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Refining

Someone told me the other day that they think God is teaching me trust in both my relationship with him and with people. It's an interesting process God is taking me through. Painful at times... He's connecting things I never realized are connected and is revealing things that are really painful to see, truly leading me to grieve over my sin. You know that verse that says, "For troubles without number surround me; my sins have overtaken me, and I cannot see. They are more than the hairs of my head, and my heart fails within me." Ps.40:12 That's how I feel. And then this morning I feel God laughing with me, showing me just how awesome he is and how much he loves me and is caring for and using me. I don't think God has ever brought me through such a "diverse" time of growth, where every single area of my life is being challenged and stretched and cut and remolded. It's tempting to shut Him out, because it's hard. Oh, Lord, give me strength to …