I’m participating in my first Five Minute Friday link-up with Lisa-Jo Baker. A Five Minute Friday entry means just what you think: You set a timer for five minutes and write whatever comes to you. No editing. (I’ll be honest right up front and tell you that was hard for me!)
This week’s prompt: Mess.
Yesterday was terrible. Chris’ truck broke down. We needed groceries in a desperate way. Sallie Mae changed the terms on some student loans of ours. The pain in my belly button and the surrounding area reached new levels of awful.
All of that carries into today. Thankfully, we now have food, but we went over budget. Chris had to take my car, so now he’s got to figure out how to juggle his work appointments and get me to my doctor’s appointment in an hour. And that appointment? Not looking forward to it. Not happy about being poked and prodded – again – where it hurts.
What does it look like to say “yes” in this mess?
I hear the birds chirping outside. A shaft of sunlight sneaks through the closed curtains.
And that reminds me that the darkness never overpowers the light.
I think that my “yes” today should be a “yes” to God.
Yes, I will trust You. I will have faith that You will provide. I will know that You are holding me.
Even in the mess.
I hope that you find a way to say “yes” in your mess today!