Having strong faith has always been important to our family. A few years ago our family went through a very difficult situation. A lot of tears and many struggles, but also prayers that God would strengthen us as a family and help us get through this. God tells us that he will never leave us, and He doesn’t. He is always there for us even in our most difficult times. If we think He is not, it is because we have turned away from Him thinking we can handle it on our own. God already knows what we need, and He knows what is in our heart – we just have to trust Him and turn it completely over to Him. Only then can you find the peace and comfort that you need.
I think that we forget that sometimes as parents even though we had struggles. We also had many blessings during this time. God gave us family, friends, and our church family who loved us, encouraged us, prayed for us every day. That meant the world to us and helped us move forward. God also blesses us with the avenue of prayer, that we can talk to Him anytime and share things that we can only tell Him and He hears us. The Bible tells us that we can do all things through Christ who strengthens us. Such a powerful verse! It is important to encourage others who are struggling and to not take things for granted in our everyday lives. None of us are perfect and we are going to make mistakes. God loves us and has a plan for each of us. We just have to trust in Him. Our faith is still strong, if not stronger than before. We are so grateful everyday for the many blessings that God gives us
Mac & Alexis