It is nearing Christmas and I cannot seem to gather any get-up-and-go to write a post. It just is hard this year. It is not that I am avoiding Christmas as I am NOT! I revere the birth of Christ, my Savior. I am celebrating Him with each day. I just can’t seem to write a whole post. So I shall not. Just a bit this day!
I hope to be back here more steadily in 2019. I pray that I walk in obedience to the call of God.
As most of you know, life has taken a huge turn. The death of Kenneth, my husband of twenty-five years, changed everything. I am handling life fairly well. I seek God at most every turn and with each step. I need Him and He is with me. He has never left me not forsaken me…and He won’t. I went to visit my sisters in August in California. This past month, I went to see Kenneth’s sisters, one in the Houston area, one in Southern Alabama. I was gone for two weeks driving all the way. I spent two hours each week for 13 weeks at GriefShare, a wonderful caring, biblically-based grief group with a leader and co-facilitators, a workbook and video series, along with discussion and sharing. I am also becoming more involved in my new church, in Bible study, meeting so many precious people.
As I grieve, both inwardly and outwardly, I am being healed from the inside-out. I thank my God for His grace and His mercy. This is a process and probably a long one! I thank each of you for praying for me, for loving me, and for caring about me. Many of your comments and private messages have blessed me so. Thank you, sweet friends.
I wish you each a Christmas filled with the love and peace of our Savior, Christ Jesus.
For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given: and the government shall be upon His shoulder: and His name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.
Of the increase of His government and peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David, and upon His kingdom, to order it, and to establish it with judgment and with justice from henceforth evenfor ever. The zeal of the LORD of hosts will perform this. Isaiah 9:6-7