Friday, February 17, 2017

Weak


Prayer is a confession of one's own unworthiness and weakness. 
Mahatma Gandhi

"This prophet was a young boy, unimportant, without money or influence, why would God use him as his servant?"
I asked this questions to my young Primary students at church. They agreed that he was no super hero. 
"But, he prayed, and God answered his prayer."



"God answered my prayer when I prayed that my brother would behave so that Daddy would keep reading to us. He heard me because my brother quit wrestling and being loud."



   The weak among us often confound the able, those  empowered by popularity and wealth. The elderly display meekness when they sing with gusto and lack of self-consciousnness at our weekly sing-a-long at the care home. They are fully aware of the physical limitations they must endure but choose to live out loud.
  The child shows us how to love without guile and reserve. How I love their antics! They bring me such joy. 



   Weakness is my companion on some days. When arthritis kidnaps my strong knees and leaves me unstable I try to remember that I am more than what I look like. In my weakness I can be strong. And the glory is God's who strengthens and sustains me every day.




 I have been writing with the Five Minute Friday Group for more than two years and I really enjoy the talented writers 

3 comments:

  1. hello sister
    as yes. weakness of our frail human bodies. it makes me frustrated, but I realize how much greater his strength is then mine in these days. thank you for your FMF post.

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  2. Amen! In Our weakness we can indeed be strong!

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  3. Yes, I love how God uses the weak to display his strength. It's comforting to know when we feel weak that his power can still work through us.

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