Thursday, August 23, 2012

Prayers and Grace

I humbly ask for an extra dose of grace from you. It seems like always in my life when I take two steps forward, I am knocked back one. This has happened over and over, and I sort of expect it by now. Always these times refine me, and I end up on the other side stronger.

This week alone we are starting Libby's first grade year (we homeschool), I am preparing Hudson physically and emotionally for a medical procedure on Friday where he will be put under general anesthesia, I am packing for the trip to the hospital, as well as a longer trip we leave for the day after his procedure, and to top it off, I have developed a bacterial infection in my colon that brought me to the doctor's office last night for X-rays and nearly a trip to the ER. I say all of this not to ask for pity, because I know that in all things God is with us. I tell you this, friends, so you know that I am not meaning to be careless with these blog posts that I have promised you. There have simply been things keeping me away.

So I ask for your grace, and for your prayers. Like I told my sweet friend yesterday while I sat in the waiting room, I will still choose to be thankful, and to trust in what His hand allows to pass to me. I will not let my circumstance destroy my joy. I am writing this down because I know that putting it out there will make me accountable. And also because maybe you are hurting today, physically or emotionally, and you need some encouragement. Lean on His mighty Hands, and His strength with sustain you. And until things can even out here, please know that you are all in my thoughts. And don't give up on me :)

9 comments:

Melanie said...

Praying for you right now. May grace fill your heart and strength for your mind and body as you enter these days. He is with you.

Next to you at Denise in Bloom.

Jenni said...

Saying a prayer for you...

Lori @ MomsLifestyleGuide.com said...

Praying is such a powerful way to talk with God, I love it when the the Spirit prompts me to pray His words over others. Praying grace, peace and joy for you!

Sherri Davidson said...

Praying!! May you receive, strength, patience and comfort.

Denise said...

Saying prayers for you, be blessed.

Misty Leask said...

Praying girly..... <3

Erica {let why lead} said...

Best wishes to you!

Misty Leask said...

Just stoppin by to check in on you girly <3 and prayers sent your way

Megan Elzey said...

Thank you all :)
Misty, I really appreciate you! Things have been so so busy. I have been waiting until things slow down, but I am finally realizing that they just aren't going to any time soon. I just have to hang on for the ride :)
I plan on getting back to posting, finally!