In the last few days we have been able to spend time with many of our family and friends and we have been loved on, prayed over and blessed. We have been reminded over and over that "God does not give us a spirit of fear, but of POWER and of LOVE and of a SOUND MIND." 2 Timothy 1:7. We trust Him. Completely. One of the wonderful things spoken over my mom to comfort her was the scripture, "Peace, be still!" And the wind ceased and there was a great calm." Mark 4:39. As I write this now, I feel that peace. In days to come we will call on that peace. And when we feel the wind and the waves, as the storm starts to rise we will proclaim, "Peace, be still!"
The truth is God is preparing us all for battle. The war is all around us. We've ALL been "deployed". My mom decided the day she found out she had stage 4 cancer a few weeks ago that she only had 2 choices: to fight or to give up. She chose to fight. What do you choose? What is your battle?
"Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angles nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present nor things to come, nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the LOVE of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord." Romans 8: 37-39