Sometimes, this is all I know to do…

Is anyone among you suffering? Then he must pray. Is anyone cheerful? He is to sing praises. - James 5:13

Friday was a flat-out terrible day.

I heard that the IH I've been blaming my troubles on for 3 years now is not actually the culprit for the issues I'm facing... you know, the hardest issues. No, instead I have a neuro-degenerative brain disease. Don't know which one yet, but I mean does it really matter?

Neuro. Degenerative. Brain. Disease. Seriously. Seriously??

What do you do with the rest of your day after that news? Then I realized that whatever disease this is, I've been living with it for 6 years already. I honestly didn't know how to begin to process and feel what I needed to process and feel.

There were only two things I knew to do. I think it's often the only thing to be done on days like Friday.

The first was prayer. I alerted my warriors and rallied my brothers and sisters.

And then... then I had to praise. And we all know by now what type of praise is my favorite. So here is the song that I sang on Friday afternoon. May it remind you, as it reminded me to sing it, that praise is the best weapon when we're stuck on Friday.

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Heavenly Father, please accept my praise. Though You slay me, yet I will trust You. Though You ruin me, I will bless your name. In Jesus' Name, Amen...


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May God Bless You,

Shelly

4 Comments on “Sometimes, this is all I know to do…

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  2. Shelly,
    Can't imagine how hard this must be - but love the fact that you turn to prayer and praise at this time, and everytime. Such a great reminder for all of us.
    Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.
    Blessings,
    Fiona

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