I had an experience recently and I decided to share it because I want to remember it in all its horror and all its light. I don't want to forget it and I want my children to be aware of their Mother's weaknesses--as well as her strengths and the tremendous love that I believe God has for each of us.
I was in a recent situation that shook me to the core and put me in a body trembling panic. It still makes me shudder to think about it. I didn't know what to do...and I said those exact words over and over and over until finally out of desperation I dropped to the floor on my knees and began to pray. I stayed on my knees sobbing to God...BEGGING Him to tell me what to do--how to fix the situation right then. I knew it was a situation that most likely could not be fixed right away but if anyone could tell me how it could be done, it would be God.
I cannot adequately express my thoughts and feelings in that dark moment, but I can say that with humility shown, peace came into my heart. An idea of how I should proceed came into my thoughts and I then had the impression to read my scriptures. When I randomly opened them to a page my eyes went to a highlighted verse in the Book of Mormon in Mosiah 2:24 that said, And secondly, he doth require that ye should do as he hath commanded you; for which if ye do, he doth immediately bless you;
I immediately knew what I had to do and just like the scripture promises...I was immediately blessed.
I am so grateful for a loving God that hears and answers prayers. I know that He is aware of me and He knows the pain and fears that I have...and that He is there to comfort me...and bless me with strength to overcome. I am so so grateful.
+I don't normally write religious posts. It's not that I feel insecure about doing so, I just simply think I refer to my beliefs just by being myself. My religion is intertwined with who I am in every sense--so if you do want to know more about what I believe and what makes this girl drop to her knees in prayer...you can go here.