Girls Write Out
Thursday, April 19, 2012
This is our grandson.  He's five month old. The doctor recently told his parents that Maddox needed to wear a helmet for about a month to protect the soft spot in his head.  It just melted my heart to see him in the helmet. Looks like a little football player, doesn't he?

It started me thinking how life sometimes gets in the way.  We're going along our merry way and then find out we need a helmet, or surgery, or insulin, or chemo.  These changes can be frightening, life-changing even, but they can be avenues for a new you, a better you.

I'm not talking about a Pollyanna attitude on the outside. I'm talking about a heart change where you allow God to encourage and strengthen you through the process and you learn to see the good in it.  After all, Romans 8:28 tells us He's working all things for our good.

Not always easy to do. Some days are frustrating as we adapt to a new situation, but we'll get through it one day at a time.

I don't know what you're facing right now, but I want you to know that God is with you every step of the way and He will see you through.  If you're struggling with a new situation or problem, ask your friends to pray for you. That's why we're all here, to encourage and help one another. If you'd like us to pray for you, just let us know! Sisters lift one another up!!

So enjoy your day, no matter what it brings, because God is with you!
Diann Hunt  
posted at 10:04 AM  
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7 Comments:
At 10:27 AM, Blogger jel said...

he is a cute~T~pie. :)


the helmet makes him look like the old time football player's.

 
At 12:23 PM, Blogger Kristin said...

He is just the CUTEST thing!! I love that picture. I love that you say not the pollyanna thing, which means ignoring the problem but looking to God. Amen sister!

 
At 12:44 PM, Blogger Colleen Coble said...

I just love this picture!!! He's the cutest, cuddliest baby ever!

 
At 1:45 PM, Blogger Diana said...

Diann I have been thanking God for all the things He has been doing for you and through you. Like that wonderful number 14!! I have been praying for a complete healing, complete energy!!! I love you so much and praise God for His mighty power.
Diana

 
At 1:46 PM, Blogger Diana said...

Oh and what a sweet sweet baby..you are so blessed!!!! Diana

 
At 1:08 AM, Blogger Hannah Alexander said...

That little darling looks like Grandma. I know she's a cutie. I've seen you grow through this, Di. Your strength gives us strength to the point that, when we should be strong for you, you're the one carrying us. God continue to be with you, dear, beloved friend.

 
At 10:36 AM, OpenID Diann said...

Thank you so much for the encouraging posts. I meant this blog to be about YOU not me, but you have blessed me just the same! I love you all!

 

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Kristin Billerbeck is a proud Californian, wife, mother of four, and connoisseur of the irrelevant. She writes Christian Chick Lit; where she finds need for most of the useless facts lulling about in her head.

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Colleen Coble

Colleen Coble writes romantic suspense with a strong atmospheric element. A lovable animal of some kind--usually a dog--always populates her novels. She can be bribed with DeBrand mocha truffles.

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Denise Hunter writes women's fiction and love stories with a strong emotional element. Her husband says he provides her with all her romantic material, but Denise insists a good imagination helps too.

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Diann Hunt writes romantic comedy and humorous women's fiction. She has been happily married forever, loves her family, chocolate, her friends, chocolate, her dog, and well, chocolate.

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Cheryl Hodde writes romantic medical suspense under the pen name of Hannah Alexander, using all the input she can get from her husband, Mel, for the medical expertise. For fun she hikes and reads. Out of guilt, she rescues discarded cats. She and Mel are presently taking orders from four pampered strays.

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