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Friday, September 19, 2008

What A Day

I was going to title this post, Bitter Sweet, then Be Angry and Sin Not ,but as you can see I changed my mind.

Bitter because I had to spend my morning in court rehashing divorce preceding that for me seem to be going no where. It's amazing, the whole dynamics of marriage,divorce, love and how on the scale of life hate can so easily filter in. I sat there, watching lawyers, laughing, smiling, and initiating small talk and pleasantries with passerby that they knew. It was work for them, and my lawyer appeared to be enjoying his job. I scanned faces of couples who appeared to be going through the same thing I was going through. I'm sure the stories varied along with the emotions. There was no laughter, no smiles, and if any of them felt the way I felt the joy, for that hour was missing. My lawyer converse with his lawyer and it really irritated me. Not because of there conversation but the nerve of this man (husband) to want things and carry on as if I wronged him. Then I got angry. Angry because morals and infidelity have no place in a court of law. They don't care if the spouse was unfaithful the only thing they care about are your assets. Angry because I married him and after twelve years, don't know him at all.

Ephesians 4:26 Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath.

So we stand there bickering about the equity of the house and proof of credit card debt, and I am amazed because I honesty felt like I was doing him a favor. He cheated on me with someone I don't believe he ever stopped loving. I thought the right thing to do was to give him the freedom to be with her. Silly me. Simply amazed that he would stoop as low as asking for a glass table that he knows I gave to the Salvation Army. I felt like I was in a scene from Waiting To Exhale, and I'm in aw, the money doesn't matter, the principle behind it is what I find interesting. He wants to make me pay, monetary and emotionally. He wants to make me pay, as if I wronged him. I left the court house fuming. During my drive home I kept replaying it in my mind and telling the lord I was angry really, really angry. It's been about an hour, I feel better now.

Roman 12:19...Avenge not yourselves but rather give place unto wrath, for it is written, vengeance is mine, I will repay, saith the lord.


Sweet

Today is Tee's 19Th birthday. She is my blessing and gives me reason to celebrate. God's been good to me. He has blessed me with wonderful children. She inspires me and she'll always be my baby no matter how old she gets.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Let It Rain

Let the cries of love lost and tears of recent hurt rain down on the shoulders of those who created them

Let it rain

Let the rain of rejection and pain from sorrow nurture the soil that desperately needs it

Let it rain

Let it drench the flowers while feeding the needs of dry lands in deserted places

may it's sincerity bring cleansing

Inhibit no more

Hurting no more

Creating value in unbarring places washing away iniquities of the past

Will it's showers bring forth purpose of greater cause ?

Feeding the soil, reaching the roots, nurturing the branches that show signs of new life

Will the grass come back as green?

Will the lilies continue to sway in an ease that pleases the Father?

The one who nurtures the earth is He not the same one who nurtures the troubled soul?

As the showers of rain have purpose

Does not the flood of tears?

Doe He not wipe both away?

Let it rain

As the words of our Father leave drops on the soul

Covering the heart with a shield of love

Does not everything have purpose?

For when He has replenished to the ends of the earth will it not bring joy?

As yesterdays showers become puddles of child play

Does not the morning sun chase everything away?

I say yes

......Let it rain.......