I have tossed and turned about whether to post this or not, but have decided to do so
not to receive sympathy or empathy
not to receive pity
not to be a downer
but so all of you can go to the Begging Place for my family.
What is the Begging Place? It is the place where we go to our Heavenly Father and pray with everything we have for a specific reason.
Why do I need you to go to the Begging Place? Damon has lost his job. FHU was forced to cut 20 or so jobs last week starting immediately and his was one of the ones cut. He is getting a severance package for the next few months . . . We have Christmas done . . . We know God is going to take care of us. He always has and He always will. He has great plans for us:
plans to prosper (us) and not harm (us), plans to give (us) a hope and a future
Why am I just now telling you this (it happened on Tuesday)? Because resumes are done and leads have been given to us and tomorrow starts the fight for a job. We are praying that a job comes quickly and is one that fits into God's plan for us. We have been praying that the right job does come for Damon. Of course, we have plans and wants but we ultimately have to resign to what God's will for us is. Please pray for the following:
the others who are in the same position we are
a job is found quickly
we remember God's will in all of this
the college students we have been working with (they are devastated)
God will be glorified in all of this and that
His will will be done.
Thank you, up front, for your prayers. My devotional to the college girls about fearing the future is really coming into play now - isn't it great how God provides! We will keep you posted on all that develops over the next few days.