Sending

I am sending you over to Lysa’s blog today. She is speaking of husband/wife relationships but I suspect the means of weathering marital storms and even shipwrecks of marriages, if tailored to the parties will work to heal or weather other relationships as well.

Here’s an excerpt:

Broken down relationships can really break down a woman.

And if you’re anything like me, when you feel broken down those around you get your worst. Then upon all the hurt and anxiety you layer on regret, shame, and the feeling that you’ve lost yourself. You’ve lost that girl inside you that used to be so positive and happy and ready to take on the world.

Can I whisper a tender truth to you? The only way to recapture her is to come up for air and remember you are worthy.

Then you can act worthy.

And step aside from the emotional yuck to make some level headed decisions. Get a plan. Talk to wise people who love you and will walk this tough journey with you.

Now please click

HERE

and read it all in context.

Doctors are still uncertain as to why Sheila’s white blood cells are elevated; although we were told yesterday that they are starting to move in the right direction and she has been fever free since Monday and she did eat soft solid foods and kept them down yesterday! We are relieved and grateful!! Thank you for your continued prayers for Sheila and for others here at The White Stone who need us.  We have added Ruth, Mabel and her family to our current praying needs. Others are ongoing. I pray we will not grow weary in our praying.  Love to you all and thank you.

We have the God-given Right to do right in this wrong World,
Praying (PFT)!

ABBA, I am grateful for good reports and grateful that You are faithful, true and trustworthy with all our needs, all our concerns and cares. Thank You for strength to bring them to You. Thank You for faithful sisters and brothers who come alongside here. Thank You for taking a reading on our hearts and doing exactly right for each one who comes here to read and pray and for those we bring with us in our thoughts.  We entrust ourselves and these to You in JESUS name. Amen and . . .    .

Nothing

I revealed to my beloved the other day that on any occasion that I might respond, “nothing”, should he ask me, “What’s going on in your mind.”, to just know that ‘nothing’ meant I’m not ready to tell you yet, because at NO Time is there nothing going on inside my head.  🙂

I said that to say this. This morning while loading towels into the washing machine tub an account in Scripture came to mind.  This one:

John 5: 8 “Get up,” Jesus told him, “pick up your mat and walk!”
9 Instantly the man got well, picked up his mat, and started to walk.

Now that day was the Sabbath,

via John 5:7-9 HCSB – “Sir,” the sick man answered, “I – Bible Gateway.

And the message is it’s a GOD thing to pick up after yourself — JESUS said so!  He did not tell the man to get up, walk and leave his mat for someone else to pick up.

So in a general way what is the will of GOD for me and for you today?

Get up, make your bed and walk for JESUS!

ABBA, I find humor in this as I do believe You have the greatest sense of humor in the Universe. I also see avenues of wise counsel in this simple account of what You did, LORD JESUS, for this lame man. And I am thinking, HOLY SPIRIT, that many of us are lame and You are saying to us get up, pick up after yourself, stop waiting on others to do for you what you can do, get up, make your bed and walk with ME today. I want to do that, ABBA. I want to pick up and not leave undone those things You have given me to do. So I pray that for me today and for every soul who will come here to pray in agreement with what You have spoken over us this morning. Thank You for each email subscriber and for each who just happens by; I pray our knowledge of You will mature and grow and our love for You will deepen today. And I am mindful in this moment of many needs, the health and wealth of Ones dear; not a soul who comes here to pray is without concerns, ABBA, for themselves and others. So I pray for Your Kind Attention to our hearts; first and foremost that we will choose to allow You to align our hearts with Yours, particularly about these matters we are bringing to You this morning and as You align our hearts, we wait in confidence to see You work miracles.  Thank You for loving us so much. Amen and

We have the God-given Right to do right in this wrong World,
Praying (PFT)!

Governed

In my praying this morning I was reminded how important it is that the Word of our God govern us. I petitioned Him today that His Word would govern how we think; the decisions that we are compelled to make today, the places we will go, the words we will say and the emotions we will feel. That today we will be governed by His Word.

Acts 20: 32 And now I commend you to God and to the word of His grace, which is able to build you up and to give you the inheritance among all those who are sanctified.
via Acts 20:31-33 NASB – Therefore be on the alert, remembering – Bible Gateway.

We have the God-given Right to do right in this wrong World,
Praying (PFT)!

ABBA, I am grateful for this page to come together with others of like faith and so I pray for each of us; HOLY SPIRIT, asking that You govern us with Your Very Own Word today. We see it is so very important and so much to our very own benefit and those we love that we be governed by Your Word. Many emotions may come today, some will hit us like a brick, others will creep up like an evil adversary, help us sort them for keeping or casting; to enjoy them and rejoice with much praise or cast them from us, rejoicing and giving praise and thanks to You that we have the power and grace to do so. We have looked again at the names entrusted to this ministry, some have been with us a long time, some have been depending for a long time on this ministry to faithfully stand with them; thank You for that, ABBA, and we desire to be faithful and fail not in this; we know You will not. And so I commend each one who comes to meet with You here today, that You will quicken to each heart the importance of Your Word to govern us; and I dare not fail to ask for healings and provisions, conviction and repentance in the very portions that will glorify the Name of JESUS. Thank You, ABBA.

Surprise!

Perhaps I could say the extent of my surprise is indicative of my degree of having given up. 

This is the 3rd Spring for my little lily. She has been faithful to push through the winter soil for three seasons and with each appearing she gave only leaves.

But this morning? Surprise! Delight and amazement and with much praise and gratitude I found this:

Certainly the expected glory will surpass the present beauty but how foolish it would be of me to not celebrate what is while I wait for what is to come.

Can we get a life lesson from that? (You are invited to share your insights if you will.)

Galatians 6:9
King James Version (KJV)
9 And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.
via Galatians 6:9 KJV – And let us not be weary in well doing: – Bible Gateway.

And our well-doing here just might be waiting.

1 Corinthians 2:9 King James Version (KJV)
9 But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him.
via 1 Corinthians 2:9 KJV – But as it is written, Eye hath not – Bible Gateway.

We have the God-given Right to do right in this wrong World,