Being a parent is really a full time role. You have a child and along with the gift comes a lifetime of responsibility. It may not end at a clear cut time when you think or expect. But with God’s help, you persevere.
Sometimes when you think your responsibility may lessen, it does not. So, again, you move forward. God can and will equip you as you persevere and put one wobbly step in front of the other. You realize, too, you can accomplish feats and tasks you never expected to face.
This is all part of what I call The Journey, the span of time from cradle to grave as you make your mark on life — or maybe just meander through at times.
Rest assured, as a believer in Jesus Christ, I know He is with me and will never leave me nor forsake me. If I were to explain my daily life, some days would not make sense to anyone else. I think that’s somewhat true for most folks, though.
I truly thank God for this journey and seek His guidance, blessing and strength. When I’m older and grayer, I may be able to make sense of what I’m going through, but then again — maybe not. But I can assuredly say, “He is God. He is good. He really does know what He’s doing.”
It’s been said that if one prays for patience he/she better be ready to go through (or is it grow through?) some trying times.? Back in the early days of my marriage, I prayed for patience….God gave me 5 children!!? This past week we’ve been learning more about patience as we await the official final word of the Ford Fiesta Contest.? A 100 winners will be chosen to be Fiesta Agents for 6 months, going on one monthly special secret assignment.? The winners will get to use the Fiesta , free fuel and insurance, too!? My husband submitted his video entry several days ago now and we expectantly await news.? We naturally think his video was one of the best and he would be an asset to the team of Agents.? My husband actually compared this week to being in labor and giving birth……….hmmm…………I don’t think he really knows what we womenfolk go through in our labors and deliveries.? But, it’s a good analogy and I hope the birth is soon!
Could this be God’s provision for our auto needs til Fall?!? We hope so!