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sadinholland
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Just wanted to share.I get these "Thoughts for the Day" and this one I wanted to share with my friends here.....Cindy, It may look familiar to you. :)

The Whisper of God

Thought for the Day: “We all go through difficult times. How we deal with the tough times when they come and how we make it through is all part of a learning experience. The good news is that God is with you, comforting you, and walking with you as you go through the difficult periods. Once through your difficult time, take what you have learned, find someone in need, and help comfort them the same way that God helped comfort you.” I hope you have a wonderful day today my friends!

“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God” (2 Corinthians 1:3-4 NIV)

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cindysuetoyou
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I've always believed in God, I've always trusted Him. I grew up in a home filled with faith and love of God. Even through all this with David, it doesn't change how I feel about God or towards God. It doesn't mean that I like or am okay with what is happening with David. I can cry my head off and be heartbroken and grief stricken and terrified and still be okay with God. He understands...His Son died too. He knows what I am feeling. God has nothing to prove to me....He proved it all a long time ago when His Son was nailed on a cross. I feel like God is close to me all the time, walking this walk with me, sharing my grief.

I only know this life here and now and I love this life. I had dreams and plans and hopes and expectations for David and his life. But I also believe in eternity and I believe it will be a lot better than this life. I hope and pray that David doesn't die, but if he does, I know that I will see him again some day and it will be in a much better place. These aren't just nice religious words to me...this is my rock solid, concrete, unshakeable belief. I know I cry and carry on and write sad stuff on this site, and I'm sorry that I do so much of that. But even when I do carry on like that, I still know, deep down inside, where my help comes from and where my hope is based. And I know that eternity will be better. But right now, this life is pretty painful. And this life is still right where I am at. :)

Love and blessings,
Cindy

sadinholland
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Joined: Apr 2011

Oh Cindy I never meant for you to take it that I felt you don't have a strong belief in God! I can tell you do. As a matter of fact I draw a lot of my strength from you. I am so so sorry you took it that way. I too have a strong belief and I too get down and cry and worry and get scared about all this. By no means didi I mean to make you feel that I meant that your faith wasn't strong or where it should be. I was only trying to spread some encouragement as you have for me and so many others so many times. I am so very sorry you thought otherwise. I really didn't mean any harm.

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cindysuetoyou
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Oh, I didn't take it that way at all! That's one of the few negatives about this site...attitudes and feelings don't come across the right way sometimes. I didn't say anything in my post with a defensive attitude at all and I didn't in any way, shape or form take anything that you said as being critical of me or anything like or questioning my faith or my belief. I was just really touched by what you said and I was agreeing with you about the goodness of God and sharing what He means to me.

I feel bad that I don't talk more about what I believe but I am not always the best representative of what a Christian should be. I'm weak and I stumble and fall down a lot. And I make bad choices and swear at non-dog nurses sometimes....ugh! But I try to get back up and head in the right direction....

Please don't feel that any harm was done. I'm glad that you shared your thoughts and that beautiful Scripture. I totally agree with you and I didn't take your post wrong at all. :)

Love and blessings always!!!
Cindy

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cindysuetoyou
Posts: 508
Joined: Dec 2009

I re-read my post and I see how it could come across the wrong way. I should have started with a little explanation, like how much I liked your post and agreed with it. Instead I just jumped in and started talking about how I love God....I was still in the hospital with David and I was writing fast and not really thinking about how it sounded....I'm sorry!

We're good, right? :)

Love and blessings,
Cindy

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