Wednesday, October 17

Wow, God is so good to me...

I have a tendency to look at my life and think I am spoiled. I don't think that people on the outside looking into my life would agree, though. Maybe they would. I don't know, nor does it matter.
As a little girl, I think I always dreamed of the white picket fence--doesn't every girl? And I have one. Although its paint is chipping and in most cases rotting and falling over... BUT I have a white picket fence!
Then, when I got to be in my teens, the movie Pretty Woman came out with Julia Roberts. Gee, I loved that movie! I always dreamed of my knight in a tux and limo! Well, no tux, no limo, but I did get the knight! I am so blessed.
Then, I got some blessing in disguise. To be honest, I never wanted kids--mine were not planned and well, I was so selfish, I just didn't want them. Then I got saved (spoiled again) and suddenly my children were precious to me. Two little faces I can't help but smother in love.
Also, as a younger than I am now adult, my friends were few and I really never believed they were my friends. I always felt they were my friend becasue I was the one with a car, or the house, or the beer, or the whatever and NOT becasue they actually wanted to be my friend. Since understanding salvation and finding a fellowship of true believers I have so many friends that are real! I know they are real too, becasue they don't just tell me what I want to hear but also the yucky stuff I need to hear-- like the verse that says faithful are the wounds of a friend.
I appreciate the wounds from my friends, when they have motives to help me in my spiritual walk. I never had that before. Like with my kids, I discipline them becasue I love them, if I didn't, I'd let them do whatever they want when ever they want to do whatever it is. I am so spoiled. So blessed.
Last night we ate leftovers--blessed with the abundance to have the same meal twice! I have clean water. I have warm blankets at night, and more shoes than I could ever need. I have strangers who pick up my garbage every week that it doesn't pile up in my yard. Too many clothes too. Spoiled. I am just so spoiled.

3 comments:

Sharon said...

Yes, I am spoiled too. Although sometimes my mind has a problem remembering that truth.
Thank you for stopping by and your sweet comments.Pruning is a rough process and I am not ashamed to admit it. When I am tried in the end--I want to come out like pure Gold.
The fire is being turned up at a fast rate and I am feeling it.
I love the recalled--in your side bar. Did you write it? And if so may I post it on my blog and give you credit?
Thanks again.

try2bAsunbeam said...

Oh, thankyou! But I can not take credit for the Recalled thing. I got it in an email. Feel free to copy it and maybe mention you saw it here? Then maybe some new people will pop in and say "hi"! I LOVE company!

You might enjoy some of my other posts labeled as "Emails" There are only a few because I haven't transfered them all over from my old blog.
I love reading your posts! You are so good at painting pictures in my head and heart.

Sharon said...

Thank you---God talks to me in mental pictures. Or I guess I could say through the visual--guess I am a visual learner.
Thanks-I'll copy and paste and use it this weekend.

RECALLED!


The Maker of all human beings is recalling all units manufactured, regardless of make or year, due to a serious defect in the primary and central component of the heart. This is due to a malfunction in the original prototype units code named Adam and Eve, resulting in the reproduction of the same defect in all subsequent units. This defect has been technically termed "Subsequential Internal Non-Morality," or more commonly known as S.I.N., as it is primarily expressed.

Some other symptoms include:
1. Loss of direction

2. Foul vocal emissions

3. Amnesia of origin

4. Lack of peace and joy

5. Selfish or violent behavior

6. Depression or confusion in the mental Component

7. Fearfulness

8. Idolatry

9. Rebellion

The Manufacturer, who is neither liable nor at fault for this defect, is providing factory-authorized repair and service free of charge to correct this SIN defect. The Repair Technician, Jesus, has most generously offered to bear the entire burden of the staggering cost of these repairs. There is no additional fee required.

The number to call for repair in all areas is:
P-R-A-Y-E-R.

Once connected, please upload your burden of SIN through the REPENTANCE procedure. Next, download ATONEMENT from the Repair Technician, Jesus, into the heart component.

No matter how big or small the SIN defect is, Jesus will replace it with:
1. Love
2. Joy
3. Peace
4. Patience
5. Kindness
6. Goodness
7. Faithfulness
8. Gentleness
9. Self control


Please see the operating manual, the B.I.B.L.E. (Believers' Instructions Before Leaving Earth) for further details on the use of these fixes.

WARNING: Continuing to operate the human being unit without correction voids any manufacturer warranties, exposing the unit to dangers and problems too numerous to list and will result in the human unit being permanently impounded.

DANGER: The human being units not responding to this recall action will have to be scrapped in the furnace. The SIN defect will not be permitted to enter Heaven so as to prevent contamination of that facility.

Thank you for your attention!
GOD

Please assist where possible by notifying others of this important recall notice, and you may contact the Father any time by "kneemail".