Thursday, March 5, 2009

Hi/Lo Thursday

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Highs and Lows for the week:

Having a fabulous conversation with my oldest after witnessing some particularly bad behavior on her part. I won't get into the whole story here, but she was ugly to her friend and I was a witness to it. We dealt with the behavior quickly but weren't able to really get down to the depth of what was going on until several days later. I love conversations when kids just bare their hearts. Seeing what was really going on in her heart and head was a blessing to me.

Another high ... the way my friends have responded to a prayer need I have. I am so blessed, Lord help me to remember that.

Another ... seeing the Lord just work out getting Gabbi to the right doctor. Her appointment is the 13th with a doctor whose very area of speciality is exactly what we need!

And one more ... we were expecting my nephew to be coming over tonight to spend the night so he can take his ACT tomorrow. I found out last night that not only will he be coming, my mom will too! She will get to spend the day with us on Friday. I'm so excited to just have some free time to spend with my mom. :)

Lows for the week:
The main one would have to go to me. I'm trying to adjust to some things, and my behavior has been pretty close to appalling. Most things in my life have really been simple things to deal with. This one really hasn't because apparently there are various layers to it. I deal with one area and think "okay, now I can move on" and something else pops up. I'm hurt, I'm angry, and I'm acting like a child trying to deal with it. (I'm just realizing as I type this, that those of you know know me very well will probably wonder which of the two major things going on in my life right now this applies to ... well, I started out talking about one of them, but it all really applies to both. Funny how that works.) Anyway ... I know that sometimes the Lord fixes problems instantly, and sometimes He wants us to rely on His grace daily to deal with them. Right now, with both of these situations, I'm in the "rely on His grace daily" category, which a few days this week has been more like "I'd rather just have a temper tantrum instead." Just pray for me, I'm in need.

(And that really is WAY more than I intended to put out there! I guess if I've already posted the length of my menstrual cycle, posting that I'm really struggling isn't too too personal, right?)


gina m said...

As one of those praying friends, I can tell you that I love you; I AM praying for you; and I'm here if you need to talk, vent, whine, complain or throw a tantrum. I can either offer suggestions or just sit and absorb - whatever you need.

Love you, Mel. Hang in there, and remember Matt. 6:25-33. If He cares for the flowers and the birds, how much more does He care for you?

MamaJ said...

I will pray! Hang in there!

Micah said...

I love you!
I'm glad your mom is coming too
God is right where you are in this journey. He's still workin' on you even when ya think He's nowhere to be found.
As for the temper tantrums..... (((SISTA!!))) right there with ya. UGH!
ROFL.. I have to laugh at this... the word verification is "shismess". I read it as "she's a mess"! ROFL

sweet jenn said...

thank you for being so honest in your posts. I will be praying for you.