By Brenda Wood | Author and Speaker
Devotions | Tuesday, September 04, 2012
Do you remember that old math question about the frog in the well that worked his way up two feet on Tuesday and slid down one foot on Wednesday? Unfortunately, I did a frog and regressed somewhat. Perhaps you are doing the same thing, whether it from grief or some other trauma of life.
This week-end I attended both a funeral and a 50th wedding anniversary. Not a great combination. Thankfully found myself surrounded by good friends/family at each occasion.
I saved my worst reactions for home. Bread and I had a heavy date. Two days later, I am still struggling to regain my healing spot, the one I thought I was at forever. And there is nothing to do but just keep walking forward into the pain because if I don't, God can't get a grasp on it to sooth it with his grace.
Oh but for the grace of God, what would ever we do?
2 Thessalonians 2:16-17- Now may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself, and our God and Father, who has loved us and given us everlasting consolation and good hope by grace, comfort your hearts and establish you in every good word and work NKJV).
Prayer: Lord, meet us in our pain. Strengthen our hanging hands, our feeble knees. Help us make straight paths for our feet so that what is lame should not be dislocated, but instead, be healed. Oh with many thanks, we ask and pray expectantly. In Jesus’ name. Amen. (from Hebrews 12:12-13)
“I believe Jesus is the answer to every question.” Brenda Wood is a motivational speaker, writer and author of Heartfelt, 366 Devotions for Common Sense Living. She is also a recovered bulimic who has gained and lost several 1000 pounds over the years! She understands the pain of overweight and the agony of life with an eating disorder. Brenda is known for her common sense wisdom, sense of humor and quirky comments.
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