I’m surprised we’re still here, aren’t you?
I have now listened to the Ps 121, Ps 37, Ps 18 and\or Rick Warren, Joyce Meyer, Beth Moore, RT Kendall, Steven Furtick and a bunch of other sermons and scripture.
Roughly 32 billion times.
Conclusion…we are going to make it guys.
strengthandcourage.That is what I am talking about.
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. That’s in 2 Corinthians.
God is not going to overestimate my stress capacity. He’s got the specs…….
For my soul.
The Bible says “He formed my inward parts in the secret places” ps 139. That has got to include capacity indications.
Like I know how many corn dogs my kids will eat when I’m cooking. Like I know how much ⛽ to put in my car when I’m filling it.
I have to start by giving it to Jesus
asking for His help just to breathe.
I trust God.
He’s got the specs:
I’m working my steps here. But…
What Is Step 9?
Step 9 begins:
“Make direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others.”*
…my grown kids are a toughie.
They are ssssoooo tired of hearing me say “I’m sorry”.
Because I have often used that statement in the past to excuse and ask for absolution.
* I copied this from a very helpful article by buddy t at verywellmind.com
So I’m trying to get a new way of saying Sorry.
By helping others
By helping and not hating myself
By praying for my kids and grands every day
By watching 👀 for opportunities to do good that do not take credit or manipulate.
By being the thing I wish I had
Innocent and cheerful
Relentless but not pushy, just infectious
Forgiveness …forgiven… forgiving
Let it go.
Make room for love