Wednesday, October 04, 2006

Waiting Patiently. . .

To read about a real-life encounter with an angel, click on Courtney's Blog.

Summer has a similar story on hers too.

I LOVE it when the Lord reveals Himself to us in such sweet, wonderful ways. He must know we are all needing faith-building this week. It is so hard to see friends hurting!! Our sweet friend Christine has been in the PIT over the past couple of weeks. It is very hard to pray for God to heal and have to wait and wait and wait on His timing. But we all know that He is Faithful. He loves Christine and Matt and Jack, the Tyndalls and the Pinsons. He will never leave them or forsake them. He does hear our every cry to Him about precious Christine. He has provided her with this new team of doctors in Dallas who are hopefully as I write this finished with her procedure and she may finally get on the road to full recovery. We love you, Christine!! We love being available to help you and your family out during this time too. So many of us have talked about it and what a complete JOY it is to get to cook for your family, sit with you, keep Jack, or whatever we need to do. You are loved more than you know and you are prayed for multiple times each day (if not each hour of each day!!) I have no doubt that the same angels (if not Jesus Himself!) that Hayley and Ava have talked about this week are just as visible to your sweet Jack---especially during this time while you are away from him. As God is healing you, He is also providing your baby with a peace and a comfort we can't even begin to see or imagine! Praising Him for who He is and thanking Him in advance for answering our prayers for you! He's got you and has already begun to lift you out of the pit. We will be anxious to literally hear the new song He puts in your mouth, dear friend! May this time be used to bring others to fully know the Lord and His power and strength by seeing how He works in YOU!

WE LOVE YOU!!!!

Psalm 40:1-3
I waited patiently for the LORD; he turned to me and heard my cry. He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand. He put a new song in my mouth, a hymn of praise to our God. Many will see and fear and put their trust in the LORD.

5 comments:

Courtney said...

Amen!

Anonymous said...

Shelly-
I go to RHCC abd am friends with Tara. I stumbled on your blog by way of hers. I just had to say thank you for this post. I've had such a burden fr Christine and her family over the last couple of weeks and so glad to be reminded that there are so many joinng in prayer on behalf of her family. You said with such eloquence and compassion what I'm sure many of us would like to express to them...we love them and will do whatever we can to help, but ultimately we trust in the Healer to take away her pain.

Thanks again!
Allison

mindy tyndall said...

Shelly...thank you. Your post was such a blessing and just a reaffirmation to me that the Lord gives us just what we need. We felt the prayers and love of so many and I just thank you so much for being such a good friend and sister to my "angel girl". The Lord has worked in mighty ways in our family over the past several weeks, and we are thankful to Him for guiding us through some rough times. And to all you sweet sisters who love Christine so much, thank you for blessing her and caring for her. As her mother, I love to watch those blessings unfold.
Hugs!

Summer said...

Many prayers are going up on Christine's behalf all over Abilene as well. We love you and pray God's healing hand over Christine, as well as peace and comfort for Pinson/ Tyndall clan and especially for sweet Jack. We love you. . .

Giggi said...

Shelly, what a precious blog. I have been impressed by what amazing friends Christine has these past few weeks. Such a blessing to see how you all express such a deep faith & close walk with God. You are an example to everyone, both older & younger than you. We love our sweet Christine & are praying she gets to come home tomorrow & will begin to heal & feel better than she has in a long time! God is faithful. Thank you for your reminder that God & His angels are watching over her, Matt, & Jack. No matter how old your children are, that is always a sweet picture. Love, Kathy