I was one busy woman this weekend, between running my children and niece from one mall to the next, open house, grocery shopping, cleaning, and watching my infant niece. It was all so tiring, yet so fulfilling and rewarding...just spending time with those who are important in my life.
Sometimes we look for opportunities to minister to others, and sometimes the opportunity falls in our paths. The only thing that we can do in those moments is be obedient to the Lord and allow Him to use us. I was witness to some things this weekend, and also had conversations with the young people in my life that actually inspired me. I tried to be the best that I could be, and share a word of encouragement that they could take with them throughout the year.
You don't always know if the word was well received, or understood, or even if it made a difference. All you can do is be obedient, pray, and allow Him to do the rest. This particular time I received a confirmation via a text message that my message was received, and I just pray that it will continue to inspire and strengthen.
Below are some of the Scriptures that I shared with the children in my life. As they start a new day of school today, they will face many challenges. I can only pray they will recall some of what I have shared, as well as lessons that my husband and I have tried to teach them.
I don't know what obstacles lie in your way this week, or in the month ahead, but I pray that you will find some encouragement in the Scriptures below...
5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;
6 in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-6
"Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9
And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who[a] have been called according to his purpose. Romans 8:28
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