Thursday, January 17, 2013

A Look Back (January)

(Here is my collection from January of last year. As I looked on these, I remembered that Keith, my husband, had received word he would only be working four days a week until further notice. My prayers were on this. I do not remember why I wrote the one about my divorce but I believe it's very prevalent to parents in this situation.)

"When there is a divorce, you get the same questions. When there is a bad divorce and your child looks exactly like your ex, you get the same questions. Most of you (Facebook friends) know what happened in my first marriage. As I was watching Tucker, my son, walk into the store last night, I noticed he even walks like Andy (my ex).
They haven't had a tremendous amount of contact over the years and so I always get tickled when I see his characteristics come out in Tucker. Then the Holy Spirit reminded me what a merciful God we have. He took every good quality Andy has and put it in this sweet young man. Even though the marriage didn't end as it was intended, God still honored me with the good memories and the love that was shared. God is good isn't He?"

"There is always someone worse off than you. There is always someone better off than you. Quit comparing your life to everyone else and do what's right for you; which may be a tent in the woods, or a mansion in the hills. You are your own fate."

"You don't realize what a blessing it is to be born poor, until you are required to repeat those skills later."

James 2:5
Listen my dear brothers and sisters: Has not God chosen those who are poor in the eyes of the world to be rich in faith and to inherit the kingdom he promised those who love him?

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