yalandarose

December 20, 2012

A Thousand Years in the Rain

Filed under: Christianity, Faith — Tags: , , , — yalandarose @ 1:04 pm

rainLast year this time, I was crying in the threat of a lawsuit for being unable to pay my student loans

Last year this time, my car was threatening repossession

Last year this time, I was struggling to cover necessities

Last year this time, I couldn’t afford to buy my daughter any Christmas gifts

Last year this time, I was lonely, depressed, frustrated, anxious, helpless, and hopeless

This year right now, I am in good standing with my student loan debt

This year right now, my car payments are up to date

This year right now, our necessities are met

This year right now, my child has toys she won’t even play with

This year right now, I have positive friends that fill me with hope

A thousand years are but a day to the Lord (2 Peter 3:8)

So bless God whether He’s Pouring sunshine or storms.

Remember God’s Promise of His Rainbow (Genesis 9:12-15)  that comes after the rain.

Joy comes in the morning (Psalms 30:5), as long as you can make it through the night.

I’m a living testimony that if you don’t have blind faith, you have no faith at all.

So when it rains, keep your umbrella (and your hopes) up too.

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2 Comments »

  1. Very true. I’m so glad you’re happier this year 🙂

    Comment by starproms — December 20, 2012 @ 3:57 pm

  2. Wow that sounds similar to my last year! Thank God He brings us through and allows trials to make us stronger! I actually asked Him for more Faith the beginning of last year then questioned Him mid-year why I was facing so much…He reminded me what I asked for. Well He pushed me to a new level, and needless to say, this year has been full of amazing surprises! Bless you for sharing your heart girl!

    Comment by Treasures of Hope — December 29, 2012 @ 8:10 pm


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