Storms Led me to HIM...1
I could sit and write and tell you what kind of significant other to look for. I could tell you the type of person to avoid. I won't do that. Deep down you already know these things. Besides, you probably would not listen. I didn't, as a teenager or as an adult.
I did not go into my marriage, either one of them, expecting to get a divorce. Nor did I expect to be raising my children alone. Here I am though, writing to you a week before going to court for my, yes, second divorce.
I am new to Christianity. If you had asked me two years ago "How do you feel about your situation?" I most likely would have had an angry or extremely emotional response. However, I turned my life over to Christ just a short few days before what was, quite possibly, the worst day of my life.
There is no doubt in my mind that if I had not turned my life to Christ, I would not be here to write this today. Without God I would not have survived that day. Although I still have some fear, I turn to God now. When that fear creeps in, as it often does, I recall a passage from Philippians (4:13); I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
It is funny how as a teenager one is in a rush to be an adult. My advice to you is slow down. Take in the advice of your parents and fellow Christians. You may not like what they have to say but they love you. Listen to that voice inside of yourself. You know who to avoid yet leave yourself open to minister to those who seek Him.
I have made mistakes in my life, as we all do. Some of these I deeply regret. I wish a had grown up sooner. I wish I could have come to know Christ sooner. But now I realize I was meant to go through these storms. The storms of my life are what led me to Him.
A Little Bit About Me: I am a Mom of four wonderful kids and I accepted Jesus Christ into my life 19 months ago.
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