On my Knees

I woke up the next morning and the fear that had gripped my heart the day before was replaced with peace.

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Do Not Fear

The Bible says "do not fear" 365 times.

But today I find myself in a place I know that I am afraid.

It seems like I am reliving a nightmare that I never wanted to be in the first time.

School is Out! a reflection on the school year – part 2

There were tears as I cried out to God: "This isn't fair... I already deal with so much with Grace. Why them too? I can't do this..."

BUT GOD - where He guides, He provides

With the weight of now having not one but multiple, with not some but all my children having some kind of special needs, I cried out to my God, My Father.

But he said to me, β€œMy grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” - 2 Corinthians 12:9a

If it is Strength You See…

When someone hears my story I sometimes get told
"you're strong..."
or
"God won't give you more than you can handle"
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I've often just smile but I really don't like being told this. They may see the girl standing in front of them at the moment and she may look strong. But what they don't know is that I am literally biting my tongue because I don't want to cry (again).

The Face of the Unwanted

Today is my daughter's 8th birthday, as we celebrate the life God has given her I couldn't help but think that I was once told that this baby may not live to be born. I was even given instructions on where to go abort her because she was thought to have so many defects.