Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Faith, Love and Trust!

Mothers Day weekend was again a TRUE blessing for me. I got to visit my mom along with aunts, uncles, and cousins that I rarely get to see. We traveled to Fredericksburg and saw Glenn’s mom, sisters, nieces and nephews and this is ALWAYS a treat and just a heart warming experience. On the way home Glenn and I discussed how when your young you take for granted seeing your family on Holidays and how the older you get you truly begin to appreciate the value of them and just hope they know how much they mean to us. We both feel so fortunate to have been placed in such WONDERFUL ONES!We also spoke of how this past year has taught us to never take one single day for granted, and again this weekend we were reminded of just how fast ones life can change. It seems right as I get my heart back on level ground, something comes along and bungee jumps it right back to the place I just fought so hard to bring it back from. However the last deliverance of the sad news has taught me that my Faith has grown. You see although my heart bungeed my Faith didn’t. My heart may always fall when I hear something sad, senseless, and heartbreaking but my Faith I pray never will. The little time I set aside each day for daily devotional is no doubt the reason for my strong faith, and for this I am so grateful. Daily Devotional is a vitamin for my soul perhaps, and keeps my mind right where I need it to be. I know that in order to get safely through all my hills and valley’s and still come out smiling, and walking as if I had never went through them I will need God’s love and guidance! I found that I don’t just need God as my friend but I want him to be my BEST FRIEND! We will all carry a Cross that will no doubt be the heaviest Cross you might ever encounter but I know that with Faith and the Love of God..your Cross will feel as if it has sprouted feet and lifted the weight of itself off your shoulders in order to help you get to your destination. And when you finally arrive your heart will be FILLED with LOVE, JOY and extreme HAPPINESS despite the heartache you had when you first started carrying it. All you need is TRUST, Trust in God!

Love to you all!

1 comment:

  1. Shannon you are so right. It is vitamin for the soul and that was so perfetly said. Proverbs 3:5-6 says "Trust in the Lord with all your Heart, lean not on your own understanding, in all your ways acknowledge him and he will make your paths straight". I have had a rough couple of weeks and then boom what you are talking about happens and you just feel like the air has been knocked out of you once again, but I have realized just how much HE loves us and how much he is ALWAYS there for us. He is our Best Friend as he should be and I honestly don't know how people get along in their everyday life without him. I have an example of how he works in my life and as soon as I learn how to post a video clip I will show you Shannon thank you for the words you said to me about the many hats I wear, it was so touching to me and special and I will treasure the thought forever. You must remember that you too are just the same.
    Love you, Kristy