My bio, hmmm. here's the short version of my testimony. I went to Sunday school off and on when we were at my grandparents house, but more off. I didn't really learn about Christ until I was in my 20's, saved when I was 22, but my walk wasn't very good because I married an abusive man at an early age that was all about himself and what others could give him from sex to money to speakers for his cars to cars to off-road racers to whatever(he has many kids out there from many mothers besides my two oldest who aren't his anymore, and I feel badly for the other children)and he thought he was God and there was no other God to worship. So I read my bible off and on, but it wasn't until I finally got strong through the Lord and was able to get away from him that my walk got strong enough that the Lord became number 1 in my life. I then got back involved(courted, dated, engaged, married, and then he adopted my two oldest children)with a friend I got to know in the past and God had him in my mind for my life. We've been strong and involved in our church that is now down the road from us. Within the first few months of our 10 years of marriage we've found out our oldest two children were raped/being molested by an in home "Christian" daycare;s 2 sons and the devil's tried to poke his business in numerous times because of that, but the Lord has been the Strength beside us through all the years of dealing with hard times of behavior of dealing with that attack. We've since had two more children that are 9 and 10 years difference than the older two and they have been strong in the Lord since they were born. The youngest 2 aren't afraid to tell people about their Lord and savior Jesus Christ at the age of 5 and almost 7 now, they pray for others people's needs without being asked to, they sincerely have the heart's that are what God has in mind for them, obedient hearts. We've never had much money(always "getting by" or doing without) but in the Lord we trust that when my husband finishes school that the Veteran's Association is putting him through from being disabled through the Army, that the Lord has the right job in mind for my husband and we'll never sink and we'll always have our needs met with that job(clothes that fit,can go to the grocery store when needed, get school supplies, etc. The lord has always provided along the way even though it's been tough. We recently became homeowner's that we never thought possible until the light showed the way through finding out about Habitat for Humanity and we worked hard at getting our home, and the Lord reminds us daily how special that is that our children will never have to move and that we all will always have a home here forever near our church. So I guess my bio ends with... no matter how the devil tries to pull you down and make life feel unbearably hard, the lord is always there to lift you higher than the Pit you feel as though you've fallen in and remind you he(the Lord, our father) is ALWAYS there for us no matter what happens or how hard we fall, you just need to ask. Praise the Lord often for his work is good, and when it doesn't feel good there's always a reason or a teaching!!
"We can rejoice,too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance." Romans 5:3
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ElenaHi :) So sorry it took me so long to respond to ur questions. I also havent seen you on here so I wasnt sure if u were or not. But to answer some of ur questions, I came to the Lord when I was 11 years old. Growing up my mom was Catholic and my dad was a Christian, but both werent actively involved. I was raised to believe there was a God, but I didnt understand or care that much. It was a friend of my sister (now like family) whose parents invited us to their church. A Christian church. It was there I gave my life to Jesus Christ :) But I was selfish and let the cares of the world grab a hold of me. Around 13-15 I had gotten involved in taking painkillers and harming myself in other ways. I lost a lot of friends because of my attitude, I felt very lost and alone. In order to sort of get away from that I went into homeschooling. Shortly after that, my Dad had two strokes. I helped my mom take care of him and all that just somehow led to me coming back to the Lord. Deep down I think I always had faith, I just let the world tear it down. But when I was in homeschooling I could sort of take my eyes off what had been distracting for me and the Lord took that opportunity to open my eyes. My parents and I started going to a small Christian church and I rededicated my life to the Lord. I was about 15/16. Ive been through some dark struggles since then, but the Lord has always been faithful. He has taught me so much and I have grown so much. I realize that I cannot do anything without him. About friends, I dont have many. I was home schooled and I think I sort of pushed people away..mostly a lot of people my own age because of past hurts. I had a hard time getting involved in my church, I just didnt relate to people my own age. Usually older people I am more comfortable with, probably because i feel they dont judge and will speak to u no matter what. They are much more open than younger people. I dont know. lol Im trying to put myself out there and open up with people. Im at a new church and still trying to get involved.. Anyways, I hope this answers most of your questions! Let me know if I missed any. I really hope ur migraines get better. :( I dont get migraines too much, but I definitely know how it is to struggle with anxiety and depression. The doctors found out that my thyroid was low and so I was up and down with my moods and lacked a lot of energy. How is your daughter doing? 16 is a great age :) I really hope she finds some good and true Christian friends. She should definitely get involved with people her own age at her church. I wish I had done that when I was 16, but I was too afraid to get involved. I hope she prays and reads her bible daily, that will help her get through the tough times at school. She should definitely get involved with school activities too. I know it must be hard to be around negative stuff at school, but if she just focuses on the Lord and lives for him, she will be fine :) And the Lord will use her to be a light and an example to others :) I will be praying for her though. Same with you and ur migraines. Thanks again for writing on my wall, I was really touched at how open u were. And sorry again I took awhile to get back to u. With love, Elena :)
8 Months Ago |
ElenaHey there! :) How are u? I just wanted to apologize for not getting back to u sooner!! I feel so terrible about that! Ive just had a lot going on this year, I moved about a month ago, but was preparing for it pretty much this whole year. Ive also just been a little overwhelmed, I have to get back to a lot of people right now. Im sorry, I am the worlds biggest procrastinator! May I ask if I can answer your questions a bit later? I dont know how much later, not too much later. I should of asked you sooner, but better late than never. Its just going to take me some time to think about the questions you asked (Im a thinker!) Hope all is well with you and i hope you read this! God bless! <3
1 Year Ago |
DianaThank you for praying for me. May God bless you.