~Pear tree lane farmhouse~

~Life is a journey~

Written by Sue, Sunday, March, 18, 2012                       A beautiful warm, cloudy day, temps. 70.[DSC09306.JPG]
Do we trust God enough to hop on the back seat and let Him do the mapping and  driving? Which road would you take, if you were driving? I know which one I would take... the easy one, but how boring and useless that would  be!!

Proverbs 3: 5-6~ Trust in the Lord with all your heart,And lean not on your own understanding, in all your ways acknowledge Him, and he will direct your paths.

When God is in control, He takes the scenic route. He likes to climb high roads, so as to build muscles, and make us stronger. Sometimes he will coast down hill and we will lift our hands high in the air, with the wind blowing in our hair, and the sun shining on our face,.... we feel so free.

Sometimes God's route takes us through a deep dark valley, it is at this time  that we put our arms around him and hold on real tight, all the while crying and asking Him to not let go. He then will say, "hold on tight my child,  just  'Trust Me'  a little further and you will be through this valley."  It is during  this time  we learn to trust Him most.

Isaiah 55:8-9~For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the Lord.~For as the heavens are higher than the earth so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts, 

And there are times when we really think we can handle the steering  by ourselves, God being so gracious will let  go and let us take hold, when all of a sudden we hit a bump, or we get on a wrong road , we get scared and then we say "Lord I need you, please help". He then smiles and takes the realm back.

But at last we arrive at our destination safe and sound, it is then we say "wow! what a journey, I  feel so much stronger, I am now learning how  to deal with obstacles as they come, and for sure I have learned how to enjoy the ride too!! I also know now that if I had not let go and let You, Lord take the lead, I could not have made it." "Thank You Lord."
Blessings,
Sue

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~Welcome home~

This blog is dedicated to my dear family who live many miles away, and to you dear ladies , who have a heart for keeping the home fires burning. You, who love and cherish your family, and have a desire to create a home that says "Welcome, you are loved and cared for."

My desire is that when you leave that you will be encouraged and know that you too are loved.

Sue~

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