Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Well praise God it is Wednesday, and the day that most of us Christians go to prayer meeting, do you have anything specific you would like for me to pray for? I have several things I need you to pray about. We are leaving for a few days in the morning for a mini vacation, and a time to get away for our 50th anniversary.
We have decided to go to Tybee Island, GA it is lovely in that area, with lots to do, and lots to see, it even has a light house on the Island, if you know me at all you know my dear husband collects light houses, he has so very many from ceramic to paintings, he sings the song The Lighthouse too, it touched his heart right after he was first saved, and ever since it has been special to him. 
This will be the last post I will be able to make until probably late Saturday evening, so know you are in my prayers, and you have blessed my life by being my blogging friend, most likely I will never get to meet you but you are have touched my life. Thank you and God bless you very much this week.

I got this in an email one day, it blessed my heart, and hope it blesses your heart too.

God, WHY ME????????

The only survivor of a shipwreck was washed up on a small, uninhabited island.

He prayed feverishly for God to rescue him. Every day he scanned the horizon for help, but none seemed forthcoming.

Exhausted, he eventually managed to build a little hut out of driftwood to protect him from the elements, and to store his few possessions.

One day, after scavenging for food, he arrived home to find his little Hut in flames, with smoke rolling up to the sky. He felt the
worst had happened, and everything was lost. He was stunned
with disbelief, grief, and anger. He cried out, 'God! How could you do this to me?'

Early the next day, he was awakened by the sound of a ship approaching the island! It had come to rescue him! 'How did you know I was here?' asked the weary man of his rescuers. 'We saw your smoke signal,' they replied.

The Moral of This Story:

It's easy to get discouraged when things
are going badly, but we shouldn't lose heart, because
God is at work in our lives, even in the midst of our pain
and suffering. Remember that the next time your little hut
seems to be burning to the ground, it just may be a smoke
signal that summons the Grace of God.

P.S. You may want to consider passing this on, because you never know who feels as if their hut is on fire today.

If you can't be grateful for what God has given you, look around you
and be grateful for what He's protected you from...... Amen God is good all the time..

Hugs ♥ Blessings


Carrie of Farming On Faith said...

Have a wonderful time!
I will be praying for your surgery.

Sandra said...

I've read that email before, but it is a good reminder! Everything God allows in our lives is for our good, but it doesn't always come easy. I hope y'all have good weather and a good time!

Peggy said...

Keeping you in my prayers Barb. Have a nice trip. Say a prayer for William (hubby) if you will. He is going through some stressful things.

Anonymous said...

Congratulations on your 50th Anniversary my friend!
Praying that God grants you both a most wonderful time away and traveling mercies and good health and that you will enjoy His wonders and your hearts will be drawn closer to Him.
Praying also for complete healing for you before your scheduled surgery.

Theresa said...

Amen. Have a wonderful time away with your husband. Happy 50th!

A Gardner's Cottage said...

Sounds like a lovely way to celebrate your 50th!!! Enjoy
Praying for you.


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Yaya Yarns said...

I am so glad that I found your blog while cruising around today.

Blessings in HIM,

Sandra said...

my friends will be staying close to that lighthouse on the 11th for that whole week. i was born in Savannah and spent many happy hours at Tybee. what a great way to spend your anniversary. enjoy.
and you are bad, now i want to learn how to put sparkly words on my photos.

Amy Kinser said...

Praying for you. I hope you have a wonderful anniversary with your beloved.

Anonymous said...

Blessings to you for a safe and pleasant trip. That's a pretty area to enjoy.

Karen said...

Enjoy your trip and sweet blessings for your 50th!

I seem to recall climbing a light house near or on Tybee Island when my boys were young....

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Have a wonderful trip, Barbara... I love Tybee Island... Enjoy your vacation and Happy Anniversary.


GrammyGoo said...

Your in my prayers Barbara ~ Have a wonderful trip.
Blessings, Ella

Farm Chick Paula said...

That was a wonderful story, Barbara! Hope you two have a wonderful trip!

Dee said...

Happy 50th...have a good getaway.

Rebecca said...

God is good! Thanks for the reminder!

Jean Tuthill said...

Have a very happy anniversary and have fun on your getaway!

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