“Father, if you are willing, please take this cup of suffering away from me.
Yet I want your will to be done, not mine.” Luke 22:42 NLT
The day bubbled with excitement. Family and friends from miles around gathered with both their presence and their gifts. It was wedding day.
I always had a strong will, a desire to “get what I wanted”. It often created internal turmoil. Wedding day and its subsequent gift opening were no different.
Paper ripped. Ooo’s and ahhh’s filled the air. A cooler, towels, and cookware were revealed. Silverware was as well. I look back at the generosity and can certainly say, “We were blessed.”
But there was one gift that didn’t fit my trivial desire…
Today I’m humbled and honored to join Betsy de Cruz at Faith Spilling Over as we worship Almighty God with words. If you’d like to read the rest of the story, amble on over to Betsy’s place by clicking here. We’d love to have you!
Linking with Intentionally Pursuing, Purposeful Faith, Testimony Tuesday, Jennifer Dukes Lee, Holley Gerth, Counting My Blessings, & Dance with Jesus.