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And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus: for he shall save his people from their sins Matthew 1:21
I got short changed at the farmers market. I lost my leys in the parking lot(I think). We went through the train museum at a run and I am still a little sore from surgery. What a great day! But if I had spent the day alone and come home with my keys my money and my rest I would have missed out on a slice of God’s love. I am thankful because any day with our grandchildren is an investment with eternal returns!
Oh how I have always hated being alone! I sometimes got in trouble as a kid just so I could be included with everybody else who got caught. But in my Christian walk I have discovered something strange… Sometimes God wants me to be alone. He takes people out of my life. He cancels opportunities for me to be seen. He allows me to be too weak to do want I hoped and planned to do. In fact there are days when God chooses for me to be forgotten abandoned and rejected by other people. Yes it is no one else. It is Him. But in those long and lonely days he is waiting in those dry places for me to find my rest in Him! How very unlike me is our faithful loving God!
In the desperate or dark places of life hope is like the window through which we can see tomorrow. When we allow our circumstances or feelings to pull down the blinds life can become very dark. But if we rejoice even in tribulation the window will open and the breath of God will refresh and heal our hearts!
The poem on which this song was based was one of our very favorite to read to our boys when they were small. I hope this brightens someone’s day!
I wake in the morning early
And always, the very first thing,
I poke out my head and I sit up in bed
And I sing and I sing and I sing. Rose Fyleman
Here is a hymn I shared t church some weeks back. Our bi-lingual congregation is unique so our worship is constantly pushing the limits of what we experience and how we express it to God. My prayer is that you may be blessed today. Surely our Lord Jesus is fairest of all!