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Prayer: Tuesday, December 1, 2020

𝐌𝐲 𝐩𝐫𝐚𝐲𝐞𝐫 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐢𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐟𝐢𝐧𝐝 𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐆𝐨𝐝. 𝐑𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐜𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐬, 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐬, 𝐝𝐢𝐬𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐨𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬, 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐟𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐬𝐞𝐞𝐦 𝐭𝐨 𝐰𝐞𝐢𝐠𝐡 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐝𝐨𝐰𝐧. 𝐆𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐜𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐆𝐨𝐝 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐇𝐞 𝐜𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐲𝐨𝐮.

You Are Going To Make It

I can remember a time when I started to believe the lies of the enemy. Satan whispering in my ear that I wasn’t going to make it and I wasn’t worthy to raise my kids. I mean I didn’t have a job, I had very little income coming in, and I couldn’t even afford to buy my children clothes. My daughter was battling cancer and here I was battling keeping a roof over our heads. Maybe, I was on the verge of failing, and it was best if I gave my children to their father.

One day as I drove to church I question God in my heart. I contemplated on just throwing in the towel when my daughter spoke up from the backseat of the car. “Mom,” she said. “I know why God has you as our mommy.” Tears began to fill my eyes when I heard her words. I said, “why.”  She said, “because He knew you would be the best for the job.”

God used my six-year-old daughter to answer the meditation of my heart.  He used her to dispell the lies of the enemy and to open my blinded eyes. I can do all things through Christ Jesus. No, we didn’t have a lot but we had enough. My children were happy and they never complained. My landlord was always understanding and never threating to evict me. God was truly sustaining us in the midst of it all.

That was when I stop questioning and started being thankful. That’s when God opened up doors for additional income, my daughter made it through her battle, and seven years later I have recovered all that I lost.

I encourage you to just hold on to God’s unchanging hand and praise Him for sustaining you.

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