Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Wednesday's Walk~~~A Life of Peace

For Wednesday's Walk today I thought I would just share how the Lord brought me peace through prayer this week. I don't know about you, but when someone I love is facing a trial I always seem to carry their burden around with me. I sometimes let it weigh me down....but eventually I see the need to pray about it...and to ask others to pray.

You would think that I would learn to go to God first...but that is not always the case. I "feel" first...feel the fear, feel the "what ifs?"...feel the panic, and then feel my in-adequateness...and then I usually run to God...into His waiting open arms.

God is so faithful...and He gives us grace...and His grace is sufficient. He will give us peace when we take our concerns to Him. And this week He gave me peace after I went to Him in prayer...and after I asked people to pray with me. I am so thankful for all of those who prayed for me and with me. The situation hasn't been remedied...yet, but God brought peace to me anyway.

Charles Stanley's short devotion today paints a vivid picture of how God is our refuge in the storms of life. It really spoke to me, along with the Bible passages he used. If you need refuge today, and if you need peace in your life, please click on Charles Stanley Devotion below.

Charles Stanley Devotion


HappyascanB said...

Beautiful post, Linda!

Like you, I carry others' burdens around way too often. I have to stop myself and remind myself it's not my burden to carry. But we can always pray for our loved ones and the burdens they carry. That's certainly better than us trying to handle them ourselves!

I also am learning to go DIRECTLY to God with what's on my heart rather than let it consume me and worry me to no end.

Praying for you!

Deanna said...

is my word verification!!!
Ha Ha
Very appropriate word for me today.

Precious Linda, praying for you and your Grandson's challenge.
Understanding that sometimes our concerns stay with us for along time and we go to the Lord in Prayer is necessary.

God bless you and may your Grandson be protected where ever he walks, sits and stands.

May you have a sweet valentine's day!

Jenilee said...

I love this. Feeling His peace is so wonderful. And, I am praying with you!

Kristin said...

I read that devotional today too and it spoke to me. I often fear first and then remember to pray. I have been praying for you and been meaning to ask how you were doing. I'm glad to hear you are feeling at peace and I will keep praying.