Wednesday, September 14, 2005

THE SCROLL

I awoke to a gray, cloudy day in Ohio.

I fits my mood this morning.

I not only have concern for Peggy but for other family members.

My heart is full up and I had a cleansing cry.

I asked God to take my worries away and hold them for me.

I wrapped all of my concern and worry in a scroll and handed them to God.

Then, I did an interesting thing. I became engaged in a tug of war with God over my worries.

God had one end of the scroll, trying to take it away from me, while I held on to the other end of the scroll and would not let go.

I have found in life, one of the hardest things to do is to....

Let Go and Let God!

I DO NOT ASK FOR ANY CROWN BUT THAT WHICH ALL MAY WIN; NOR TRY TO CONQUER ANY WORLD.........

EXCEPT THE ONE WITHIN   ( Louisa May Alcott)

I Love You Today, Peggy!

I Miss You!

Mary Louise

5 comments:

siennastarr said...

Mary Louise,

I think we all have a hard time letting go, and letting God, at times.  I hope things turn out okay with your family.

My prayers are with you...as always.

Jackie

magogos said...

Letting go and letting God is really difficult, because we 'd rather have control over misery than over nothing, I think. You are all still in my prayers. Margo

wendy4145 said...

That was absolutly BEAUTIFUL Mary Louise!

Thank you for sharing that.
Love,
Wendy

psychfun said...

Ohhh boy! Do I struggle with him also! Sometimes I just wonder what the heck he is thinking & then other days I do understand better. It is difficulty. If there was one "person" I would love to have a conversation with (though not soon if I meant I had to die!) it would be with God! Someday I hope to just be able to ask him all the questions I have & then understand all & have that peace.

thebaabee said...

MaryLouise,
Prayers for you and your struggle.  I think the scroll is a great idea.  Love bunches LuAnne