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September/October 2021

MAJOR MOMENTS- STRENGTH

My heart was saddened when I learned that an acquaintance of mine had suffered a miscarriage. Grief entered into my heart as I reflected back to a time many years ago, long before I carried my sons to term to that terrible feeling of loss, hopelessness, despair, crushed dreams and an unnecessary nursery.

I remember like it was yesterday. Easter Weekend with a big Easter production to participate in and weekend commitments. Not wanting anyone to know my pain, I prayed for the Lord to give me the strength to do what I needed to do. He did and Monday I took some sick days and gave my body time to rest. The heart healing took many years.

As I reflect upon that time, I know one thing for sure….God always has a plan. I don’t understand why he chose to have me walk through that but I know that I have had a sympathetic heart in ministering to others regarding miscarriages.

I am continually amazed at the way the Lord gives us His strength! Looking back on that Easter weekend, it is only through Him that I made it through. One thing I so appreciate about the Lord is that His strength is there for us in every situation 

life hands us!

Psalm 18: 1-2 declares, “I love you, God-you make me strong. God is the bedrock under my feet, the castle in which I live, my rescuing knight. My God-the High crag where I run for dear life, hiding behind the boulders, safe in the granite hideout” (The Message). Hold on to this timely word.

In today’s challenging times, His strength is there for us in our everyday conversations, guiding our conducts and forever building our character as we focus on Him.

Stay Strong Sweet Ladies! - Michelle