Hi people!Happy new week.
I was looking through my old things last week, and I found a few of the diaries I have kept in the past. If you know me, you know that I love to write a lot. I write about the simplest things and my diaries are filled with little notes, to God, to myself, to my family and to my friends. I even found one where I wrote to my future baby (the one I already have now). It was a weird conerstaion I tell you.
As I went throuh the diaries, I found one from 2013 and started going through it. I usually do this from time to time, and am always surpised to see how my life and way of thinking has changed over the years. Anyway, in this 2013 diary, I found only a few entries, but the major one was in January. It was a similar period to what we are going through now, but the contents were completely different. It was a letter to God, dated January 2013. In this letter, I delved into some of the things I was going through in my life. I had just discovered I was pregnant, but things were not looking so good.
I wrote:“Hi, its Monday and am still in the house. It’s almost 11 a.m. and I’ve not even taken a shower…..I don’t have a job….Am scared that I will turn into a resentful, dependent housewife who brings nothing to the table. Am scared that my life is going down the drain. I am currently not seeing any solution that I can put in motion. I feel helpless.”
That was the first part of the diary entry. After spewing all my problems on paper, I continued to the next part:
“I want to feel good. I want to feel motivated and driven. I want to feel excited. I want something to do. I want a job. Something am good at. I want something that will earn me good money. I want my bills paid on time. I want to come home happy, satisfied and that I did a great job.”
After this part, I went ahead to finish off the entry by saying:
“There are so many things am thankful for. Am alive and well and pregnant. Am so grateful.”
As I read through this journal entry a few days ago, tears started welling up in my eyes. I went through all those things I said I wanted so badly and discovered that God had given me everythng I asked for and more.
Now in January 2016, almost 3 years after writing this prayer, things are so much more different. Actually, I got a job that March, after writing my prayer in January. Though I left that job after I had my baby boy, I found even something better to do.I actually go home feeling happy and satisfied, just like I prayed for.
Of course, there are so many more things I want, but this journal entry written way back in 2013 is an indication that my life has changed, my prayers have been answered and that even my bigger dreams can be accomplished.
I am challenging you today, and myself too.
Write out a letter to God today and outline all the issues you are going through. Go ahead and write out the things that you want, how you want your life to shape up. Then, say a prayer of gratitude, because your prayers are already answered.
Am living testimony.
Now I go off to write a new journal entry and ask for the things I want…(that list might include a few things you want too, such as a house and more peace of mind and heart), then I will stand and watch as God answers my prayers.
Have a lovely week good people!