Sunday Stillness – How I rely on God
This past month has been one of joy, and “overwhelmness”. I spent the month at my daughter’s awaiting the birth of their second child. I arrived at their house a week early (just in case); then we waited for an extra 10 days until our little granddaughter decided to make her appearance – coming in at 9 pounds 8 ounces. For a grandma, who is retired from the working world but loves working as a writer/artist, it was a busy but fulfilling month.
Last Monday everything fell into place for me to return home to my hubby (who patiently awaited my return). I arrived home and 15 minutes later the skies opened. And I mean opened. I have never seen a rain so heavy. We had a lake in our front yard and back yard. I praised the Lord that He got me home before all that rain fell.
This past week as I prepared to run a Vacation Bible School this week at our church I looked back at the month and thanked God for the strength, the peace and the joy I had visiting my daughter and her family.
Then I thanked Him again – because He put everything in place for VBS. I did not have enough volunteers – and He brought them in. I had no time to advertise and we have more children registered than other years.
And I came down with the achy flu which knocked me out for a day and a half. But things are still falling into place (even this post). Instead of fretting I went to bed – slept, prayed and let my body heal.
I know that God will have all the details figured out for me. I trust in Him alone.
I love Proverbs 18:10
One of my favourite songs is A Strong Tower – Blessed be the Name of the Lord.
Enjoy this version by Morris Champman.
Lord, thank You for being constant, consistent and always with me. Thank You for caring for my family, for preparing everything for VBS, for keeping me calm and reliant on You. In Jesus’ name. AMEN.
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