"Rejoice evermore. Pray without ceasing. In everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you." (I Thessalonians 5:16-18)

Thursday, May 28, 2009

It only takes...

A sweet lady called me yesterday. Nothing different...sweet ladies call me all the time. However, I've been dealing with a lot of emotional issues and ponderings and have had so much on my mind. And then a 24 year old mom, daughter, wife commits suicide and I'm just thrown for a loop emotionally. It's so hard for me to comprehend why someone would take their own life (or anyone else's for that matter.) So, dealing with that and personal issues...

A sweet lady called me yesterday. Her first thought out of her mouth was "Ouida, how are you dealing with all these hospitals and deaths?" No one had asked me that since I started my new job. And don't get me started with the young woman who called and her mother who was my age had died. While that young woman cried, I just cried right along with her, because my mom has recently died.

A sweet lady called me yesterday. She listened to my heart and the grief that I felt over dealing with so many hurts of so many people.

A sweet lady called me yesterday and after listening to me she said, "Let me pray for you." And she prayed to Our Father...and I know He heard because

A sweet lady called me yesterday...and my heart was revived.

1 comment:

The Barfield's said...

oh ouida. you made me cry this morning! i hadn't been blog checking in a while and didn't know you had started a new job. what an emotional rollercoaster you are on! i'll keep you in my prayers...
still miss you!
dd