Light has begun to break forth from the darkness. In the midst of the anger, sorrow, numbness, and feelings of betrayal glimmers of hope have been granted. I've been praying the last couple of days asking God to be gracious to our family. I would not have said this earlier today but tonight I can see the ways He indeed has been gracious to us.
Through a sweet friend who brought us meals and took away our dirty laundry The Lord has been gracious to us.
By providing a last minute sitter so that we could be encouraged, heard, loved on and even laugh with our CG God has been gracious to us.
For a couple of hours outside in great weather with friends even though heavy hearted God has been gracious.
For texts and emails from friends who are praying for us God has been gracious to us.
Remembering that God Himself is fighting for us God has been gracious to us.
Through a gal who had eyes to see and send an email God has been gracious to us.
There is still a very thick fog and intense emotions but today there is hope and for that God has been gracious to us.
I know The Lord will provide for us in the upcoming weeks and even months. Things will eventually slowly but surely return back to normal. The normal may have to change but even if so The Lord will provide.
For the Lord is good; his steadfast love endures forever, and his faithfulness to all generations. (Psalm 100:5 ESV)
This feels more true today than it did yesterday. The Lord is indeed being gracious through the storm.