Sadness, even at this beautiful time of year
December 8th 2011
I have nothing to say today. I am knitting a lot ….. also praying for my childhood friend, from pre-school, who was to be a grandma today, but the baby was lost. Why did God want this baby in heaven?
It saddens my heart and I need to pray for this family!
Update: Baby B has now gone to his earthly resting place – but he is not there, but with Jesus.
2nd baby came early (for her other child) who went into labor too early – probably on hearing the news of her brother’s heartbreak. It is a boy – and is in intensive care with lung issues. Please pray, pray, pray……for this baby, this family!! I cannot put names because of their privacy, but God knows who you are praying for…just the same.
God’s Word has the answers you need, but you’ve got to read it! You say, ‘But I’m not sure where to start.’ Here are some helpful Scriptures from the New Living translation: When you are worried: 1 Peter 5:7 NLT: ‘Give all your worries…to God…he cares about you.’ Philippians 4:6 NLT: ‘Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything…’ Psalm 62:6-7 NLT: ‘He…is my rock and my salvation…I will not be shaken…’ Isaiah 26:3 NLT: ‘You…keep in perfect peace all who trust in you…whose thoughts are fixed on you!’ Deuteronomy 31:6 NLT: ‘…the Lord…will…go ahead of you. He will neither fail you nor abandon you.’ When you are heartbroken: Psalm 147:3 NLT: ‘He heals the broken hearted and bandages their wounds.’ Psalm 23:4 NLT: ‘Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me… (TAKEN FROM “I AM A CHRISTIAN” blog – )