They also reminded me of a dream I had about three weeks ago. Did I say 'dream'? No, it was not a dream, it was a nightmare. I rarely dream and remember so when I do, I pay attention. Some family member had her two fingers to the side of my neck as if to check my pulse. If you are from around here you will understand when I say I felt 'pressed down upon'. Her fingers kept me immobile and had 'muted' my voice. I could hear myself screaming out prayers in my head but nothing, no sound was coming out. I refused to give up. I kept shouting and eventually as I welled up all my strength, the words 'Jesus is stronger than you' exploded audibly from out of my mouth. I actually woke up yelling out the words. Even now I remember waking up, my mouth dry and my heart pounding in my chest. But what I remember more is the victorious feeling that swept over me as I realised that the word of God on the inside of me could not be suppressed by anything or anyone! Indeed, the Jesus in me pass them! He was, is and will always be stronger than anyone set against my peace.
That is the truth that I shall hold on to during this my third month and beyond. Regardless. I invite you to do same. Let's do our best to ignore the stormy weather and focus on Jesus Christ instead. Remember, smooth seas do not make skilled sailors. As we overcome, our christian character is being refined and we all know that no matter how hot water is, it must cool down in the end. Yes, like my sista-friend Yvonne was sent to tell me, 'This too shall pass' because our God pass them!
P. S. Do me a favour, call up your mom and tell her how much you love her. Do it for you. Do it for her. Do it for all of us who want to but cannot. Happy Mother's Day!!!