Malachi 3:10 says, “Bring all the tithes into the storehouse so there will be enough food in my Temple. If you,” says the LORD of heaven’s Armies, “I will open the windows of heaven for you. I will pour out a blessing so great you won’t have enough room to take it in! Try it! Put me to the test!” Click to Tweet #WindowsofHeaven #PourOutBlessings #HeartFullOfLove
It’s almost hard to believe, but I’ve been married thirty years. Wow! To the most wonderful and precious man in all the world––for me! I’ve talked about him before on this blog, but I want to especially share him with you this week. Last Tuesday, I talked about my sister.
This week, I’m talking about my husband.
This is an amazing experience for me. I grew up with an older brother, also adopted.
I was never going to do it. My whole life, I’ve said, “I’m never going to seek out my birth mother. What if she never told anyone about me? I could end up ruining her life. That’s the last thing I want to do.”
When I compare this Fall with last Fall, there’s so much difference, it’s hard to explain. Last year, I had one disappointing circumstance after another. When I look back, there was only one or two really “good” things I could point to that brought me joy.
I was frustrated. When things don’t go the way we’d like them to, we feel unsatisfied. That was the story of my life last year.
Because I believe in the grace of God for all occasions, then there must be a grace for dying…for leaving this world and getting ready to enter the next. I have a friend who I believe has this grace on her right now. If you follow me on Facebook, you will have read about an amazing conversation I had with this friend last week.
For many years of my life, I felt I never made a difference in this world. I’ve actually fallen off the world a few times, just to see if anyone noticed. They didn’t. Or if they did, they didn’t contact me. I’m learning to make a difference in my own small way, right where I’m at.
How am I doing this? Relationship. It’s all about the relationships you have, and the ones God brings you. In the past, I’ve tried different ways to go about having friends and how I dealt with family. I was very shy most of my life and my interaction with others was quite limited. That may have been why I felt I didn’t make a difference.