Ever since I had my first child, my life has been turned upside down. What was once easy for me, became relatively hard. I have experienced really hard times in my relationship with God. I am not sure if that is normal for everyone, but for me it became my new normal. A couple years ago though, I decided that I had enough of my new “normal” and began to push into God like I hadn’t in years. I have been steadily growing in my relationship with Him once again.
Towards the end of 2011, I felt God really putting on my heart to change the order of my life. He showed me that I wasn’t truly putting Him first in all things. I was attempting to, but He wanted more. So, the last two weeks of December, I went off facebook completely. I rearranged my life some. I also began getting up earlier in the morning to put bible study and prayer first. This has been a huge struggle for me as my children still do not sleep well every single night. My three year old in particular likes to wake most nights and keep me awake. I press on.
You see, I believe when we put God first in all things, that everything will fall into place. It doesn’t mean life will be easy. No, hard times will still come, but they will be easier to get through. God will give you strength in your journey.
Listen for His gentle whispers to you. What is He asking of you today?