Because I am reminded, I accept


I accept
I take on 
I willingly do this thing.

You know.. 
That thing you would have me do

It's hard though
sometimes to do this thing

To be the woman that 
I am called to be.

And yet, 
When I see that you Lord
YOU manage all the details.
You mind my back.
You take care of enemies.
You are my source.

Then that reminder
Helps me all the more
to 

Accept
Take on
Tackle
Bear
Shoulder
Whatever thing you ask of me.

I may do so imperfectly.

I may sometimes rail against it.
But when I reminded.
I sorrow in my heart
and again
I lift it up.
This thing you ask me to do.
This willingness to move.
This willingness to parent.
This willingness to write.
This willingness to .....

You know...
You know full well...
What you did....
And why I 
Accept.

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14 comments

  1. Sometimes we don't understand, but we accept his call. Oh dear! I am so often unwilling.

    I'm behind you at FMF this week.

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    1. Very true Christy.... but willing we need be

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  2. I am sometimes like a cranky toddler wanting to know why. God is patient with me. Even as He teaches the same lessons multiple times because I do not get it the first time.

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    1. Me too! Good way to put it. :)

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  3. This is beautiful, Annette. And acceptance can be so very hard!

    I don't struggle with it any more, the fact of dying; the job's been set, and it's mine. But my wife has the harder role, and she simply hates what's happening to me. She argues with God. A LOT.

    https://blessed-are-the-pure-of-heart.blogspot.com/2017/09/your-dying-spouse-365-i-live-impossible.html

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    1. Thanks Andrew, praying for your lady's peace

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  4. Great post, Annette! It is so much easier to accept God's call when we remember that we are to do it in his strength, not our own.

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  5. Beautiful! Remembering what He did always makes it easier to do what He asks!

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  6. wonderful words, of a bended knee and a bowed head

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  7. So moving and a great example of bending to the will of the Father who knows best.

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    1. :) harder than I want to admit sometimes

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