2/16/10

WHY?

There are so many things I don't understand, and this morning when I picked up a devotional I had started reading last year but never completed, these words by Marilyn Morgan King spoke right to my heart.  I'd like to share them here in case anyone else can relate to my ever questioning mind.

Some hard questions are shrouded in mystery
too deep for human minds to understand;
the hidden answers aren't meant to be unlocked
until the soul is ready to see life whole.
Every good thing has its shadow
and every dark night is the back side
of a new day waiting to dawn.

25 comments:

  1. I have done that. Stopped reading a devotional for awhile and then picked it back up later and the words on the page for that day were just what I needed for that moment. God just works that way in us

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  2. God does indeed work in mysterious ways doesn't He?? Great words there GGG. The work situation has not changed for the time being. We have been told that when they know what is going to happen, we'll be told, but til then we just have to sit tight and trust in the Lord I spose! xxoo

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  3. Perfect. It really makes me look at things in a different way. Thanks for posting this. I love it.

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  4. Beautiful, GGG. Thanks for sharing this.

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  5. Following from Friday Follow. Have a great weekend.

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  6. Following from the Friday Follow! Hope to see you at http://luvsjurn3.blogspot.com/2010/02/friday-follow_19.html soon!

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  7. beautiful, wise words. Following you from FF! Have a great Friday!

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  8. Hi there!

    Stopping by from FF to say hello.
    http://harrietandfriends.com

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  9. Hi There! I am participating in my first Friday Follow! I have a brand new blog-I hope you can visit! I now follow. Thanks!

    Bridgette Groschen
    The Groschen Goblins
    http://www.groschengoblins.blogspot.com/

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  10. Is it ok if someday I can be just like you? Read your last 5 posts, and I'm just grinning from ear to ear. Love you...following you now. Here from FF. Come by for a visit. We blog/vlog. Sometimes we are serious, often we are funny…hope it’s your cup of tea. Have a great day. Holly:)

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  11. I follow you from follow friday! I would love if you come follow my blog
    http://mylittlestgravesies.blogspot.com/
    Thanks!

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  12. Stopping by from Friday Follow to say Hi!
    I am adding you so I can come back & read more!
    Please stop by!
    http://extremepersonalmeasures.blogspot.com/

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  13. Happy Friday FOllow! I am now following you :)

    Melissa @ Life On Sunshine Street

    http://lifeonsunshinestreet.blogspot.com/2010/02/friday-follow-yummy-sandwiches.html

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  14. Following from Follow Friday. If this devotional wasn't enough to make me want to come back...your snowman was!! Love that you are still doing new things, so many of us just stop and do what is comfortable and "known"

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  15. New follower from Friday Follow!

    -Sarah
    www.minnesotamamasmusthaves.com

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  16. Stopping by to say hello with Friday Follow. Hope you have a fantastic weekend.

    Please stop by my new blog and say hello
    www.twolittlecavaliers.blogspot.com

    www.felissahadas.blogspot.com

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  17. from FF! have a happy weekend! Feel free to visit me here:
    Life Can't Wait and Up Now and What's Next

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  18. Fellow Friday Follower. Blessings!

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  19. I dropped by from Friday Follow… Nice to meet you… I’m your newest follower!

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  20. Judge not of men and things at first sight...................................................

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  21. Doesn't God work in wonderful and mysterious ways?? :)

    I stopped by to say thank you for entering my OWOH giveaway (I was giving away the custom tutu and the oatmeal soaps). Sorry it took so long for me to get back to you, there were over 200 entries! How exciting is that?? Well, I do love your blog so I'm a follower now! If you get a chance, check mine out and follow me if you like what you see.

    Sadie@
    nelliebugs-swaps.blogspot.com

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  22. Thank you for stopping at my blog, and I hope you enjoyed yourself. So we have things in common. How about that? So you transcribe also. How cool is that? Sometimes it's really interesting and others can put me to sleep. LOL Well, you have a good one & stop by any time. I'll be back!

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  23. Isn't it always so interesting how God knows just where you need to pick back up? Happens to me all the time...and that's when I realize what I have been missing.

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  24. I like that!! All in good time! Rachaelxo

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  25. What comforting words. I have been so concerned for Marie. I feel so badly that she has lost not only her job but her home as well. However, I know that God is with her. I hope that soon she will be able to find the bright side of a new day dawning for her and Todd.
    Thanks for the inspiring thoughts.
    Hugs, Lura

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