Thursday, January 27, 2011

Our God Is Able

Life can sometimes be uncertain, bumpy, scary, traumatic and ever changing. All of those words describe our family's life at the moment. After seven years of successfully running a growing company, my husband is now out of work...effective yesterday.

Many people blame our economy for the poor state of the national job market these days. And it's true that my husband's company was drastically affected by this. However, I am choosing to view this new phase of life as an adventure. One that God has purposefully and knowingly orchestrated.

So today's post is going to be short but to the point. Our God is Able! Whenever you feel overwhelmed with despair about unruly children or the lack of a job or the lack of progress on your writing project or any other thing in your life that is getting you down -- just remember that our God is able. According to Ephesians 3:20-21 He is able to do exceedingly, abundantly, above all that you can ever think or imagine. WOW! More than I can even daydream about? Because I have some pretty incredible daydreams...dreams about being published, about being the best mother I can be, about being used for God in a unique and wonderful way, about traveling and seeing this beautiful world....Bigger than that, God?

That's a promise I can easily put my trust in. I pray that you'll be able to as well.

Are you going through a phase of life where you need to see God's provision? Have you witnessed His abundance in your life recently?


  1. I love it !!! God is so able and we put Him in our little box because we want our terms not His. Ride the wave with our Lord and the out come will be so rewarding but it will happen in HIS timing and sometimes we think He has forgetten us. Lacie, I am so proud of you in many ways but this growth I see in you with your walk with the Lord is so awesome. I love you so much.

  2. “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most.

    We ask ourselves, 'Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and famous?' Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that people won't feel insecure around you.

    We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us; it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.”

    Used by Nelson Mandela in his 1994 inaugural speech.

    Today, Nelson Mandela is recovering from a collapsed lung. This man of God, though imprisoned for 27 years, knows that he is a man of God. He has let his light shine brightly no matter how dark his world became. He is 92 years old.


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