Sometimes I wonder if anyone reads this😜. But, I’ve been encouraged by my faithful readers to post❤️.
I’ve often shared how both of my churches are right on point with what I’m walking through or what’s stirring in my own heart. Both pastor’s talked about waiting well on the Lord and how God strengthens those who wait on Him.
I’ve done a lot of reflecting of the past years, thanks to facebook memories 🙂 and some other things as well. I wanted to share my own story of the hope and renewed strength that God can give you. Not just to trudge through the difficulties, but to soar on wings like eagles.
Three years ago, I was in a very dark place. After hearing Danny’s message about changing our lens and seeing things through Gods eyes and having a conversation with a God sent friend, I gave it all to the Lord. He didn’t change my circumstances or things that life brings about. But, He changed me in knowing how to handle the situations better.
I began to pour into and pray the scriptures and apply messages and songs that I’d heard into my own situation. Deuteronomy 30:3~God your God will restore everything you lost; He’ll have compassion on you; He’ll come back and pick up the pieces from all the places where you scattered. He did that very thing for me. One day at a time, one thing at a time, little by little piece by piece, He’s put every broken piece back together.
I prayed for years for God to restore my marriage that ended in divorce. Divorce is so painful and brings such worry for your kids that now have to live in a broken home. I’ve learned though that we don’t have to worry but fully trust in Him. His ways are better than our ways and His plan is perfect!
Not only was divorce painful but being in a toxic, unhealthy relationship affected me in ways that I didn’t even realize. There were days I only got up to do what I had to. It was easy to smile on the outside, but on the inside I was broken. Since I’ve given it to God, He’s healed every broken piece and given me a renewed strength, hope and an unexplainable joy!!!
I share this not to condemn anyone, but I know there are others that have been or are in the same place. I know this because we’ve shared our stories with one another, shared scriptures, songs, tears and celebrated victories 🎉. Just know that you are not alone and He can and will bring you through it.
Don’t believe the negativity that’s poured into your head! When I began to see things through God’s eyes and the truth through His word, He changed me! We are daughter’s of a King who are fearfully and wonderfully made. We are who He says we are and He has a plan and purpose for all of us. His plan is to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future!
This memory popped up from about a year ago and still true today.
I’ve been traveling with my son for baseball and was in the same location as a year ago! But, God’s done so much for me, I’m definitely in a much better place in my life! Woo hoo!
I also started blogging a year ago after this post and I had no idea what God would do through it. I hope it’s been a blessing to you all as much as it’s been to me.
It’s such a journey, we have good days and bad. But, when every day is just another struggle, another choice is an act of war, gotta pray and press on the prize worth fighting for!
Like then, I have no idea what tomorrow holds. But, I have more trust and faith in the one who holds my future!
I pray that God will give all of us a hope and renewed strength to soar on wings like eagles!!
Thanks for letting me share 🙂