Thursday, February 7, 2008

where did I put my glasses

I was late this morning because I couldn't find my glasses. For some reason they weren't where I thought I had left them the night before. I searched everywhere I could think possible for them but still couldn't find them. This meant everything would take longer to do cos I am approaching blind. My makeup brushes took longer to find, never mind the tiny earrings that I have been wanting to wear for a while.

Oh well looked like it would be contacts day i said to myself.

Off to the bathroom I went to try n get them in my eyes and guess what? one of them fell in the sink and hard as I tried, I just couldnt pick it out, it was gone for good and that was my last pair...................

Oh joy I was definitely going to be late don't matter how fast I got ready. But what good would it be to venture out to work of I couldn't see was needed. I asked my sister to come help me look for my glasses. So there we were on our hands and knees searching everywhere possible and just as I was about to loose hope, there they were under my pillow. Now how they got there is a mystery in itself but hey I could see.

So out of the door got into the car and off to work and as usual stuck in traffic. Normally I would get so agitated about waiting but not today, I reflect upon my morning fiasco. I realised how much I depended on my glasses, my whole world would come to a halt if I didn't have them unless God restored my sight.

Then that got me thinking of how broken a person I am, so in need of mending that I can not stand on my own. If for some reason I ever broke my legs I would appreciate the use of a wheelchair or some crutches.

But I haven't got broken legs, am just broken from within and I am so glad that I have Jesus to lean on while He puts me back together again piece by piece. He is not a crutch.... no He is the bone in my leg, the very reason for my being.


Maua said...

Don't we sometimes leave Jesus outside our lives only to realise we can not function without Him?

joyunspeakable said...

many times we do..funny thing he still remains there hoping we can turn to him...

there is no help in man or thing or friend. our only hope is in the name of the Lord. Paul said that some will barely enter heaven...for most of the time i feel like this....sometimes i shudder when i see what i think, what i plan, what i wish for in my life...its never consistent with the will of God.....never..

ROM 7:24-25
24 Oh, what a miserable person I am! Who will free me from this life that is dominated by sin and death?
25 Thank God! The answer is in Jesus Christ our Lord. So you see how it is: In my mind I really want to obey God’s law, but because of my sinful nature I am a slave to sin.

charm said...

We cant make it on our own yet there is no better way of bringing this point home than trying it without Him. The free will notion grabs me because I think its a situation of have your cake and eat it. The owner of the cake in this case is God. He says' you can do what you want, I have given you the freedom to choose'. What is not covered is that really its not easy and once you choose to lean on Him there are no two ways to it-you either lean and win albeit feeling like you are losing out on all the worldly fun or go it your way and have it rough till the curtain drops on you. Isn't it a mystery that a person who has never known God can sail through life without much of the bruises?
Trully the narrow way is really narrow