Sometimes it's the little things in life that make it all worthwhile.
Today was that kind of day!
Today, we sat together in church. Our whole family. It's been so long since my husband has had consecutive Sundays off that it's quite wonderful to have him there by my side. A blessing, to be sure.
We are already seeing that we will need to guard this gift we have prayed so long for.
Yes, my husband needs work.
No, he's not available on Sunday.
Thanks for offering though...
Yes, my husband needs fellowship.
No, he's not skipping church to have it.
Thanks for thinking of him though...
"Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days you shall labor, and do all your work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God. On it you shall not do any work, you, or your son, or your daughter, your male servant, or your female servant, or your livestock, or the sojourner who is within your gates. For in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested on the seventh day. Therefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy."
The cyclone hit hard.
My husband, the sole "breadwinner", was forced to quit his job without the opportunity to look for a replacement beforehand. The shock has him immobilized. It's all surreal. An eerie calm has settled in, but what will tomorrow bring?
Matthew 6:31-34 ESV
Therefore do not be anxious, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ For the Gentiles seek after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them all. But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. “Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble...
You know our needs. Help us to not be anxious and to remember that you are our Provider. Thank you, Lord, for ALL that you have done for us and for all that you WILL do. Guide us as we seek your kingdom and your righteousness. May our hunger be for you alone!