"Then those who feared the Lord talked with each other, and the Lord listened and heard. A scroll of remembrance was written in His presence concerning those who feared the Lord and honored His Name. 'They will be mine,' says the Lord Almighty, 'in the day when I make up my treasured possession. I will spare them, just as in compassion a man spares his son who serves him.'" Malachi 3:16-18
October 24, 2012: "I love the stillness of the house at this hour. I hear only the comfort of a gently simmering teapot. I am grateful for these days of relative peace, and I sense that these carefree days are numbered."
October 29, 2012: "I sit this morning in relative peace, while the entire east coast of this nation braces itself for the worst storm in its history. Lord, You are making a statement!"
December 4, 2012: "Since ancient times no one has heard, no ear has perceived, no eye has seen any God besides You, who acts on behalf of those who wait for Him. You come to the help of those who gladly do right." (Isaiah 64:3-4)
Caught in the seasonal whirlwind of Christmas preparation and Oasis catering, I was too busy to realize that the Lord was preparing me. Little by little He was breaking up the unplowed ground of my heart...making way for the sowing of new seed. He was also bringing comfort and reassurance. Mercy and Truth...Truth and Mercy... It was during this time that Henry received an email triggering events that would change our lives forever.