A crossroad

Today was one of those days which define a crossroad and lead into the next chapter. I began the day feeling nervous and nauseous, wondering about the outcome of a meeting. Right up until the last moment I wasn’t sure whether I would be able to come to agreement on the main points but in a wonderful way, all my fears were allayed and I held my head high. Dad bought me a celebratory coffee on the way home and I rejoiced in the changes made through collaboration and choosing not to be silent.

There is often a need to speak up but we have to weigh up the consequences. I simply couldn’t cope with another year like that and was prepared to walk away. Instead, I have the best possible scenario, able to keep things the same except for the parts of the commitment that drained me the most.

To add to my relief, I missed out on a potential horrific accident today- a car sped through the lights in the street I was turning into after the lights had been red for them about ten seconds and I had started to make my right turn. Someone witnessed it and commented when they saw me at the local shops a couple of minutes later; ” You avoided that well. Angels were watching over you. I didn’t want to see a horrific accident today”. We exchanged encouraging words about Jesus himself watching me and I shared that He knew I had an important meeting an hour and a half later. Two children in the back were very grateful I saw the car and beeped my horn. I am grateful that my entire day was safe within His care and that the car metaphor was a clear sign as well; I was going to enter that cross road and continue on my journey that began many months before.

Published by mezruth

I am a wife and a mother of two beautiful and spirited young children, living in Australia. I am a loving, sensitive soul, drawn to people from all walks of life. Unashamedly, I am a follower of Christ; He is my daily hope and inspiration- the reason that I live and the one I give the glory to. I enjoy dabbling in a range of hobbies including writing, playing piano, singing, gardening, cooking craft and nature walks. Life has presented many challenges to me but always, I find that God's power is made perfect in my weakness. He has impressed upon me to share my experiences to encourage and inspire others. Every day is a page in the story He is writing.

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