If you allow Him to, God will lead you to where you need to be, and open your heart and mind to what you are supposed to hear at the exact time He wants you to Hear it.
I suppose there are many different ways that people receive messages from God and possibly my way is the “care giving way” but I must tell you I wouldn’t want it to be any other way!
Life can get crazy in caregiving. The responsibilities for the safety and well being of another weighs very heavy on me. Caregiving work is like no other, in the fact that, if your scheduled relief does not show up……. you are not going home. I have been in many situations that staffing issues were that bad that I drove 8 people to my home to pick up my high school aged daughter and brought her to work with me, incase the overnight staff did not show, and I needed to also work the overnight. My company was ok with this and my daughter was the most awesome volunteer staff they could have ever asked for! In later years she referred to that situation as her “Wyatt 101” experience. My belief that God plants us where we need to be at the time we need to be there (if we allow him to) is enforced even more by her comment.
My latest “blessing messengers” have once again stole every ounce of my heart with their fun and quirky Conversations, Responses and Wisdom. Every one of them has responded to me with what I needed to hear with perfect timing and execution! It often is quite funny the genuine responses and reactions I hear in my fun filled caregiving days!
“there will be no more yoga”
“isn’t it funny that you were born in the same year…(insert some random historical fact I was never even aware of)”…
“I Love you, Carmela”
“we’re taking the red car on a boat ride,and then my mom’s gray car on a boat ride….”
“Dave Saville said the chipmunks have to go back to the woods……chipmunks can’t go to school”
“stop that…..there will be no more funny!”.
I have always found that when “non-work” related areas in my life start becoming worrisome or stressful the “work” area ALWAYS stabilizes me, keeps me going and makes me smile!
My life has always been truly blessed by where God sends me. It may never appear to be the most sensible economical option and often times I am running ragged and sensless attemtping to balance 3 different jobs at once and keep my sanity, but in the end it ALWAYS ends up giving me spiritual clarity and genuine heartfelt Peace, Joy and Love for others.
Life can only be as joyful as you choose to make it. Our experiences in life may contain tragic losses and difficult events to endure and often times what feels like sensless encounters, but if the challenges result in stepping back and seeking Wisdom from the pain it will end with lots of Love, Peace and a genuine appreciation for those God has placed in your path to support you when you most needed it!
God offers us choice. God is Love. Our Choice cannot include anything but Pure Love. The only way to understand Pure Love is to (as my special messengers tell me….lol) “STOP TALKING”. Shutting off all the noise of the world, opinions of anyone other then God and Love…. brings us to Pure Love For Others.
Pure Love For Others takes emotional human anger away and Gives You Peace. Actions of LOVE not Anger COME FROM GOD.
Pray for others, do not put judgement on others.
Judgement toward another human being is NOT a choice any human or GROUP should make!
Lifting others in prayer, asking and listening for God’s Wisdom is what will bring PURE LOVE AND PEACE TO THE WORLD.
Pray for others. Pray for Pure Love and Peace for All.
With Respect, Hope, Joy and Love, Carmela