The Contrary Winds Are Ceasing

windI went to our Christmas service this evening which we had tonight instead of on Christmas Eve and it was simply beautiful! But before I left for church I felt like an opposing wind was pushing me (literally).

All during the ride the church and during service I felt this wind, but then God reminded me of the Words a prophet gave me saying “the contrary winds are about to cease”. As I sat in service, I literally felt the wind that was pushing me stop and I knew something that was opposing me was stopped.

By the time I got home, God caused me to see that the storm clouds are rising. God’s purpose is going forth just as he said. He is using one thing to bring forth another. God ways are past finding out. I’m just going to quietly watch. I had to announce it, but that is all. God is about to do the rest.

The contrary winds may be coming against you, but when God say for them to stop, they will stop.

Mark 4:39

New International Version (NIV)

39 He got up, rebuked the wind and said to the waves, “Quiet! Be still!” Then the wind died down and it was completely calm.

Missing My Mom

The other day after work, I took in an early evening movie and I went to see The Guilt Trip, with Barbara Streisand. You regulars know that I am movie lover. I love Barbara Streisand because not only is she a great singer, but she is also a talented actress.

The movie was just okay for me because *small spoiler alert* in the movie, her son just acted like he despised his mom (played by Barbara). Well the reason that I disliked that is because my mother is in heaven and I would give ANYTHING to have my mom here with me.

This week I have been a little bummed out and I really wish I had my mom to talk to. She would show me that unconditional love that only a mom could give you and I know she would encourage me as she always did. I am not romanticizing the memory of my mom. She was a rare gem. She live righteously and I never heard a profane word come out of her mouth EVER.  I was blessed with a special mom, with a voice like an angel who could have easily sang Opera. I miss her singing. Thank God she cut an ole school album back in the day and my former pastor found a copy and gave it to me.

My mom was my best friend. We had quite the connection. We prayed together and we thought alike. A lot of times she would say something that I was about to say or vice versa. So the movie I saw did not sit well with me.

If you still have your mom and you are not getting along, just imagine your life without her. It might change your perspective. I haven’t cried for my mom in years but the other day, I wish she could wrap her arms around me and comfort me. *tears* I also need that today.

Ephesians 6:2

New International Version (NIV)

“Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise—