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Thursday, January 24, 2013

Thankful Thursday

Today I am thankful for answered prayers.

I've prayed for patience... and God is giving me plenty of opportunities for patience. I've prayed for brokenness, and I feel the breaking. I've prayed to be humbled, and yes, that too...

I prayed for these things because I want my heart to be aligned with His. I want to be poured out in love for Jesus, and for those Jesus loves...

This life is not for my happiness, but for my holiness.

And I am truly grateful... but boy do I need to cling to Him!

Don't worry, it's not that it's "that bad" over here in India. It's that I am that fragile. The culture shock has made everything so much bigger than it was before. I am just not capable of shouldering on with a large emotional load right now...

Which means I have to rely on Him more and more. And therefore, despite "feelings", it is good.

So thank you, Jesus. Sincerely.

What are you thankful for?

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7 comments:

  1. Enjoyed your post. Saying a prayer for you right now.

    Bethany

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  2. What beautiful prayers of thanks to our Lord. You are such a brave one and clinging to Him is what it is all about. I have friends who were missionaries to India for 25 years. Lalu was from India and his wife an American. You actually remind me of her :) Bless You!

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  3. Love this! What beautiful prayers you have prayed.

    ~Tiffany
    http://tiffanyd22.blogspot.com

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  4. Hey there - visiting from Thankful Thursdays. I too am so grateful for answered prayers, and for God's continued strength which is always MORE than enough!

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  5. A beautiful post with great prayers of thankfulness. Thank you for sharing your Thankful Thursday! Simply God's Girl &
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  6. loved reading your post awesome praise worthy prayers of thankfulness
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  7. just now finding you. blessings sister.

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