March 22, 2019 like a river


Good morning, DearHeart.

First, thank you for your prayers for Liv. They were felt so strongly. Holly told me last night that yesterday, before, during, and after Liv’s surgery was the most ‘at peace’ she has felt through this. We agreed it was because of the ARMY of prayers that drew God’s presence close. We felt that-we felt Him. Her surgery went well and now we wait for healing so her brain and her eyes can sync her focus. Our hearts are so thankful for you.

So, as I’m getting still a few minutes this morn to whisper our thanks to The Most High God, my mind is filling immediately with needs of friends:

• A  very dear co worker awaiting tests on his lungs and a diagnosis and surgery.

• A nephew serving in the military in another country

• More than one friend who is suffering the loss of a child, oh, Dear God hold them tight and steady

• A single mom desperately needing a car

• Just the pressures that needle us and overwhelm my loves

My people. Your people – in varied roles and stages of life – with dire needs. And yet, this morning the only words I could speak were, “Jesus help them!” The words no sooner out of my mouth, I began to sing …

“When peace like a river, attendeth my way,

When sorrows like sea billows roll

Whatever my lot, thou hast taught me to say

It is well, it is well, with my soul

It is well

With my soul

It is well, it is well with my soul.”

The melody so familiar and comforting as the truth, and power, of those words flood my being like a balm. And, I turn the pages where the truth comes, the truth of His Word –

“Listen to my voice in the morning, Lord. Each morning I bring my requests to you and wait expectantly.” (Psalm 5:3, NLT)

“I rise early, before the sun is up; I cry out for help and put my hope in your words.” (Psalm 119:147, NLT)

“Let me hear of your unfailing love each morning, for I am trusting you.” (Psalm 143:8, NLT)

In the morning, we can rise to meet with Him. In the stillness and calm, before the clamor and busyness of the day, He is waiting for us. And, He reminds me He is ever-present, ever-merciful, delivering … pouring His grace into our every moment.

Thank you, Father.

Wake up.

Feel His presence.


About lewis3sunz

I am a blessed woman. Wife, daughter, mother of 3sunz, sister, author of 'Spirit Move Me: Memos to you that sway with the Holy Spirit', Jesus loving Oklahoma girl, I love exploring truth, early morning is my favorite time of day, teacher/trainer, lover of books and news and fascinated with butterflies, extreme right brained pondering creature; enjoy helping others find meaning, tap into their own inspiration and intuition to work more effectively, and overcome struggles and the rising and falling of life in the everyday grind and in small business/micro business worlds. Blessed with the crazy notion, the wild-eyed foolishness, and the madcap belief in the simple idea that I might help one to make a decision that makes a difference in the world . . . as stated by Ralph Waldo Emerson’s famous quote…“To know one life breathed easier because you lived, this is to have succeeded.” I get to use my small business background as a former owner of a Flower Shop and Hallmark Store and former co-owner of Disability Specialists, LLC, to help folks build dreams. I hold a M.Ed with emphasis on Adult Training and Education. I’d love to get my Doctorate in Educational Leadership . . . someday. My work centers on the belief that inside each of us lives a mesmerizing soul waiting to be revealed. Every day we can choose to trust the magic of our calling and take those unconventional moves to unlock an enchanted journey. I serve as Business and Industry Director and Business Development Services Coordinator at Canadian Valley Technology Center in Chickasha, Oklahoma.

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