Have you ever noticed that it's the moments when you are most content that God works amazing things in your life? John Piper in his book Desiring God says that "God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him". And I can't help but feel that all of the peace and contentment in my life is coming from the fact that I am learning to be a Christian Hedonist.
I am in awe of the wonderful things that are happening.
My relationship with my family continues to heal and get stronger. And the joy of that could make me content for years. What a blessing it truly is to have your family as your best friends. My Dad would often tell us that we should strive to make our siblings our best friends and now I understand how wonderful that is.
God truly has made me content. But it can be very easy to be content when everything is going well. It is in those hard times when it isn't easy. I just pray that I can be content when the storms come and the winds rage. I pray that God's peace is bestowed on me. How thankful am I to serve such a great God.
I am so excited to say that the next part of my life has started! I am starting my studies at the National Midwifery Institute in January! I am so excited and yet so nervous. This has been a passion of mine for years and I am finally able to pursue it. Thank God!
Today is a good day. And I get to spend time serving my wonderful savior and I get to worship Him in this joyous time of advent.
One of my goals this year is to become a prayer warrior. My great Grandmother is such an example to me of how powerful that is. I want to spend my time praying and thanking God. I want to do it in the shower, on the drive to work, and as I fall asleep. I want to seek Him as I serve others. That is my goal. 2013 should be truly amazing and I can't wait to see how God works in my life through these next mo