying to tell me - but I do think it is pretty significant. I am not going into any detail, (people might think I am koo koo) I know our God is Almighty and Sovereign - He is the image of the invisible God, the firtborn of all creation. For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities - all things were created through him and for him. Colossians 1:15-16
I keep going back to that verse because I believe that what God is trying to tell me is that He gives us a lot to work with on this earth. He gives us a spouse, children, a church family, a job, a community, and many other responsibilities. There are so many times that I get overwhelmed with the day in and day out of general life that I forget to stop and smell the roses.... the blessings that God provides. I am thankful that I have the ability to get up and go to work when there are those in my community whose health does not allow them to do so. I am thankful for our children, because there are those in our community who have none, who so desire to share that special love. I am very thankful for my husband and the way that God has created him - not for the way that I want him to be - I know he is unique. :) All this - though, belongs to God - and I have to remember that! The same God that gives us so much can take away. Me as a christian has to be prepared to praise Him in the valley too. I feel that God is preparing me for a valley.

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