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A serene, sweet, sincere, and special Sunday - on the horizon

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Just in case my positive attitude and refusal to get discouraged wasn't enough, today my PHONE went out and I cannot make any call. It will not stop me from trying to remain upbeat and positive. I wonder if tomorrow's sermon is going to be about JOB. Seems like it would fit my life with its MINI miseries. LOL I guess the point is that it COULD be a LOT worse and I am NOT going to let it get to me regardless of how many things get thrown into the mix. So far, it has been Ed hurting himself and needing to go to the doctor but no way to get there so miserable and in pain (injured men are NOT always a picnic - he also doesn't handle stress well since he is on the Autism spectrum and has been letting me know how much he hurts and how HOT he is about every ten minutes), broken A/C and heat, broken car, no way to get to the pool, no phone, no way to get to church, Helen called and she is not feeling well (worry about her as she is 90 and has had several problems recently), and the loss of the ONLY 3 days of PAID trainings of the summer that were available to me - they were this week and I WAS registered but without car, had to give them up. They would have been almost enough to pay for the A/C & heat repairs. Oh well, God will provide an answer for me somehow. I refuse to let the devil's mischief get in the way of my progress.

Ed made homemade ravioli with homemade pasta for dinner tonight - calories fit into my range BUT carbs - not so much - and my BS is really high tonight - it should be back down my morning but the stress of everything else may be partly responsible for the rise. The ravioli was delicious and his making it was partly to make up for his crankiness.

My weigh in this morning was a reasonable one - I was down just over a pound and that put me down a total of 2 tenths of a pound for June so far - I will really have to lose a BUNCH THIS week to catch up to a reasonable amount for this month.

Everyone have a beautiful rest of the night and sleep well. May your mouth corners point upward regardless of how challenging your circumstances. May you heart KNOW you are loved and cared for even when you feel the most alone. May the cool breezes and the kisses of angels on your eyelids help your sleep be peaceful and serene. May you know God's love for you is greater than any human love could ever be and that while He never promised you either a rose garden or a life of ease and comfort, He DID promise He would never leave you or forsake you. The word COMFORT literally means - com = WITH fort = STRENGTH. He promises that YOU are worth His love and YOU are worth the time and effort to hold you in His arms while you let your worries and cares drift away and cradle you while you sleep through the night and move about through the days ahead and behind you. You are not alone and neither am I.
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GODS_TEMPLE 6/23/2013 4:57PM

    I'm glad we know through Scripture, that God never gives us anything we can't handle, with His help. Though, sometimes you have to wonder what He is preparing you for???

Let's pray the testing will soon be over!

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KAYLSLYNN 6/23/2013 1:48PM

    YOU ARE SO UPBEAT THAT IT IS ALWAYS REFRESHING TO READ YOUR BLOGS. HAVE A BLESSED DAY KAY

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STEVEN2GO2 6/23/2013 12:21AM

    Just keep positive as you are doing. Live almost always finds a way to work things out. I will pray for you and Ed. May God Bless you this coming week!

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JILL313 6/23/2013 12:01AM

    Hi Nancy, like they say when it rains it pours. . .You've been challenged to stay afloat and I'm so sad all the little miseries you and Ed are having to deal with. I sure can understand how you are hot, frustrated, broke, bored, etc. - you darling Ed also. . .I'll be praying for your money situation to be resolved by Monday. Your situation almost makes mine a "bed of roses" but everything is relative to what we're each going through. I have to sometimes remember it could be a whole lot worse such as being homeless, boy do I feel for those people and only for the Grace of Good I could be one of them myself. That lemonade you just fixed is really strong almost bitter tasting emoticon . Never lose Hope, Love, Faith and try to stay as healthy as possible both mentally and physical. When I'm really stressed my BS are sky high so do some meditating, praying, reading, etc. to help calm your nerves. God Be with You to help you be strong.

Love You,

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Happy that Ed made a wonderful pasta dinner. But, white pasta also makes my bs go up but what doesn't these days, as mine almost always are on the high side.

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MARATAMARA 6/22/2013 10:35PM

    Hi Nancy,

The Lord's blessing on your slumber.

Thank you for sharing your day. I love your spirit!
I see the Lord in you.

Have a wonderful Sabbath.

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mara

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