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Day 27 - Trust in the Lord

Trust in the Lord. Do not be anxious about your plans. Don't try to control your world. Don't compulsively plan everything.

Hum...last night at 4 a.m....this was not happening. I was wide awake and felt the need to plan out my day and think about how all my activities of the day would come together. I'm a worrier and a big planner. Clearly, today's theme is something I need to be working on in my life.

Trusting the Lord is also so very fitting for our lives right now, as we are in the middle of planning our house. There are so many decisions to be made. We don't always know what the best, most cost efficient, practical answer is. It's so comforting to me to know that God is with us every step of the way and will help us through it all. And as we sit down and talk about the financial aspect of the house, it's easy to quickly get overwhelmed with the huge commitment and investment this is. However, once again, I'm so thankful that God is in c…

Day 18

I've been doing the 30 day praise challenge, that my friend introduced on her blog. It has been really good focusing on all the different reasons we should praise the Lord.
Today, day 18, couldn't have come at a better time (well, it would have worked for several other days, but today especially). The verse to start off the devotion is:

Do not judge,  and you will not be judged.  Do not condemn,  and you will not be condemend.   Forgive,  and you will be forgiven.  Luke 6:37 
Great verse for today, as I got smooshed into an elevator with Zoey. Seriously, the lady behind me couldn't have been any closer to me. I had to learn to get just a tiny bit of distance from her. Talk about uncomfortable. I get pretty frustrated with how rude people are, since my mobility is a bit limited due to bringing a small one along with me everywhere. I've had some close calls of getting on/off trains or trams, simply because no one wants to help {Seriously, young man, did you not see me walk righ…

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all the new things we can do now that Z is walking!












looking forward to  Christmas and all it brings - music, decorations, markets, gift shopping, family time, etc.
reading my blogs via bloglovin' {huge fan!}
thankful for
these two and the great time we had in Germany with my family
loving
my new wallet
eating excited about my parents coming the end of December!!!