Sunday, March 30, 2008

Bring on the Storm

I was reading blog today and the scriptures that she referenced. I am praying for you today sister in Christ.

There was a time last fall when I felt over the top in the storms of so many things I had no control over. My emotions so raw, so vulnerable, and each day I could not put the pieces together. I told God that he had the wrong person. As I have read so many times in the Bible that God does not give us more than we can handle. And then it hit me...He truly believes that I can handle this storm. Not only does He believe in me, He is going to take me to a greater place, as He is building strength today, in me, through this storm. At that time I wrote this blog. this is for you today.

October 2007
Bring on the storm

I was chatting with a friend today about how we handle the storms in our lives. I asked....."do you ever feel honored to be in the storm?" Kind of a strange question but really think about this. God thinks so much about you to place you where you are at. He chose you, or me for that season, that storm. He believes in you, your strengths, your gifts, and your ability to reach out to him and be brought into closer proximity to HIM. He is building me up for his work, and he chose me. I am honored and flattered. I have had a few storms this week. And sometimes when you are already down, and your sail is flailing in the wind, a situation comes along and rips what sail you have left, only to be left with the promise of God's grip. He gets me, and he gets you. I get that so much that I smile in the midst of a storm, and also cry too. Today was much crying, but what a testament to God's belief in me that I can get through this storm without a sail.Blessings to all who read this.


  1. Hi E - stopped by shorty's to offer encouragement. Following your example! Your words of encouragement are filled with the truth of your anguish.

  2. Thank you for blessing my heart today, praying for you dear one.

  3. What a beautiful post. And I love the idea of being honored by being in the storm!

    Heading over to Shortybears....

  4. This is good... Thank you!
    Michele :)

  5. The thing about storms is that they always have an ending and that they usually have a rainbow at that end. Blessings to you and love to read your post today.

  6. This was so good. I have been out of town and haven't had time to read all of the Miracle Monday post. I will definitely have to go back and read this one. Storms is the theme I use when I do my epilepsy talk.
    Your April Fool's joke was too funny!
    Will check back in when I return next week.


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