232 – Sorting Out My Fears
November 19, 1986
Let us function in love and brotherly kindness in our home! You are my only hope. There is less friction than ever, but sometimes I want to SCREAM.
I do not want cover everything over and just learn how to COPE! HEAL ME DEEPLY! I want my reactions to be in love and kindness.
Dan discovered the book Inner Healing by Paula and John Sandford. I stopped at the library at Elim to pick it up before my Prophet’s class last night.
*the boys being disobedient—specifically: playfully disregarding me but enjoying each other!
*boys playing too rough and hurting each other
*Daniel being fussy and distracting us from schoolwork
*the stress of trying to keep to our school schedule
*focusing on the messy house
*anger at not having more food, toys, socks for the boys, personal time for me.
I was praying, and this verse came to my mind: When I am afraid I will put my trust in Thee. Psalm 56:3.
Hmmmm…the root of my anger seems to be FEAR—
I sought the Lord and, He heard me, and delivered me from all my fears. Psalm 34:4
to be continued on blog 233!