Childlike Wonder with Hope and Love

In the month of May, I committed to sharing posts from others that have encouraged, inspired and challenged me. Today, I am sharing my dear friend Gayl’s recent post that brought a song to my heart from my childhood. Her post so blessed me and had me dig into Scriptures and pray these Scriptures over myself and others. May God multiply His blessings to and through you also, through the words of encouragement He gave Gayl to share with us all.

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Childlike Wonder with Hope and Love


As if on cue, Bettie shared an old post of hers with me to encourage me, just as I had been praying about using the month of May to share others’ posts to encourage you, while I take a break from public writing. May Bettie’s post bless your heart as it did mine today.

Four and a half years.  That’s how long God asked me to stay with a Doctor who treated me as if I did not know my own body, as if I was somehow less than his other patients, as if these reactions and side effects were my own fault.    

As the results of more thorough testing are coming in this week, and appointments are being scheduled with new specialists, my heart had to ask the questions:

Why didn’t You send me to different Specialists in the first place, Lord? I heard You specifically asking me to stay with that Doctor who refused to listen to me. How could that be YOUR guidance?

Come read the Lord’s response to Bettie and the encouragement He gave her heart: