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Hebrews 4:16 Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.

With the holidays season bearing down upon me sooner than believed my knitting has been kicked into high gear. With the exception of working hours, ok a few rows at lunchtime, my needles are not stilled. Completing one project last night I announced my goal of starting three projects! All in the same night, I know very ambitious. Projects one and two were cast on and begun without a hitch, but number three? I pulled yarn and it knotted. No sooner had I cleared that knot, a clump of stubborn twisted ones revealed themselves. I unravelled, untwisted, followed loops and  broke out in a sweat.  These stops and starts were slowing my progress and the fringes of frustration were creeping up. There was a part of me that wanted to just give up and go to bed, but no! I decided to create a new ball of yarn. Along the way more knots, but an instituted new strategy, I held the 

 

closed my eyes said a prayer and when I opened my eyes there was a new calm. This happened quite a few more times.  Reinforcing once again my lesson that nothing in life is unimportant to God and that time spent with Him untying knots, waiting in line or sitting quietly is wasted.  Every moment that could bring frustration when turned over to God is filled with peace.  I still have knots to unravel and look forward to knitting and spending more time with God. 

Making His praise glorious!

Ree

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