Five Minute Friday :: Rise
When I read today's prompt, this scripture came to mind. I would guess it was because yesterday I was really having a hard time with my calling. I struggled to see the beauty in my life. Not because I don't enjoy and not because I do not deem it worthy, but simply because I can't believe it is my life.
It gets really easy to look around and see all the things that other women have going on, and wonder if I should be doing more. Creating more. Being more. When the truth is we are all given a calling, a duty, a ...
This morning I rose thinking of the beauty in this thing called my life. Right now it isn't as difficult. Meaning my girls are quite a bit sufficient and don't need me as much physically. I was reminded yesterday by some dear new friends that "Hey, maybe you should store that energy and enjoy the break because you don't know what is around the corner." I am taking heed to these wise words.
I know that it is not by mistake or coincidence that my life is serving those in my home and I will rise above the doubt with my eyes on Christ. He knows the plans for my life. Before I went to bed last night, I stumbled across Psalm 16.
"Lord, you alone are my portion and my cup;
you make my lot secure.
6 The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places;
surely I have a delightful inheritance.
7 I will praise the Lord, who counsels me;
even at night my heart instructs me.
8 I keep my eyes always on the Lord.
With him at my right hand, I will not be shaken."
Isn't He amazing to give me exactly the thing I needed right when I needed it.
Proverbs reminds me that my life is not my own, and that two little girls are depending me for this season of their life.
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