Happy Sunday everyone! I am off to church then spending a little one on one time with the hubs, then family time! Thanks for all the comments and emails this week on the blog – it has been great getting back to my normal routine after having unwanted time off with vertigo. Even though that was a rough 3 weeks, I did learn a few things about me.
When things are going great, it is all too easy to coast right through on auto-pilot and roll with the good times. I have a tendency to do that, things are great and I will lack in my relationship with the Lord. When there is a bump in the road I tend to hit my knees and get realigned spiritually. I think we all may do that at times, it has to be part of human nature.
When I first got sick, I was unable to eat or drink anything for about 3 days. I lost 7 pounds in those 3 days and it scared Barry enough that he forced me to see a doctor. They gave me medicine to help with the nausea and I hoped it would kick in ASAP. The following day is when the spinning and dizziness hit me and it hit like a freight train. Each day seemed worse than the last and all I knew to do was to pray! I was in a desperate state, so I had to call on the big guns and ask Mom to pray… and I only do that when things are really bad. It was really bad!!
We soon found out that I had a certain type of vertigo and none of the doctors would or could say how long it would last. It could be minutes, days, months, or years. I was a bundle of nerves each and every day, wondering…is this the day it goes away? Will this last months? Will it last years? Will I have to live like this forever? Funny how our minds get carried away at times!
I found peace in prayer, in the presence of God. I knew I was going through this for a reason and I had faith I would be ok no matter what the outcome. I stopped all my work, I could not look at a computer screen for more than a few minutes and social media was almost nonexistent. I literally laid or sat looking at a ceiling or a wall. And I was fine with that…I knew God had me in His hands!
Every time I had problems (and I mean the REALLY BAD KIND) I made it through only by being in the Presence of God. I made it through an abusive marriage and divorce, which was only by the grace of God. Chase made it through the teen years and totally turned his life around to be a young adult that I admire in so many ways. God is there and He will send out a legion of angels if needed. And I needed a legion it felt like!
He hears our faintest cry…
We cannot see all the things God does for us daily, but He is there, He hears you, and He loves you. You will find peace in the midst of the raging “war”, you will find that the war can rage all around you, but you are in a bubble of peace and serenity. Plant your feet, and set your mind on Him and you will find peace during the storm.
I hope you all have a wonderful day and thank you so much for stopping by the blog today. XOXO!!
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