I went to church!!!

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Yesterday I went to church for the first time in 5 weeks. I squirmed a lot trying to get comfortable, but I made it. I never realized how uncomfortable the pews are!

The sermon on Jonah 1, music and visiting with some sure made up for any discomfort I had.

I left the service thinking about how faithfully I follow God’s will for my life.

  • Do I “coom“? Arise quickly and go in the direction God wants me to go. (Not batting a 100 here.)
  • Or “viacoom“? Arise and quickly go in the opposite direction God requests. (I have to say “yes” I do this sometimes.)

Sometimes fear prevents me from cooming. Sometimes it is laziness. Or even pride.

My prayer is that I will be quickly obedient to God the first time He asks.

How about you? How do you fare in this topic of first time obedience?

PS – It’s great feeling so much better!


Entry filed under: chronic pain, Prayer, Susan's World.

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  • 1. lynettejoy  |  . at .

    Happy, happy, happy to see you at church.
    Sorry I missed the sermon. I will have to get the tape.
    45 Moms & kids at the park today! You would have loved it! Maybe next you can come.


  • 2. doodah!  |  . at .

    Yay! So glad you were able to get out!!! Keep taking care of yourself. Still praying.


  • 3. susan2009  |  . at .

    Lynette –
    Sounds like an awesome time! Great job at promoting and arranging this king of get-together time.

    Yes, the sermon was also great. Thought-provoking and challenging.

    I was happy, happy happy to be at church. While we were singing I was all teary eyed at the blessing of being there. 🙂


  • 4. susan2009  |  . at .

    Doodah –
    Thanks so much for your prayers. They’re being answered.

    My knee is still pretty bad and my mobility is limited, but I am noticeably better.

    And my mind is back. It came to me on Friday. I hadn’t realized it was gone until Friday dawned (ha! ha!) and I was clear-minded and organized in my thinking. I’ve never experinced anything like this before.

    Yes, I will be diligent about the care-taking goals, especially with my dd here (for another week) and ds here for 6 months.

    I am blessed in many arenas. :-0


  • 5. Theresa Lindamood  |  . at .

    Yeah! I looked for you but did not see you. Since I have missed a few times recently I did not realize it had been so long for you. You must have been very “thirsty”! I’m glad you are beginning to heal. I have to admit I wasn’t overly excited about another Jonah sermon series…it seems to be a popular choice, but I really thought it was good and that Mike expressed some viewpoints I had not heard from several other pastors that I have heard preach on Jonah. So, I’m looking forward to hearing what comes next!


  • 6. susan2009  |  . at .

    Theresa, I’m looking forward to what else Pastor has to say as well. Isn’t God good to give fresh insights to familiar tails. 🙂



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