Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Thankful Thursday

 Unsure what I will do next here. I know I have a plan to leave the other social media sites permanently. Nothing there but spewing hatred for those of us who do not think like the  masses. Lies and fact checkers. Fact check this, God is the One who is in charge. No matter what your news tells you, no matter what a celebrity thinks and  what anyone else believes . God is always and forever. I am so thankful for Him. Romans 16:26

I never, in the worst nightmares, ever thought I would live to see such insanity.  The handful of people I visit, have been kind and caring. Others fall off the grid because they do not like my thinking. My faith is number one in my life. If I put God anywhere but at the top of my life, I fail and I fail terribly. I worked with so many non believers throughout my life.  I use to feel sad and then I reread God's Word which tells me if I share my story, or my faith and those I share with do not want to hear it, then I need to walk away. I am thankful God is in charge. That job is way too big for anyone else to manage. Proverbs 19:21

I know a lady, who has a kind heart but she thinks she is going to save the world. Nope, that is a one man job. His name is Jesus and He died on the cross for all the world. But all the world does not know Him. I know one thing, you can not say you love God and go along with things of the world.  His life is forever. He paid the price with His precious blood. I am not forcing anything on anyone, I am simply speaking what I know to be truth. This world is filled with so many lies,  but as long as I have lived, I know God listens. I know Jesus walks alongside of me. I have been to the darkest places with my health, with loss, with difficult roads I have traveled. No one but God pulled me up and out of the darkness. I am thankful to Him for my life which is nothing spectacular, but it is the life He gave me. Colossians 1:17

I wish I could share every single time God pulled me up from despair. Recently, I asked for prayer for myself. I Knew I would eventually need catarac surgery. I have had horrible vision from the time I was in the 4th grade. so when I had my eye exam this week, the doctor said, Good news, although Fred and Frank "my floaters") are residing in your eyes, you have no sign of cataracs. He was probably the coolest eye doc I have seen since Dr. Wetzig. Dr. Wetzig was the son of my grandmother's eye doctor. Unfortunately, when my grandmother lost her eyesight to detached retina,  there was not a whole lot they could do for it.  I know because my friend's sister has a detached retina and she sees her eye specialist regularly. Today it is still a really difficult problem but there are some things that can prolong your vision. The young doctor I saw last year claimed I was getting cataracs. Where they went or if they were even there, I will not know. But I know God calmed my soul and He heard the prayers of all of you who prayed. Instead of catarac surgery I will get some pretty new frames. I am thankful for all who prayed and appreciate each one of you. 1 Peter 3:12

I don't really want to leave here, a few of my relatives I keep in contact with , encourage me to keep blogging. But I am not sure with all the sadness happening everywhere in our world if I will feel up to it. Somedays, I get up and I pray. I listen to the bible on an app. I read my bible. I pray. I look up at the clock and it is time for my sweetheart to come home. 1 John 5:15

Isaiah 42:9

I pray for him everyday because he is in a tough situation. He workds really hard and they are really busy. With everything going on, neither one of us takes anything for granted. We don't know if we will be here tomorrow or if the job will be there.  So we take life, one day at a time.  we thank God for sticking to us like glue. Otherwise we would be part of the messy world trying to recomcile our lives by the world's standards. No thank you and ever thankful for still having some common sense and logic. 2 Peter 2:2=3

The bibles warns how the last days there will loved ones turning against us. I see it already. So I am grateful to stay close to God and not worry about this world, because my opinion of it does not matter. God will take care of it all in His own time. Thankful He is here and will never leave us. Matthew 10:21-42

Thankful Thursday I am thankful to know everyone over here. Good people and pets, who truly care.


Martha Jane Orlando said...

I, for one, and I'm sure there are many who follow you, Anne, who would be so sad if you choose not to continue blogging. Your posts are always uplifting and your message today is absolutely inspiring. I do hear you about social media being the pits - I quit Twitter eons ago and stopped Facebook a year or so back. Too depressing and divisive, I agree. But we mustn't lose heart - God is large and in charge, and we can depend on Him to one day set this world right.
Know I will pray for you and whatever decision you make, my friend.

The Feminine Energy said...

Awwwww.... I'm so so sorry you're encountering such negativity online. I left "social media" awhile ago, as I was noticing the same type of arguing. But I don't find blogging in the same category as social media. Social media, to me, is Facebook & Twitter & Instagram and that sort of thing. Blogging is just... well... me "talking". So I don't find it anywhere close to the type of thing that Facebook is. That Facebook is toxic!!! Ughhh!!! That's why I left it. Perhaps involve yourself in blogging only, Anne, both writing your posts and also visiting other blogs & leaving comments. I think you'll find it rather enjoyable... and then leave the true "social media" stuff behind. Wishing you well~ Andrea xoxoxo

messymimi said...

If you want to just blog about the things you love and the things you do, i will read. If you feel that's too much, please know i understand but i will miss you.

Your witness is beautiful and i thank you.

Sandee said...

I dumped social media a long time ago and it was the best thing I ever did. I'm at peace.

Have a fabulous Thankful day, Anne. Love you. ♥

Brian said...

We dumped most social media except for Facebook the only reason we keep it is there is a handful of friends from years back that I keep in touch with there, otherwise I rarely visit Facebook since it's a nasty place too. Thanks for joining our Thankful Thursday Blog Hop!

Louca por porcelana said...

I love your adorable blog and the Bible verses you share.Your posts Always help me. Thank you so much. Love your clever and smart good humor too. Have a blessed day. Maristella.