Often life is hard. I have shared how I count gifts and how God has changed the way I "see" life.... it truly has been the way He has rescued me.
Even in the ugly..... I seek His gifts. I will admit at times it is just HARD. Some days... (like today) I find myself weary.
My sustaining longing..... thorn in my side..... cross that I bear.... whatever you want to call it.... is still what it is. I have changed the way I view it... and like I said most days... HOPE, PEACE and GRACE carry me. God's love never fails. He is faithful and He cares for me.
It is still HARD. I do not share much about it. I sometimes stare at the screen and wonder how much I should share.... or hold back. There is a fine line between being real..... and just being discreet. I struggle with that line at times.
Through these long years it has calmed and other struggles have reared up..... and sometimes I forget how bad it was .... or still could be..... but it is still something that I have to give to God daily.
Lately, other struggles have calmed and my sustaining longing seems to be huge. I know that I know that God is the only one who can bring me the peace that passes all understanding.
Even when we do not understand.... we can lean in and trust HIM.
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