Most of my posts are silly goofiness that goes on around here. A recipe or two. Lately I have been MIA in the recipe department, but I do have some good ones for you.
I must say though lately through all of my usual buffoonery I have been stressed even scared. Scared of losing our house, ( the I.R.S. soaked us, I won't get into that) scared that the economy won't pick up. Our pay check has been cut between 30 to 40% ( this has really cramped my style, I won't get into that) scared that the world is going to Hell in a hand basket. I am not in any way trying to whine here. I still have it pretty darn good. We have money in our savings that has been keeping us afloat. Thank Heaven's. I am just keeping it real.
I know there are many many people in so much trouble right now, my troubles are a drop in the bucket. In the past few days many people from across the world have lost everything, including their families.
The other night after much prayer and thinking I realized I am not alone. Even with my small grievances I know that Heavenly Father is watching over me. He is in charge and I realized I just needed to turn it over to him and go with the flow. I don't know what made me finally let go and relieve myself of my burdens, but I did.
Then today things really were put in perspective for me when Tara, Oby and Chloe dropped by for just a minute. Chloe was tired from her ABM therapy however, mom had to have her show off for us a little bit. Tara laid Chloe on her back onto the carpet. Tara then bent Chloe's legs so that her little feet were planted on the floor, grabbed her ankles to brace them and said "Push Chloe Push" Chloe pushed and scooted her little body back along the carpet. I could not believe it. I told her to do it again so Papa could see and she did it again.
This truly amazed me. I can't put into words how it took me back. I was in a little shock. I don't think anyone here with us even noticed that this blew me away. It was one of those things that happen and you cannot express what is going on in your head.
This little girl has never since birth pushed back or given any kind of resistance when we have pushed on her feet and here she is scooting back on the floor, when told to do it. She has never rolled over, sat up, crawled. I think she will. We have been praying for this for 2 years. This small action has given us so much hope. Well she has been doing many more things, but this is the first I had experienced.
Oby and Tara have sold their Trailer and Truck to pay for this treatment for Chloe, another action that puts things in perspective.
That's what life is, perspective. It's all how we look at it, how we handle what comes our way. I have known that for a long time yet somehow I still get caught up in what doesn't really matter.
I have to remember the scripture: "Be still and know that I am God."
I stole this picture from Tara's blog. It's my two little sweeties playing together. I would have to say they are two of the cutest little girls I have ever seen. They really do love each other.
Izzy and Chloe.
4 years ago