I am ready to return to blogland. I think I have taken a three week break. I thought we were going to have to turn our internet off, but we opted to keep it running. Three weeks ago my husband was laid off of his job. Like so many others out in the country know exactly what we were going through. There is so much shock, denial, madness, stress, thoughts to blow up the business that laid your husband off, and a few tears.
After the first week it started getting better. Reality sits in and you try to come up with a plan, but then you remember that it is hard to make plans when the Lord might have a different idea. So, you pray and pray and pray and pray and pray some more just to get comfort and peace and a mind that can hear the inspiration that you need. After prayer and fasting and attending the temple we are still clueless. So, the poor husband applies and applies and applies and applies and applies some more hoping for a phone call. You then decide to apply and where ever you get a job is where you move. This is what we are doing.
We have applied all over the country and willing to go where ever the Lord takes us. We know that Heavenly Father is in charge and all we can do is do our part here to start the process for something to happen, but realize that only the Lord and Heavenly Father can open doors.
Here I am today feeling a lot better than I was three weeks ago. I feel stronger and know that I can survive this tribulation we have been placed with. I will have faith.
The other day while I was reading the scriptures I wanted a scripture that I could have my girls look up to read out loud to me and this is the one that came to my mind. I was very excited because I was able to explain that the Lord has asked us to find a new job and possibly a new place to live. I then explained that the Lord has promised that He will prepare a way for us to do this. So, the scriptures can bring us comfort and answers.
And it came to pass that I, Nephi, said unto my father: I will go and do the things which the Lord hath commanded, for I know that the Lord giveth no commandments unto the children of men, save he shall prepare a way for them that they may accomplish the thing which he commandeth them. 1 Nephi 3:7
I'm happy to be back and I will be visiting the ladies that I had learned to appreciate through blogging. I hope to see any of you soon.