Many of you noted that the comments were disabled on my personal post from Thursday. I didn't receive any awful comments, although some made me hesitant to venture into my email, for I'm sure there are even more brutal viewpoints waiting. I love outside viewpoints, because there aren't constraints tied to every day realities. Sometimes it is a fantastic way to creatively problem solve, other times, it means unrealistic solutions.
This weekend, I retreated.
I didn't want to talk about it, really with anyone, barely even Tony.
So, I prayed.
In Luke 7, Jesus witnessed a huge funeral procession in Nain. The entire town was present. As it passed, He saw young men and women weeping. He observed religious leaders, elders and apostles weeping. He viewed fathers with their children weeping. Everywhere, He observed the sadness on people’s faces.
Nothing seemed to move Him, until he saw the mother. The bible says He had compassion when He saw her and immediately raised her boy from the dead. (Luke 7:12-15). It was the cry of a mother that moved the Heart of God.
And this weekend, I cried out to God.
And He spoke to me, of this I'm certain:
- God will be glorified in Isaac, His creation
- God will be glorified in our family, as He's willed it
- God will be glorified, despite our humanity
You Make Everything Glorious :: Stronger
So let your name be lifted higher
Be lifted higher, be lifted higher
Thank you Jill for commenting "It will pass." So often Tony and I have told ourselves, other parents and each other this, but my gut check response in reading your comment has me shocked and happy in it's simple revelation.
I don't want this to "pass," I want it to bring Him glory.