Monday, October 09, 2006

Do you feel this way?

Our kids were watching the Incredibles on my laptop yesterday, but stopped midway through. Last evening, Susie and I were having a "Sunday Sit-Down" to plan for the week ahead. We were realizing what a crazy week it's going to be. I opened my laptop and this was the frame where the movie was paused. I turned to her and said, "This is how you feel." She said, "Exactly."

Do you ever feel this way? It's a Monday!

1 comment:

Suzette Lyons said...

Well it's Tuesday, but yeah I feel just like that. I want to live beyond myself, but this all seems like too much. I worry that I will mess it all up (like the lines from The Cat in the Hat: "I can fan with the fan while I bounce on the ball. But that is not all. Oh no, that is not all..." and "Then we saw all the things fall."

I think about the times that I have felt like this before and I totally crumbled under the stress and what a mess - but I kept going and didn't give up and some how God worked throught the situation and did some really amazing things. How does He do that?

Last weekend we watched "Finding Nemo". Since then I have been humming Dori the fishes little tune "Just keep swimming, swimming, swimming."

Some times I am frustrated that God has not given me much ability. But he granted me this: I can't see any alternative except to stick to it. I can pray and try not to mess things up too badly and trust that God knows what He is doing. That He will continue what He has started until it is complete. That He will use all of this for my good and hopefully for my family's good. He has before so why not now?

I like the Tuesday clip from the sermon. I will print it out and read it, but usually with stuff like that by the time I am done it will be way old so I may not comment.