Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Getting Settled in time to go again.

Well, I no sooner got back from Honduras till I spent a long week-end at Beth's and Lisa's. It was good to see my girls and my grand-children. Anna and Zack just came back from a mission trip on Friday night and I don't believe I have seen them so excited over anything like they were over this trip. Although we didn't get to talk all that long, it was eveident to me that they had experienced God during their trip and for that I am eternally greatful. Going back home is a good feeling and I certainly miss my children, grand-children and others that I love so much. I even got to have breakfast with my brothers and sisters. Will wonders never cease? I always come back to Georgia, realizing that this is the place that God has for me at this time and I'm always praying that one day God will see fit to return me back to the hills of Tennessee. I started back to Georgia Sunday morning early and it was gray and cloudy and I expected rain any minute yet I had a song in my heart and I was excited about getting back to work and doing the things that I know that God has called me to do. Do you know what God's will for your life is? I pray that you do but if not, remember Romans 12:1 & 2 tells us what God expects from us and how in so doing what he calls us to do, we find out what His will for our lives really is. Today, even though I miss my two daughters in Tenn. very much and I really miss being around my grand-children, I am content in being in Georgia doing the will of my Heavenly Father. Now, I will never finish all my e-mails and I will be behind until Jesus comes back and if He taries until next Thursday, I will leave again, this time going to a church in Gainesville, Florida to teach and preach God's great Salvation plan through the art of Financial Fitness Counseling. I am more content in doing the will of the Father than at any other time in my life. I've made many mistakes in my life, hurt my family, responded in the wrong way, decided to hate rather than love and yet, my Heavenly Father calls me to do His will through my ministry and blesses even when I don't deserve it. Yes, contentment is great gain and God's love covers all mistakes. So until next time, I'm still thinking on the Revelation blog, but not sure of what I will write on next. Seems like the random thing works good for right now.


BethAnne said...

Your grandkids werent too happy about you leaving either! Kaden was laying on Lakes bed when I came back in from waving goodbye to you and he had that mad look on his face then he said "I wanted grandaddy to stay!"

Greg P. said...

Eddie it must be great to work in a job that you know is pleasing to the Lord and pleasing to you. To love your work is heaven on earth.

I also have made mistakes in the past that hurt my family relationship. It's so great to serve a forgiving God!

alliekat said...

Anna and Zach are totally excited about Nicaragua and are actually sad to be back in the United States. Both are seriously thinking and praying about becoming missionaries. Just to let you know the seriousness of their excitement, Zach is scheduled for a golf tournament tomorrow that he doesn't even want to play in. He said "it's just not that important". He also said that it wasn't that he didn't like to play golf because he loves to play, he just doesn't see the point in it when that isn't what he is going to do in life.

I think some serious changes have occurred!

Eddie said...

I just have to shout to the Lord and Praise Him for it's He that deserves glory and honor for His goodness to you and your precious children. I've seen it time and time again, let anybody go on a short term mission trip and they come back totally changed. It could be that time will allow for some thought changes, but it's important to nuture and promote serving Christ. Always remind them that they are never more like Jesus than when they are giving of their time, talents and treasures. They're terrific and so is their mom and dad. Love ya. Dad.

Heather said...

Happy Birthday, Eddie!

We are thankful for your help, advice, love, grace, compassion and service at the Church...God Bless you!

David and Heather Wise :)