May 23rd 2018

May 23rd 2018

Friday, January 1, 2010

Happy New Year, 2010

The journey down the road is unknown, but it begins as soon as you take that first step.
We have a new road before us, my prayer is this:
" Lord, give me a quiet heart that does not ask to understand,
But confident steps forward in the darkness guided by thy hand.

When I was a little girl, my Mother became a Christian, 1967, by 1970 she was living in heaven, and God had sent me a step mother and 3 extra brothers. I guess God thought I needed more family. The Brady Bunch had came out at that time so we were " a really cool family." My step-mother went to heaven on December 3rd of 2009. I guess I didn't get the loosing Mom part the first time around. But what I wanted to say is that my birth Mother left me a legacy, in 1969
It has served me well, these 40 years since.
Behold, I stand at the door and knock, if any man hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and sup with him and he with me. (Rev. 3:20) No matter where my self will went, always in the back of my mind was Jesus standing at the door.
The second verse she left to me was:
"Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight."
(Provers 3:5-6)
As I have tried to understand things I don't understand, I know I can lean on the Lord and He has made my paths straight in a crooked world.
The 3rd verse she gave me is this and I think the most important,
1 Thessalonians 5:18" In everything give thanks; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus."

I may not understand the ways or whys of God, but I know giving thanks is my first step in making it through any trial. Seeing everything as God's will for me. It has been hard work to learn this, but I am thankful that as Clarence tells George in Its A Wonderful Life, " George you have been really given a wonderful life." That is how I feel.
So, have a great start to 2010. I am sad though, I thought we would be flying in cars and we would all have robot maids. :)

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