Friday, 21 September 2012

Day 15-Give Thanks

This  is  a  day  to  give  thanks  to  the  Lord , He  has done  and  wonderful  things  for  me  and  I  rejoice  in  Him.
The  Lord has  given me  plenty  of  reason   to  celebrate  His  goodness and  lovingkindness.
Today  I  miss  my  parents  , who  now  live  in  heaven and  my  family  who  all  lives  far  from  me. Oh  how I  wish  everyone  was  physically  present  in  this house.

People  who  come  to  visit  me often  ask  me  if  I  am  ever  afraid  living  alone.  Does  the darkness  scare  me? Do I  feel  lonely?
And  I  can honestly  answer, No  I  have   never  once  felt   fearful or  alarmed  . I  do  feel  lonely but   not  alone
The  Lord' s  presence  is  with me  .  His  angels protect me. He  sends help at  the right  time.
A  few  weeks ago when  I  was  sick   with  viral  fever  ,  too  ill   to  even get  up  and get  a  glass  of  water, I   felt  God 's  hand  holding  me  up  during the long  restless  nights.

The  Lord  replied, 'My  presence  will  go  with  you and  I  will  give   you rest." Exodus  33;14  NIV (BIBLE)

Listen to this  song  by  Don Moen.

And  now  let  the  weak say   I am  strong 
Let  the  poor say  I  am rich
Because  of  what  the  Lord  ha s done for me-
Give thanks

8 Fertilize my soul:

FlowerLady Lorraine said...

Thank you again for this encouraging post.


Sr. Ann Marie said...

Thank you for both your lovely reflection and the beautiful hymn. I've never heard that song.

John M Cowart said...

Hey Hon. I very much understand when you say you can at times be lonely but are never alone.

Most of my life I've lived alone. but don't recall ever really feeling lonely. God walks with us daily. More a matter of us paying attention than any lack of he being present.



David C Brown said...

"And behold, I am with you all the days ..."

Felisol said...

Dear Amrita,
I'm glad to learn "that you are lonely, but not alone.".
This is encouraging to learn.
"My presence will go with you and I will give you rest." What a mighty testimony.
I know those restless nights and what fear they may bring.
I thank the Lord for you, witnessing to the world.

Hold my hand: a social worker's blog said...

Dear Amrita,
You post is full of faith and courage. You're an amazing lady, and I'm so blessed to get to know you through your beautiful writing and messages of hope and thankfulness.

I wish we live closer, I'd visit and hold your gentle hand, and tell you what a beautiful soul you are.

I love that song, and the pictures used on the video. Simply gorgeous.



Amrita said...

Dear Johnny, I have lived in a joint family with my aunts and uncles plus my own family unit, sometimes there were 10 or 12 people all living under one roof

Amrita said...

Dear Sr Ann Marie and Doris thank you so much for your comments. Doris I don 't deserve those kind words, I wish I could see you in person on e day.