Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Keep Praying

My husband just phoned now to talk about a session they have had on anger. It really hit him, and he phoned to apologize - he hadn't realized what he had been doing, and he couldn't cope with going on with any more sessions this evening, but went to be alone, and then wanted to phone me.

He wants to talk, wants to be with me, and just talk. Things are happening.

Keep praying.

6 comments:

Alan & Beth McManus said...

Redoubling the prayer cover from this end!

junglewife said...

Yay, that's wonderful! We give thanks for any baby steps, right?
Still praying for you!!!

Ellie said...

This is a big thing because I think it is the first time he is apologizing and agreeing with his need to apologize, not just my need to hear one. Do you understand the difference between that - I'm not sure if I am clearly saying that. He sees he is at fault here with no excuses and he sees that he has caused pain. It is a new thing for me. Pray still; he has a week and a half to go, and then we will meet. Pray for leading in the next steps. There is more I will write, but my eyes are falling asleep.

Karis said...

Ellie, thanks so much for the time you took to be an encouragement to me even though you're in a very difficult time in your life. I appreciate so much the kind comments and encouragement from all of my friends, but there is something extra special about getting not just sympathy but empathy from other missionaries who have been where I am -- brand new on the mission field going through so many firsts away from "home." I can tell you understand firsthand the grieving process even while knowing we are in God's will.

I can't take the time now to read back through your blogs sharing your testimony of God's work in your life and your journey of ministry and marriage because I need to study for my French class this afternoon, but I have added your blog to Google Reader and I plan to come back here and read about what is such a burden on your heart right now. From this post that I just read, my heart aches for you, and after I post this comment, I am going to pray for you and your husband.

I completely understand the difference you explained in your above comment about apologies. It reminds me of my mom not allowing us to just say "I'm sorry" out of obligation to my siblings but "I was wrong for ____. Will you forgive me?" What a blessing that he did this yesterday. I am very thankful that this is the right step towards healing even though I don't understand the whole situation. I can still pray.

Cindy said...

Praising God for answered prayer...

You, and the family are being covered...

What a testimony it will be when we can look back at God's hand of faithfulness during this time.

hugs...

Becky Aguirre said...

Awesome! I know this was a huge encouragement for you! I do understand what you said about apologizing and the difference between the two ways...we've been there. And it IS a big deal! Will continue to pray...