Tuesday, September 23, 2008

What a Difference a Year Makes

One year ago, on Sept 21st, my husband and I were confronted with one of our most trying and difficult marital crisis.

This year on Sept 21st our son was baptised and made public his decision to follow the Lord.

One year ago, on Sept 22nd, I spent hours on the phone with a friend balling my eyes out, hurt, confused, and wondering what in the world was going on.

This year on Sept 22nd my husband called me from work to let me know he had recieved an unexpected promotion.

One year ago on this day, Sept 23rd, I spent the day at Oak Mountain, by myself with the Lord. I blogged about that day here. I found hope and comfort in God's word and and His Soveriegn Grace.

This year on Sept 23rd, I stand amazed at the difference a year makes. The difference in my marriage, the difference in my place in life, the difference in my walk with God, the difference in my understanding of God's provision, His tender mercies, His healing, His presence, and the way He leads His people.

Things could all fall apart tomorrow, but now I know what a difference a year makes.
Now I have tasted and seen that the Lord He is good...He was good in our darkest hour, and He is good, a year later, in our days of joy.
I am overwhelmed.
I am happy.
I am humbled.


Stace' said...

I am encouraged and challenged by your faith, your faithfulness, your gratitude, and your steadfastness.

You are a wonderful woman, and we serve a Great God.

Chuck said...

Excellent post. So good to hear of His goodness toward you and yours.

Anonymous said...

What a neat post. I don't know what I was doing one year ago today. Glad your year has been a good one.

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apparently i don't know how to post comments anymore either. sorry about the above deleted comments it was just the same one over and over. geez.

care-in said...

What an encouragement...I like you how intentionally remembered the dates/events.

Abbey said...

GOod stuff. :)