Thursday, July 19, 2018

My Hearts Not In It

Sorry I didn’t post the last two weeks and there are a million reasons why: 

It wasn’t on my “To Do” list  
I couldn’t think of anything to write
I couldn’t focus
I was overwhelmed by life
And, a hundred more I can come up with. 

I think the real reason was my heart wasn’t in it. My heart really hasn’t been in life the last few weeks and I’m not sure why. I’m not depressed, not mad, not unhappy, not anything. That’s it - I’m not anything. 

Do you ever get that way? I think most of us do sometimes.

So how do we get out of that place? That’s a difficult question because I can’t really come up with an answer that is a cure all. This last (let’s call them sessions) “session” just broke last night. I ‘m embarrassed to tell you it was frustration that made me put my “big girl panties” on and get moving. Where did that frustration come from? 

It started because I was trying to discuss my feelings with my husband. I know right! Listen - I love my husband and this is not man bashing. I am always in awe of how God has made us so differently.   BUT to think he is going to understand my "whinny, pity party, woe is me" rant was foolish of me.

My husband, BLESS HIM, was trying to solve my problem and help me. He didn’t understand he needed to just add chocolate into the situation and go with it, then my rant would stop. Neither did I or I would have told him that.

Anyway it was a frustrating evening – but it made me start getting up and getting the things done that needed to be done. Stop thinking and talking about it and just get it done.

So get it done I did. My list is almost complete – for today!

May God Bless

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Rejoice Over Me?

Zephaniah 3:17

The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you;
in his love he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing.”

Wow, can you imagine that? God will rejoice over me! Let that sink in for a minute. The Almighty, the Creator of all things will rejoice in me.

Sometimes I get so caught up in the everyday doings of life and don’t think about how much God loves me. Some days I go without praying at all, except over my meals, I know, that’s not good. It’s not like I forget about God, it’s just there are days that I don’t stop and talk to Him.

Think about how we act with babies. Don’t we always sing to them, coo and sometimes in a sing-song voice? I know I do. Just had few of our grandchildren with me this past week. What a joy to watch them grow up. They are maturing so fast and becoming responsible young children. It makes my heart sing.

So in those times when life isn’t living up to your expectations, remember, God is rejoicing over YOU!

May God Bless