Monday, January 4, 2010

December

It has been a hard December for me. There has been some things going on that have been stretching me beyond what I thought I could handle. I am thankful that God does not leave me nor forsake me and that He does not give me more than I can handle, but it has still been tough. I was watching the movie "One night with the king" and something struck me this time. The lady playing Ester said "perhaps instead of asking questions of our trials, our trials are meant to ask questions of ourselves?" I know that this has really changed the way I have thought about my trials this past month. I have let the Lord begin to search my heart and I want nothing more than to grow through all of this. He has showed me so many things this past week that I am still trying to process them. I know that this too shall pass, but I am now to a point where I am thankful for my trials this last month because it is making me a stronger person and I am becoming more dependent on the Lord, and not myself. I am beginning to trust Him more and go to Him with everything both good and bad. He wants to hear it all, and that is something I am not used to doing. So, I am excited to see where He is going to take me this new year!

4 comments:

Bill and Christina said...

That is awesome! With God this too shall pass indeed!

Salzwedel Family said...

I love the way God works. Praying your faith is strengthened by whatever you are going through.

Kathy C. said...

I bought One Night with the King at Thanksgiving and was watching it but I was so distracted that I couldn't figure out who everyone was so think I will start it over sometime when I'm here alone and can concentrate. I have a contract to write a 365 devotion book about the lives of Bible women for girls 10-14 and want to learn all I can.

God's Grace said...

How funny it is that tough circumstance beyond out control can make us better and stronger in Christ. I completely understand where you are and thank you so much for the reminder...I pray the Lord give you peace and wisdom during this blessed time leaning on Him...Terry