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Meeting in the Meadow: There is One Who Cares for You
There is One Who Cares for
trust this quote from C.H. Spurgeon will encourage you today...
child of suffering, be patient. God has not passed you over in His providence.
He who is the feeder of sparrows will also furnish you with what you need. Take
up the arms of faith against a sea of trouble. There is One who cares for you.
His eye is fixed on you, His heart beats with pity for your woe, and His
omnipotent hand will bring you the needed help.
darkest cloud will scatter itself in showers of mercy. The blackest gloom will
give place to the morning. He, if you are one of His family, will bind up your
wounds and heal your broken heart. Do not doubt His grace because of your
tribulation, but believe that He loves you as much in seasons of trouble as in
times of happiness.
a little oil in the cruse and a handful of meal in the barrel, Elijah outlived
the famine, and you will do the same.
I've been really busy, and not busy enough. My heart has been breaking in unexpected places the past few months...friends passing away unexpectedly, illnesses attacking loved ones, me missing kids and grandkids, and not wanting to feel nostalgic for all the sadness around my heart right now. I feel tender and raw...vulnerable. I cry at the drop of a hat, even over silly things, like TALKING about not watching a movie that would make me cry...not even watching that movie. Just talking about it. Oh dear! I did want to touch base though as we approach Christmas...all the sadness is making me draw even nearer to Jesus, because He is my hope (and the hope of the world). I've enjoyed my time of Advent, singing in the choir at church, baking cookies for friends and neighbors. It helps me to shift gears emotionally and mentally when I can change it up a bit and do something new. And in God's goodness, He is allowing us to do something new for Christmas! I'll share the detai
Just a short note to remind you that I’m easing off of posting here, and posting MORE over at the new site, MarinaJBromley . Today I happened to have two posts go live (one on my blog, and one over at Balanced and Beautiful in Christ) on Forgiveness. May you be blessed! M
The new posts that I wrote for Balanced and Beautiful in Christ are now live on their Facebook page, and here on my new blog site (subscribe there so you don't miss a thing!). It's been a crazy few weeks (ok...are we going on several months now??) but I'm grateful that God had me write (and schedule) these several weeks ago. I pray that the words bless you and draw you closer to Himself. Blessings, marina