The more I read other blogs, the less confident I am about this one. You know, there are amazingly witty, clever, creative, and informative blogs out there! With many many amazing writers…….ugh! I mean, seriously, I can do funny, on occasion. Sometimes encouraging, perhaps. But there are so many others that are so outstanding. All great, all the time. I feel I should just direct you to those – some I actually DO direct you to! If I use others as a plumb line, I’m always going to come up short. Same with you, right? I mean, isn’t there someone that has what you want? Lives like you want to? Seem to do all the things that you want to do? Or am I the only one who struggles from time to time with that. I find those times are most often fixed by finding someone in need. Someone I can help. Someone who I can serve in the name of Christ. Get my eyes off myself, for crying out loud! That’s really so much better, amen?
Seriously, my only Hope is in the Lord – in His Truth, His Word, and His promises. So is yours. We are so lost without Him. I know I am. So, again, as I fix my eyes on Him, my whole outlook changes. I am more interested in serving than being served. More likely to love others than look for love. More thankful and grateful. And certainly more blessed. just by focusing on my God.
I am so very thankful for you today, blog family. For your prayers of last week for my nephew, for your comments, your hugs, and your prayers. Most important were your prayers. I called on Saturday to check on him, and they were HOME! Can you believe it?!!! He got to go home late Friday night, and they were overjoyed. We still have so much to overcome. If you want to keep praying, your opportunity comes on Tuesday, for Philip will have PET scans, and Wednesday, meet with the Doctor. (he actually is the one Doctor in the world that knows most about this disease. How amazing is it that he is already at Texas Children’s Hospital?!! That’s the kind of thing we’ve been seeing our God doing through this.) He is learning how to adjust to his “superman suit” – his back brace, that allows him to sit or stand, rather than be flat on his back.
His whole family appreciates all your prayers. and asks that you continue to remember them as you go through your days. Cause that’s what we do as the body of Christ, right? We lift one another up. We support, and love, and pray. I think that’s when we look a whole lot like Christ. At least, that’s what I see in you. So, thank you so much. And know that I have prayed His abundant blessings right back on you. Be awed by Him this week.
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