Good Monday Morning! Hope this finds you all enjoying the first day of March. Can you believe it has finally gotten here? I hate to continue to wish away the days but I am so ready for spring to get here. I am ready for pretty weather. No matter what the day outside looks like, do you feel like it looks like this rainy day? That is how my week was last week.
“The Lord will fight for you. You need only be still.”
So where have I been? I have been right here, but last week I needed to take a small break from blogging. I needed a break, as I was having a pretty emotional and draining week. I really didn’t feel as though I had anything positive to share. And I didn’t feel very upbeat. I was struggling with some emotional baggage that I am working through. Why is it when we think we have something behind us it rears it’s ugly head to show itself again? I spent several days in a rather deep fog. I also spent a great deal of time “praying” and seeking God.
“Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.” (James 4:8) After spending countless hours in conversation with God and lots of studying what God says about who I am to him, and my worth to him, ”How precious are your thoughts about me, O God. They cannot be numbered!” (Ps. 139:17) I came out the other side(on Thursday) feeling much better than I had in days. Sometimes it is so hard to believe we are LOVED so much by God, that he really cares about us more than anything. So when I get to feeling like I did this past week, I need those reminders and take the time to sit back and feel his love wash over me. It is paramount that I remember when I am going through those '”feelings” , that they were lies that I have come to believe about myself. I also know that when I get through them that I will be better and stronger for it.
Well that was the first part of my week last week, and on Friday, I woke with a new sense of energy and motivation and so what did I do, spent the day cleaning my house. Cleaned bathrooms, did laundry, vacuumed my main and upstairs floors, cleaned kitchen counters down, and lots of those little things that you don’t see….like sorting through papers, cleaning out some drawers, you know, stuff like that.
On Saturday, my stepson had flown into the area on Friday so he came and spent Saturday/night with us and left on Sunday as he was flying home. We had a nice visit with him, albeit short. Wished his lovely bride could have came too. :)
So I am hoping that my week will be a productive one….today will be spent making some list and checking it twice. From household to wedding preparations….working on my biblestudy, tackling a few craft projects, and reading. It seems so routine, but I love my days most of time, and I LOVE being at home.
But before I start on anything….I need some more….
And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to His purpose for them.”Romans 8:28
Have a Blessed Monday!