Tuesday, February 2, 2010

c'mon phil {more winter}

I know I should be used to this by now, but really...I'm not sure if I can stand 6 more weeks of winter. Actually, 6 weeks in other parts of the nation computes to like 3 months in Montana. Seriously! Phil, couldn't you just have ignored that little blob on the ground that followed you around? Couldn't you have just said a little white lie?


It wouldn't be so sad if I were living....say....in Texas...

Yup. My husband and I are not 110% sure yet, but we feel a huge pull in our hearts to move to Texas and help his Uncle's church down there. My hubby approached me about this desire last October. And I was all like, "HECK NO!!!!" I bursted that bubble real quick! I ranted on, "Are you serious! I absolutely have the perfect house, I absolutely LOVE my friends here and to top it off, my biz is so fruitful now! God would have to give me a lightning bolt from the sky with a written message telling me to go before I would even consider it!!!"

It's funny how the desire that was placed in my heart about a month ago was bigger than a physical lightning bolt. I don't know why...but's it's there. Deep down. My mind is screaming "I don't wanna!" but my heart is saying something different. My mind is screaming, "I'm scared!" but my God is saying, "I will take care of you." My mind is screaming, "But but but what about my business?" my heart is saying, "seek FIRST....and ALL these things will be added."

I'm just keepin' it real now...It's hard to hear your heart when your head is screaming. So, I'm learning to tell my mind to SHUT IT and learning instead to listen to that still small voice. It's a process and that's why this decision is not a for sure. Lots of things are up in the air...and it's very frustrating. Believe me. To not know. But I am confident that if I can be still. wait. I will know in time. In His perfect time.

So, there ya have it...I've been missing from my blog and the world it seems because I am doing just that. Being still for the moment. I just figured I would ask ya'll to keep us in your prayers. That God's good and perfect will would happen in our lives. This is a huge decision to up and move my family to a place I've never known...to give up everything I have grown to love here in Montana and leave for a new adventure. It's difficult when God asks us to get uncomfortable for Him...but I know He loves me and I'm at peace knowing that now.

I don't wanna leave all somber because I'm not...I have so much joy right now! In fact, here's a fun touch card I designed for the church down there. How cool is it to have a church card that is fun, thought provoking and catches folks attention...so I'll leave ya with this.



  1. Ali, you hit it right on the nose when you said that God wants to know if we'll be uncomfortable for him. Our Joy will come when we seek him with all of our heart soul and mind. Im looking forward to the steps He puts ahead of you... Prayers to you...

  2. Aaaah, God bless you as you work through this desicion! You are at the place where God wants to take all of us...complete trust. And joy...it seems to radiate from you! It shows here on your blog and even more when I talked to you. And btw, I was reading through Easy as Pie today. OMW...you referring that to me is huge. What I am learning is like the missing piece in the puzzle! I am so excited and a little scared...to implement what I am reading! Thanks for blessing me...you have no idea! :)