It has been great being home. The weather has been beautiful and trying to get back in the swing of things has been good. I am back at work and I am loving teaching and being back in the classroom. What a journey God has called us to walk. I cannot even tell you how many different thoughts cross through my mind on any given day. It has become very apparent what the Lord meant by taking every thought captive and making it obedient to Christ. I told George yesterday that the Lord laid on my heart for George to begin claiming the heritage he has for longevity. His maternal great-grandparents both lived to be 103 years old and celebrated 85 or more years of marrige. What a heritage!!!! Our Father is so real to me in every since of the word. He has held me, He has comforted me, He has encouraged me, He has rebuked me, and He has shown me that He is right in the middle of this journey with us.
I have shared with many of you that one of the biggest things that I have learned thus far is that God's grace and strength is only found in TODAY. DUHHHH!!!!!! It's not like I haven't read that a thousand times in the word, Jesus saying not to worry about tomorrow because tomorrow has enough worries of its own. At the very beginning of all of this God told me that He would give George and I strength and grace for the day we were in and that if I began to think about next week, next month etc. I would find myself overwhelmed. How true that is. I haven't allowed myself to many times to think beyond today because the few times I have tired I have found myself in over my head. But how faithful our Father is because the purposes He has for TODAY and the strength He has for TODAY, and the grace He has for TODAY is ENOUGH.
Be blessed my friends and keep your eyes firmly fixed on the Author and Finisher of our faith.