OK, I know it's been the longest stretch yet since I posted, but I am still alive and kicking. I've purposely avoided writing for a few weeks, as I've had a period of "dryness", both in writing, and in my personal life. I've struggled a lot lately with loneliness, and trying to find direction in my life. I tend to internalize when this happens, and I send apologies for the absence.
I know we all go through seasons of wandering; I am no different. While in the middle of it all, I know that God is still directing my paths - I've just not been able to see where He is leading. That is often the case with many of us. But just because we can not see His plan, it NEVER means that He is not with us. He never moves, never changes. When I feel distant from His voice, it is not because He is not speaking; it is because I may be too busy to hear it.
So, while I keep busy with way too many irons in the fire, at the end of the day, I come home to a lonely place. I am working on this. I am my own cheerleader, and I constantly remind myself to count all of my blessings, which are abundant, and more than I deserve. There is a purpose for me, and I look forward to figuring it all out. I am truly blessed beyond measure with the volunteer work I do; with my family and friends; with still having Isaiah in my life; and oh, so much more!
I am taking this weekend to visit with a friend, and I will write more later. I just wanted to let you all know that I am still here, and ask you to pray for me as I seek His Will.
Thank you for hanging in there with me! I pray that your life is filled with blessings and peace. It should be for all of us, because we are held safely and lovingly
In His Grip!
P.S. Some of you have asked how to follow me on Facebook. Send me a friend request, and a private message, telling me how you "know" me. I am happy to add anyone, but I don't respond to those with whom I have no friends in common, or can't figure out where I might know you from - not being snooty, but there are a lot of hackers out there, and I try to be careful. My name on FB is Debbie Westbrook Bennett. See you there!