I just wanted to pop in quickly and say I’m so sorry I haven’t been posting lately.
The Cowboy & I lost his Mamaw recently and it’s been very hard on our family. The day before Easter was a blur for everyone, as we watched our sweet Mamaw slip away into God’s arms. She got to spend Easter Sunday in Heaven, can you imagine that? Celebrating Jesus’ coming back to life with all the angels in Heave! Even though times like these are often hard for those who are still here on Earth, and frustrating, I wanted to thank you so much to all of you who have prayed for us, and kept us on your hearts. Your prayers have meant the world to us. Throughout the past week and a half our Pepaw has constantly reminded us of the following passage. The other night before we all sat down to eat he read this passage out loud, he shared with us how this has been his “go to” scripture through all of this. I just wanted to share this with you tonight.
Psalm 30 (NLT)
1I will exalt you, LORD, for you rescued me.
You refused to let my enemies triumph over me.
2O LORD my God, I cried to you for help,
and you restored my health.
3You brought me up from the grave,a O LORD.
You kept me from falling into the pit of death.
4Sing to the LORD, all you godly ones!
Praise his holy name.
5For his anger lasts only a moment,
but his favor lasts a lifetime!
Weeping may last through the night,
but joy comes with the morning.
6When I was prosperous, I said,
“Nothing can stop me now!”
7Your favor, O LORD, made me as secure as a mountain.
Then you turned away from me, and I was shattered.
8I cried out to you, O LORD.
I begged the Lord for mercy, saying,
9“What will you gain if I die,
if I sink into the grave?
Can my dust praise you?
Can it tell of your faithfulness?
10Hear me, LORD, and have mercy on me.
Help me, O LORD.”
11You have turned my mourning into joyful dancing.
You have taken away my clothes of mourning and clothed me with joy,
12that I might sing praises to you and not be silent.
O LORD my God, I will give you thanks forever!
So no matter what you may be going through this week remember our Lord is a might one, and he will turn our mourning into dancing, isn’t that amazing?
PS. I love these joyful dancing photos of Mamaw, Pewpaw, and The Cowboy at our wedding!