A New Name

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  1. learning2float
    Jul 09 - 6:52 pm

    Lovely…reminds me of the present my friend gave me today…a picture of a lady dancing with the words…”Life isn’t waiting for the storm to pass…it is about learning to dance in the rain.”

    Thank you once again for your posts. I heard someone say recently that people are blessed most by your weaknesses rather than your strengths, thank you for sharing your weaknesses so we can identify with you and know we aren’t alone, but be inspired by your words.

  2. Tears And Raindrops
    Jul 09 - 7:40 pm

    I fixate over the first.

    I want a partner, I want somebody else in my life to share it with.

    But I have a plan. When I am all sorted with things and have a bit more £ in the bank, I might just go for it and adopt….

    Then someone who needs it… really needs it, gets to receive the love I am so eager to give. Biologically it may be another’s, but emotionally they will be mine and I theirs.

    Whether it happens or not is something else. My plan and God’s plan are very different, so we shall see what happens ultimately.

    Until then – I will whine about being a single, daydream about sharing moments, dream about relationships and weddings. I prayed about it – nothing happens – angry prayer – still nothing. So back to fantasy land it is for me.

  3. emma
    Jul 09 - 8:23 pm

    L2F – that’s a lovely picture. Reminds me a bit of the woman in proverbs who can laugh at tomorrow.

    T&R – I’m sorry it’s so hard. Glad we’ve got a God who can cope with our angry prayers – and who gets what it is to be human in all the yearning.

  4. Caroline
    Jul 10 - 7:37 am

    Hmm… I have a husband, children, a business, and I fit into all my old clothes. Yet, many days I also mostly feel lack. I sit empty, or wander about aimlessly, groaning for more. More what? Patience, gratitude, perspective, maybe more time to enjoy my life?

    “Excuse me Lord, but I need to point out something. You’re just not giving me all that I want. It’s pretty good, sure, I know, but… something is still missing, something’s not right. Perhaps you’re making a mistake somewhere. Perhaps you got me mixed up with another lady, gave me her wish list instead? I don’t remember asking for this life, not really cut out for all this, see? So, if you’d be so kind as to get it straightened out in the very near future, I would really appreciate it. Thanks. In Jesus name…amen”

    He has already proven Himself completely trustworthy, and still I wallow in doubt and fret that He’s not doing it right. As if He doesn’t quite get it and needs my input. Ridiculous. Thanks for this post Emma. Praying for you, and me.

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