Thursday, April 10, 2008

Not Much

I don't have much of a writing vibe today, but I of course can't give up my blog challenge. I started my Bible reading last night, and read James 1:1-4... and can I just say that it is SO applicable to my life right now.

Isn't it funny how God puts the right words in front of us just when we need them?!

My take on what I read was that God doesn't promise to keep us from trouble, but that it's our job to take those problems and look for the lessons that we're supposed to learn. It does promise that while God won't keep us from trouble - he will be there and help with endurance to get us through to happier times.

So, basically - I need to be looking for the lesson to be learned while I'm waiting for a better job to come along, and trust that God is there with me helping give me the strength to get through all of this.

I was supposed to start a new women's Bible study tonight with a group of ladies from our church, but after some thought and prayer about it - I realized that it was just going to be to much for me to keep up with. I need to focus on learning what Lisa and I are working on, and not spread myself to thin at this point. The ladies were so nice about it, and totally understood what God is calling me to do right now, and hopefully a little further down the line - I'll be able to join them for a different study.

That's about all I have for today - I'm going to get some more time in reading.


  1. It's really hard sometimes to look for the lessons we are supposed to learn when we are in the thick of things. I've learned many hard lessons this way, but it does take time!

    I think you are wise to only do one study at a time. The Bible is not always the easiest of reads and there is no sense in getting overwhelmed by trying to do too much at once.

  2. Kim, you do so much. I have no idea how you make time for everything. You need to give me time-management lessons.

  3. Very wise to just stick to one study... now there's a girl who knows her limits! The worst thing would be to do two half-heartedly, or NONE because you were overwhelmed!

  4. I had to work to get past the picture cause it was SO freakin' hilarious...but really good thoughts Kim....I'm glad you are delving into the word deeper. *smiles*


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