The World Has Gone Crazy

Lord, I want Your will in my life. Because at times I think the world has gone crazy. It seems that everything has gone upside down from what it should be. And I am confused about many things.

Child, as you put it, the world has gone crazy. But nothing has really changed. For it has always been so, since Adam. But I have come to offer hope. For I AM hope, I am deliverance, I am freedom, and I am salvation. Therefore I AM all you need.

Adam and Eve in the Garden

Lord, my attention is so easily distracted on so many different things. Sometimes I choose to turn on the television, or radio, just to get the news of what is going on in my world. I’ve been seeking the other sources besides You. Forgive me.

Lord, I want You as my first love. And I want to keep You first in my life. Help me to stay focused on You.

Child, you can’t build success without Me. If you depend on Me to lead you, I will help you. Make Me the boss of your life.

Do you remember last May when you were going through that difficult time at work? Remember when you declared that I was your boss. Therefore you worked for Me and no other. Remember how I helped you each day?

Yes Sir.

Child, I am still your boss. So come to Me with all your concerns. Then I will lead you and direct all your steps, even your words.

Lord, I went to the grocery store today. But I didn’t think to ask for your guidance about what to purchase for our food preparations. Help me remember to seek Your wisdom. Forgive me for not consulting You first, for You know what is best for our bodies, and what is best for my pocketbook.

Child, put My words in your car, on your desk, and in your kitchen.

-I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will guide you with My eye. Psalms 32:8 NKJV

Thank you Lord for the assurance from that verse that You will guide me and teach me as I go forth.

Lord, guide all my actions, words, and even my thoughts. Help me to do Your will in all things. Overall Lord, help me to do Your will, say Your will and even think Your will in all my ways. Amen


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Oil of Gilead (Fat-free, Calorie-free and Sweet)

 

IMG_0441Lord, where are You?

I’m here, waiting for you.

I’m so confused. I don’t know what to do, think, or what to say. What’s wrong with me? Continue reading Oil of Gilead (Fat-free, Calorie-free and Sweet)

Almost 200 pounds gone! (From My House)

  IMG_5654 Lord, I want to scream! Hubby’s fussing, “Get this house clean. Get this clutter out. I want my house free of clutter. Look at this mess. Your friend’s house isn’t cluttered like this.” Grrrrrrrr! Fighting words. Lord, help me not yell at him.

IMG_6197Give me patience. I don’t want lessons, I just want to get through this. Help me keep my mouth shut. (Uh-oh.) Lead me as to what is best and Your will.

Before when I was anxious or stressed at others, I ran to ice cream for comfort. I ran to anything sweet to sooth my feelings and kept my mouth shut. Now that I’m following Your plan for my eating, I have these emotions I don’t know how to handle. It seems I’m gritting my teeth daily just to get through the day. People that didn’t used to bother me now irritate me to no end. Lord, I need help. HELP! Today, it’s him, the one I love.

Listen to him, My child, for I have given him a spirit of wisdom that I didn’t give you. I gave you a heart-cry for others that I didn’t give him. I created both of you and put you two together to serve My purposes. Do not criticize what I created.IMG_6188

For God is not  of confusion but of peace, . . . I Corinthians 14:33 NKJV  

My child, you tend to get full of religious, spiritual pride. I also see selfishness and greed. That’s all clutter in your life. Let it all go. Come to Me. Let Me fill you with Myself.

Let go of these material things you can touch and see for I intend to fill you full of things you cannot touch and see. These are of greater value than these objects you see and touch. Let go My child of what you hold in your hand so that I can fill your hand with what I have for you. You can’t receive when your hand is closed. Let go,  for I have much to give you.

 There is too much clutter in all of your life. I want to empty you out so that I can fill you with Myself.

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Does this look like 200 pounds? The Home of Grace called for donations. They’ll pick it up. I cleaned out three closets and de-cluttered the house per Hubby’s request.

Yes Sir, I want all that You have for me. Help me to let go of what is not important to You. (And help Hubby too.)

And it will be said in that day: “Behold, this is our God; we have waited for Him, and He will save us. This is the Lord; we have waited for Him; we will be glad and rejoice in His salvation.”  Isaiah 25:9

Let all things be done in decently and in order.                  I Corinthians 14:40

Then the priests went into the inner part of the house of the Lord to cleanse it, and brought out all the debris that they found in the temple of the Lord to the court of the house of the Lord. . . .  2 Chronicles 29:16

Lord, I guess if Your priests had to clean house and bring out all the debris, then I shouldn’t complain. By the way Lord, did You know that we had out-of-town company  coming? Hubby was proud of my work and our house. Thank you Lord for helping me.

The now uncluttered kitchen table.
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The Guest bedroom, all clean and fresh. Totally uncluttered.
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The now uncluttered dining room.

 

Hubby cleaned off the patio where we have our morning coffee.
The now uncluttered family room. God gave me the rug. The name under the corner is “Victory”. How about that.
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The most peaceful spot in the house. This is where I meet with God for my counseling sessions. My grandchildren call this, “The Prayer Room”. Hubby calls it, “The Parlor.” But I have my exercise bike in there too.

 

WordPress Family Award 

IMG_5263Hi Ya’ll!

Several months ago my blog friend Darleen, ( http:kidfarmer.wordpress.com ) “Thoughts From A Christian Cowgirl,”  recommended me for this award. I was absolutely thrilled and amazed that she would grant me this honor. Thank you so much Darleen. Ya’ll check her out.  IMG_5283

Because I’m so tech challenged, it took me a while to figure out how to place this icon on my blog. . .  A widget, what’s that? I emailed Darleen for help and she sent directions, but my granny self couldn’t comprehend them. What did you say? Huh? Finally I ordered a couple of how-to books from Kindle and they helped. Reading directions always helps. Continue reading WordPress Family Award