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Thursday, May 28, 2009

I went to a Bible study this evening. And I walked away feeling better than I have in a very long time.

I couldn't be around large crowds for months because of my surgery. It had compromised my immune system. But I am better now and I am able to be around people again.

The ladies at the meeting are very kind women. Most are broken people, like me, trying to find their way to be whole again. Through God.

Two of the ladies sang a song this evening about how when we get to Heaven there will be no more pain no more sadness. I sat with my eyes closed and felt God's peace.

Since I was away from Church for so long I noticed things creeping in that I didn't like. I want to try to my best to be what God wants me to be.

It is hard at times , because sometimes I am drawn to things that aren't good. But I have a strong desire to serve God and turn away from all that does not please Him.

I feel like this Bible study is going to help me get back to the place I use to be.


Sending you all love...Nita

9 comments:

Just Joni said...

There's just a sense of peace in your words and they've nestled sweetly in my heart because it is always good to be reminded that we need to focus on pleasing God. Enjoy your bible study, it will nourish you...He'll see to it.

Blessings my friend, it's nice to stop by and get caught up ~

Laurie in Ca. said...

Sweet Nita,

It sounds like this Bible study is just what the doctor ordered for you. We are all broken people in one way or another so we truly are in good company sweetie. I am so happy that you found much peace in this place and I know you are moving forward in being all that God wants you to be. I love you. Have a wonderful weekend.

Love and Hugs, Laurie

kimberly said...

sounds like a peace filled time with people who are helpful....kind and striving for that very same thing.....help to live a life that is pleasing to Him.....i would love to find a place like this....something i am seeking!
hugs dear nita.
kimberly

Donna said...

Glad you're feeling better sweetie! Haven't been reading the blogs much this week...I DO see your story though and can't Wait for a nice quiet Saturday to read it!!! Off again...Happy sleep!!!hughugs

Annette said...

I love you~
and I'm happy that your getting out and about. and yes it's true what you said about staying away from God, awful things will TRY and creep inside our souls, but you, being a strong faith woman will kick it to the curb. Your an amazing lady, so strong in faith, love, and kindness for all, and that's why I care about you so much my dear friend. I miss you when you haven't blogged for a while and get all happy when I see you have.
LOVE TO YOU!!
W/ A HUG =)
Annette

Annette said...

p.s.
I will read your story later with a glass of ice tea, when I can sit and enjoy it!
xoxoxoxox
Annette

The Feathered Nest said...

The thing about you Nita is you are precious....and you have the desire to be what God wants you to be....He is your strength and you know that, and you realize too that HE loves you totally and unconditionally ~ I'm so very glad that you enjoyed it, hugs and love, Dawn

A bird in the hand said...

I'm very glad to hear you found some peace at the Bible study group. You are already such a good person and you deserve the best.
I think of you very often.
xoxo

Patti said...

I am so pleased to hear you are going to bible study. I am sure it will help you feel the way you used to feel about God and Church. There have been so many things that have happened to you in the past that were tragic but God has always been there Nita. He always will be there for you. Reach out, he is there.

God Bless You
Hugs
Patti

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