Everything that is happening in our lives has already been plan out by God and to me a lot of times is hard to accept!! In my head a lot of things pop up from my past and it hits me hard why did I go through that and I could have changed this or that. But I have to remember what's in the PAST is the PAST. God wants me to learn from it and move forward, and hopefully not let it happen again. The other day we went to an out reach in an unfamiliar place and it was great to hang out and help with some of the activities. The kids were cute wanted their picture taken and a lot were starving for a affection. I was really happy we were able to go and help. I hope to do more and be able to actually give testimonials, and be able to share what God has in store for me and what he's already done for me. Well we'll see when that day will come. Welp gotta get going just wanted to pop in again and express what I was feeling at the moment, I might come back again later. Take care and God Bless.
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Sunday, August 22, 2010
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
The past and current month has been a rough one. The day after my birthday I found out one of my good friends from San Diego had died. She was a really good friend to me, a mom of 7 children, and a child of God. She was the person that kept me going to church and helped me keep my faith while going through some of my issues. I know she is doing well and is at peace up in heaven. I pray for her family to also be at peace and know she is watching down on them.
Well on lighter terms my husband and I have decided to do the radical experiment transformation. Our Pastor decided to challenge our church to a 21 day transformation. To do the uncommon and letting God lead the way in everything I do. I struggle with this all the time, and I know many of us all do. But honestly it's usually not what God wants from us. Sunday was our start date, and my husband and I started actually on Monday. We still haven't really committed to doing it religiously we let a lot of the worldly things still interrupt our time with God, which included using the internet, watching TV, and playing video games. Even today as I'm writing this I was tempted with watching TV, but I stopped myself (or God, b/c the TV happened to go blank as I was trying to change channels) and continued to type. God wants to know that I making this time for him, spreading his word about Jesus dying for our sins and that we are forgiven!!! It's amazing to think of it that he forgives us for each time we lie about something, or whatever sin we have committed as long as we believe in him and give our lives to HIM. I've been challenged with that for my family to forgive. It's honestly hard to forgive but God wants us to be more like him and to use his patience and grace to handle situations. So as we step in this 21 transformation my goals are to:
- Pray for the entire world
- Read through the entire word
- Sacrifice my money for a specific purpose
- Spend your time in another context
- Commit your life to the church
We started reading in the book of John on Monday, and we hope to return to being committed as we first started. Wish us luck and I'll keep you updated in God's Glory!
Take care and God bless.