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Unwanted Fires~


Gosh, where to begin today??......
It seems our little congregation has been hit from every angle hard over the past few months.
From our pastor having open heart surgery and complications upon complications that followed.....
The numerous trips back to the emergency room has taken a toll on him and his precious wife.

Our darling sound lady aka Aunt Sally, fell and injured herself....
Thank you Jesus nothing real serious as far as injuries go......

I have had numerous fires come up since the day before Thanksgiving and it seemed as if ALL the walls in my world were caving in all at once........

From an unexpected move, to the flu hitting me with all it's rage and several other of life's unwanted issues......

My best friend and sister of 33 years has had her share of fires blazing a trail through her world and it seems no matter which way she turns there is a wall of heat starring her down........

At this point all I can say is ......REALLY??????

It is almost to the point of insane laughter as it all seems so unreal and the timing of it all , well it comes over as a cruel joke......
A continuous slap in the face, never ending or able to catch my breath.....

That's the plan of the enemy!!!

To have fires burning out of control in all areas and aspect of our lives.....
For each of us to run from one fire to another, never to be able to put them out.

BUT the good news....The very very GOOD news......
No matter how many fires we have in life, GOD is still on the throne!!
He is still the "fire chief" in our lives!!!


Psalm 16:8-9

I have set the Lord always before me;
Because He is at my right hand I shall not be moved.
Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoices;
My flesh also will rest in hope.


No matter what fire you may be walking through, I encourage you to continue to stand on HIS word. Reach for your true extinguisher ....
God's promises to you!!!
HIS word!!!!
 You may have to go through the fire, but you will come out unburned, unharmed and a living testimony to the glorious power of God!!!!

(Remember Shadrach,Meshack and Abednego? Book of Daniel)

Trust in Him!!

He will deliver us all from the fire into the promise land :)

xoxoxox





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  1. Oh yes my friend, oh yes! Just as Daniel and his friends did, you shall come out of the fire with no evidence of ever having been in it! xoxoxo

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  2. My heart has been heavy with SO many of my friends going through so many hard fires. It says we will come out stronger, so that is my prayer for them and for you. . .and me. Praise God for who he is, walking through the fires with us, and bringing us out on the other side, smoke free! :)

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