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We go through many changes in our short existence.  When we’re born, we struggle from the safety of our mom’s womb into an unknown and difficult world.  We take our first steps as a leap of faith.  We grow into our teens thinking we are prepared for everything life has to give us and take chances that we maybe shouldn’t.  We make amendments to our lives when we get married and soon learn that we are no longer one person anymore.  We learn to pledge to put our mate first in our lives.  As years pass, we become involved in careers and that opens new doors and new opportunities for alteration to our future.  We grow old and think that there is nothing more to change – NOT TRUE!

It seems that God has taken you through all these deviations in life to prepare you for your final and complete change.  Old age is the portal to that place – but it doesn’t mean the end of your metamorphosis.  He still has a purpose for us, even though we think things should finally be settling down.

At this point in life, changes are still being made – some of them with the influence of those who love you – some because change is required for your benefit – some due to financial burden – others because of our changing, tired and worn out bodies.  Whatever the change – whatever the struggle – whatever new thing that comes along and drastically amends our lives – we still have the faithfulness of a God who will remain with us through all of it.  He will never leave us.  He will provide for all our needs – physical, emotional and spiritual.  He will give us the strength and courage to move into uncharted areas – even in our old age.

Lord, I praise you for all you have done for me.  You have offered me your consistency in an ever changing world.  Whatever has happened in the past – no matter how difficult – you have sustained me.  You continue to lead me in the paths of righteousness and provide all that I need for my life.  You teach me daily to lean on you and promise to be with me throughout eternity.  I pray that you will continue to hold my hand through the remainder of my years and finally lead me to paradise with you – where there will be no more changes.  In Jesus name I pray.

 

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As I reach the end of my years, I find I have a lot of good information stored up in this old decrepit mind of mine. If I don't write it all down, it may vanish and no one will have the advantage of my thoughts. This is why this blog exists. I love the Lord, Jesus with all my heart and soul. I know I'm undeserving of all He's done for me, but I also know that His love is beyond my comprehension. I've always wanted to write. I never kept diaries, but tucked my thoughts in my head for future reference. I use them now in creating stories, plays, poetry and my blog. I continue to learn every day. I believe the compilation of our time spent with God will have huge affect on the way we live. I know I'm a sinner and I need a Savior. I have One through Jesus, Christ. My book, "Stages - a memoir," is about the seven stages of life from the perspective of a woman. It addresses all the things girls and women go through in life as they travel it with Jesus, and it is available on Amazon.com.
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