I’m not going to attempt to utter profound truths today. I write this as I cough incessantly and try to remember how to make coherent sentences in the midst of the mucus that has taken over my head. I don’t feel strong today. I would much rather crawl back into my bed and snuggle up with my sweet little one who is battling the same thing.
But I need so desperately to soak up God’s promises, especially on days where illness has settled into our home. I needed a Word about God’s strength to keep me moving when I feel sluggish.
He gave me this familiar reminder, and I am determined to cling to this strength that He promises me.
Not that I speak in regard to need, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content:I know how to be abased, and I know how to abound. Everywhere and in all things I have learned both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need. I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
I’ve been challenged to be content today, no matter how uncomfortable this state is. It could be so much worse, and He has allowed our family to endure this to grow us stronger. To remember to depend on Him for our strength.
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So I will.