Wednesday, October 05, 2005

Of lambs and God

Through God's will I am provided great opportunities. At work, I create. I take a design that I or someone else made, make finishing touches, and implement it. Sometimes I design and implement everything down to the last detail, other times other people come in and work on certain features. I can have a powerful effect on the task at hand, but without the gifts I am given from God it would not be possible.

At home, I have a wonderful family. We each have our own special features... God created each one of us before we were even conceived, from the overall design to the tiniest detail. We were all designed to be together. He had no help, and the result is exactly what he intended when he started out. There are no bugs, nothing unintended. It's not for us to understand why certain aspects of each of us seem short of perfection, it is what He meant to do and what He has a plan for.

I cannot change the plan that God has, nor do I want to, although I have to admit sometimes I forget that. When I see something that seems negative I want to fix it. I don't want anyone in my family to have to live with anything short of perfection. However, God knows exactly what he is doing, and I need to have faith that He will provide everything that each of us needs to deal with any difficulty we have in life. For all of these things that God has provided I am happy and thankful.


Unknown said...

Amen! He has provided us in so many ways and I am so thankful for each and everyone of them. Great post honey, I love you

Anonymous said...

Preach it brother, Preach it . .

Good word and much easier to say than to believe .. at least for me. I find it is hard to put into action and apply these truths that I know intellectually.

Thanks for sharing what you are learning.


Anonymous said...

I am glad to finally find your website. I have printed many of the pictures for Mother so that she can be in on this...
Both of these girls are a treasure! I looked at the NOAH site for ocular albinism, and found lots of useful info about the many facets of this condition. As an educator, I am interested in how the reading issues can be addressed, and I know that she will get the support she needs. I will certainly help with the latest research.
Even with the challenges that Madison will face, she will have extra blessings as well.
I am thankful to God that you are such great parents. I am very proud of both of you.
Aunt Carol

Aaron said...

I can't say it any better...

Isaiah 26:4
“ Trust in the LORD forever, for the LORD, the LORD, is the Rock eternal. ”

Copyright (C) NIV.

Anonymous said...

I am sooo proud of you, Christopher. I never wanted to change anything about you and it's good to read over your words of wisdom. You've taught me a lot. Love ya,
aka "Papa Joe" yeah!
P.S. I'm also reminded of a time you (5 yrs old) were running around in the back yard singing "Great things happen...when God mixes with man"