"You still don't have kids?"
"When are you having kids?"
"Oh you guys must do something about that."
"Let me teach you how..."
Perhaps, this 2013, I should start counting how many kinds of these remarks do we get in a year.
It's actually ok to hear these remarks at the first two years of marriage, since we actually didn't want kids during that period. But after 4 years, these get into us. It equates to pressure. Actually, after 4 years, we get this:
"How about adoption?"
The answer is no.
"The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?" Jeremiah 17:9 I suppose no one ever really arrives at a point where they know exactly what they want, how they're going to get it, and when, for every aspect of their lives. But in your teenage years and early adulthood, it's to be expected to not know what you're going to do, where you're going to go, how, or when. Occasionally I will get phone a call from friends with more or less these questions....more
The other night I saw an out of state plate but couldn't quite see where it was from. I sped up for a gander but the truck went faster. You should know I have a strong belief that God's will can be found on license plates. I sped up again but the truck soared off into the distance. "Figures" I said, rolling my eyes. God's will...more
“Your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.” We pray this often, whether from the heart, or just repeating “The Lord’s Prayer.” What is God’s Will? Here’s just a start on God’s will as revealed in His Word:
God’s will is to…
I'm not saying that I have this all together, that I have it made. But I am well on my way, reaching out for Christ, who has so wondrously reached out for me. Friends, don't get me wrong: By no means do I count myself an expert in all of this, but I've got my eye on the goal, where God is beckoning us onward—to Jesus. I'm off and running, and I'm not turning back. So let's keep focused on that goal, those of us who want everything God has for us. If any of you have something else in mind, something less than total commitment, God will clear your blurred vision—you'll see it yet!