You see, it reminded me that it is all too easy to sit in our pain. To wallow in our grief, our anger, our confusion on why what happened, happened.
There are some people that will continue to speak of how they doubt themselves in order to get compliments from others. Now, although my ladies bless me tremendously with their support and words of encouragement, it is not why I share with them my doubts and struggles. I share with them because they continue to guide my heart and mind back toward God.
Holding that bottle of milk as the child feeds and looking at the child with so much love in her eyes that I wonder when I will see the tears of joy begin to flow from her eyes.
This all kinds of weird for me. I tend to be a loner. Even at work, as much as I love my friends there-and I really do-I still tend to work in my office with the door closed. I know with all that I am that God has put this desire in my heart to be around these awesome ladies.
Thanksgiving is thought to be a day to be Thankful for all that God has blessed us with...right? Then why doesn't everyone feel that way today? Some may be struggling through personal struggles, whether it be family, health, or financial. While others find the get together with family that they don't associate regularly with cumbersome and frustrating.