Its all about the little things right? Those are the things that matter. The little smiles, the words of encouragement. Even something as simple as putting on a movie someone likes. Those little things to remind the person they are loved and encouraged.
I love how God does that for us.
I have gained almost 30lbs since my surgery just about 3 months ago. My body is reacting crazily to this massive weight gain. My breathing is haggard – not including what its doing to my asthma. My eating disorder recovery is being hampered. I have absolutely no brain power or energy. I am so officially not comfortable being me.
When I get like this? I complain – i mean check my twitter people.
I am in my valley. Each valley is so vastly different. But this valley is one of my mind. It sucks so majorly. I hate it.
But I am learning. Slowly but i am learning.
Its not about me. Its not.
Its about how I handle this situation and be that witness God has called me to be.
So here I am in this ….. sorry my brain is stopping ……… sucky situation. Wanting to cry and eat all the things. But I am gonna make the choice to seek out God.
Cause yeah – these times of trials suck. Majorly. But what matters is how we respond to those situations.
My kids see me and how I handle this. My husband, people at church, people online, people at walmart….everyone who sees me? In person or not? Sees a piece of Christ. So here I go making an effort to glorify God in everything.
I’m not saying I wont complain – cause people this sucks. Also? I am just a human being.
But what am I saying?
I will bring the focus back to where it belongs. God. Cause He is the only one that is gonna get me through. And those little things I talked about? God has a big book of them just for you. Heres one of those little reminders for you as I know I am not the only one who needs this: