I apologize if you're getting sick of me talking ambiguously about my Life lately, but really, if you think about it...this is MY blog. What else would I write about?
You know what Life has taught me lately?
1) That Heavenly Father is mindful of me, especially through the hard times.
B) That Heavenly Father has a friendly sense of humor. Oh yes!
iii) That when I keep a positive outlook despite the twists in the road, Heavenly Father blesses me with... well... exactly what I need, even if it's far from what I thought I needed.
He knows what I need and what will make me happiest. He is the author of the greatest kind of happiness. Perfect happiness. So, yes, I will give my all to him.
Isn't it funny how things have a way of working themselves out? Well no, things don't just "work themselves out" truly. Heavenly Father works them out, when we are doing our best. Yes, there are those moments when my little shoulder devil demands, "Me! Me! Me!" But OH how beautiful when he doesn't get his way and something far greater comes along, bringing with it even a moment of simple, inexpressible happiness.
To be unambiguous, so as not to drive you insane, my Life has been full of the ups and downs of dating, a new and daunting calling in my ward, the endless monotony of summer, the anticipation of beginning my senior year, etc. etc. Oh yes! The ride has been exceedingly bumpy lately.
But, you know what? Now, more than ever before, I know that Heavenly Father is looking out for me. Those blessings he gives me, even the ones disguised as trials, are for my personal growth and strength. How I let them change me, for better or worse, is 100% up to me. Gratefully, I have been blessed with a knowledge of The Way = our Savior, Jesus Christ. As my dear bishop says, "Every other way, any other way is madness."
So if, like the Lindsay of the the past two weeks, you find yourself stuck or lost or lacking spiritual or emotional strength, I would refer you to prayer and my favorite book = Every answer you need, especially the ones you may not know you need, are accessible to you through prayer and the scriptures.
Life really is beautiful
And we are so blessed!