God is good! I say this on what should be a disappointing day. We were supposed to move today. I spent most of this week packing up, moving clothes, books, dishes, and subsequently unpacking them at the new house. Gil was out of town until Thursday, so I took the opportunity to really
BUT... God is still good in this situation. In fact, He is glorified in it. Yesterday, instead of being in turmoil about the uncertainty (and I am a planner and very uncomfortable with uncertainty), I spent a good time in prayer and asked for His hand in the situation. Instead of being distressed about the delay, I was able to look at the blessings we have and remember that in a few years, this delay will be forgotten and it will seem like our time in this tiny condo was a small blip in our life together. More than that, I was reminded of the bigger things to pray about: character, submission, etc., rather than just focusing on, "God, this is what I want" kind of praying. He is so good!
Now listen, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go to this or that city, spend a year there, carry on business and make money.” Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes. Instead, you ought to say, “If it is the Lord’s will, we will live and do this or that.”