Any guesses on what story this is from?
“The whole afternoon they sat in the drowsy warm dining-room. Mother read the Bible and Eliza Jane read a book, and Father’s head nodded till he woke with a jerk, and then it began to nod again. Royal fingered the wooden chain that he could not whittle, and Alice looked for a long time out of the window. But Almanzo just sat. He had to. He was not allowed to do anything else, for Sunday was not a day for working or playing. It was a day for going to church and for sitting still.”
Part 2 of 2
You can read part 1, Created for Such A Time as This, here.
This week, in my circle of influence, I have friends and family members who are dealing with joblessness, interminable work stress, illness, loss of independence as they reach their senior-senior years, stress and fears about the coming school year, divorce, raising their grandchildren, car troubles, job transitions, struggling businesses, being full-time caregivers, financial hardship, depression, addictions, and the list goes on and on. Add on top of that all that goes with this season of the coronavirus, Covid-19—the stresses, the worries, the instability, the fears, the heartaches, and the losses. How are we, who were created for such a time as this supposed to live up to this calling that God has put on our life? I already have so much on my plate just fulfilling the roles God has given me on a normal day. How do I add more roles and responsibilities? And what does that even look like?
Part 1 of 2
You can read part 2, Fulfilling Your Destiny in Such a Time as This, here.
It was one of those days. Earlier that morning, I had scanned through the news and read two or three articles to be up to date on current world and local events.
Hello! I am Dawnita Hall. Sometimes I need to put into words the things God is teaching me. This blog is my way of sharing those moments with you with the hopes that what God is using to grow and encourage me will also inspire you. Please, share your thoughts in the comment sections after each post. Let's make this a place where we work together to encourage each other to live inspired to be an inspiration.