Offer

 

Linking up with Five Minute Friday, and sharing normal life…

Change or job loss can be big time hurdles these days. Are you too young? Too old for a job? What if you are at retirement age and you still want to work or have to work? If you live in a depressed area, as we do, it adds to the tension.

Sometimes the job change involves moving…

We’ve been in that wondering stage for several months now and still have only a few answers. How can you plan ahead? For us, this job change involves moving…again. We’ve moved here just one year ago. With our future hanging in front of us as a monumental question mark, I can’t sleep, I stress, (no I didn’t binge on Easter peeps!) but I realize none of this is my fault and I can’t hurry up the answers.

 

I’ve been reading Praying the Promises of the Cross for forty days. It is a Lenten study which has been directing my thoughts to what Christ did on the cross for me. It has been a time of quiet focus. He offered himself on the cross for us. I cannot fathom what it was to carry all the sins of the world on himself.

Whatever is the new job for my husband, I want to be always in the mindset of offering myself to what Christ has chosen for me.

 

There are times in life when your decisions do not mesh with your parents, wife, husband, or coworker. What do you do in these circumstances? What do you do while you are waiting? Sometimes you can’t wait on a decision. Some things are time sensitive and a decision must be made quickly, even if it means a huge adjustment for you.

 

Have you ever been in a position when a decision needs to be made and you don’t agree with your husband? I’ll be honest and say that’s right where I am right now. So, what do I do?

 

Offer myself to Christ. I want this to go his way.

 

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6 thoughts on “Offer

  1. Oh, I’ve been there many times where my husband and I don’t agree. It never works if I push for my way. But if I give it to the Lord, He guides us in the right way. Sometimes my husband changes his mind, sometimes I do, but with the Lord we can work through anything. Thanks for this encouraging post, Diane. Blessings to you! I’m your neighbor at #FiveMinuteFriday.

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