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I'm trying to get use to this blogging format and don't have many original thoughts just this moment but thought I'd post something here that I posted on my personal blog last week. I mean, if you're going to do a test post, you might as well give God some glory at the same time, am I right? I shared this a couple of weeks ago in Wednesday night Bible study, so please forgive me if you're hearing (reading) it again. Love to all!
I have chosen Bible (life) verses for all three of my boys. Gabe's (our son who was stillborn at 37 weeks) is Revelation 7:17, Jonah's is Isaiah 43:1, and back in October I chose one for our foster-hope-to-adopt son, G. For him, I chose Joshua 1:9. I have all three of my boys' verses canvased and hanging in our living room.
That's just background for the story I'm about to share. :)
I can't share too much about G's case, but I will just say there are many ups and downs and somedays it feels like it will never end. We had a meeting last week, in which I was given some pretty discouraging news about how long things are going to take. I was upset and after the meeting, went out to the car, and called Matt crying. I just felt discouraged and most of all fearful for G's safety, good, and future.
I felt gripped by uncertainty and fear, two things I know are not from God.
After talking to Matt, my sister called. I cried to her and just told her how I was feeling. I vomited all of my frustration, anger, and sadness out on her and told her she picked a bad time to call. :) But seriously if you can't vomit your junk on your sister, who can you vomit on? Or something.
Anyway, Sarah's phone is messed up. It no longer blacks out when she puts it up to her ear to talk. So she is constantly pressing numbers, muting herself, or hanging up on me when we talk. But when she got off the phone with me, this is exactly how her screen looked, and she immediately sent me a screen shot.
There was G's verse. Her cheek had somehow opened her Bible app, gone to Joshua 1:9, and highlighted the verse. She had not been reading in Joshua. She hadn't even had her Bible app opened. She said she couldn't remember the last time she had opened that app.
And there it was. AND GOD EVEN HIGHLIGHTED THE VERSE, FOR GOODNESS SAKES.
I don't think anything else really needs to be said. Beyond a booming voice from the heavens, I couldn't have asked for a clearer sign. God is with us "every step (we) take." I'm so thankful. And full of His peace.
Isn't He so good?
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