Tuesday, October 6, 2009


Hey friends....
I just want you to know that I have not updated the ole blog because life has hit and I need to deal with it. Obviously life is happening for all of us, but this has been a season of intense wilderness and causing me to lean on God like never before. That's not such a bad thing. ;)

So, when you walk in the wilderness, it's hard to write and be fun and funny and share.

That is why I'm taking a break.

I can't wait to come back and share with you how awesome this whole thing WILL turn out.

God is good. He is faithful. He is in control of every last thing going on. My dependence on Him has never been greater and even though this season is incredibly hard, I wouldn't trade it for anything.

Love you all!


Donna @ Way More Homemade said...

It is hard to write when there are so many things that you just can't write about. I've been there. And posted almost this exact thing not long ago. The Lord will carry you through this time and you'll be back.

Much love to you and just waiting in anticipation not only to meet you in person but also to see where the Lord will take you in this time of your life that is just... hard.


AbbyLane said...

Did you see the length of time between my last two post?! I didn't explain myself as well as you, but that to say yes girl, if anyone understands, it is a fellow siesta who is IN the thing. SO. HARD when stuff is going on and you can't't write about it, then when you want to, you feel like your heart is just sitting in the middle of the floor not knowing what kind of response will come. Praying you have time to walk in solitude inside the very presence of our good God for as long as it takes.
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Meli n Pat said...

Saying a prayer.

Toknowhim said...

Will be waiting... Love to you...

Little Steps Of Faith said...

Oh girl, come sit next to me, its not so scary to ride a rollercoaster when you have someonelse riding it too;)

Patty said...

Fran, you know that we are in the wilderness and have been for a year. I have been talking with my family today about the wilderness and the thing is this... I want to be one who believes God and therefore walks into the "Promised" land he has for us. Taking the One in a Million Bible study during this season is a blessing from God!
Praying for you and I understand about not being able to write, I want to write so many things but I am not there yet. May God reveal His glory to you with each step you take!!

Love you!!

A Stone Gatherer said...

Yep! I'm pretty much having me one of those too!

Alana said...

Well, can I ever relate to this. Life definitely equals hard. Love you, friend. My prayers are with you.

Shelly said...

Nate and I were coming home from Greenville, SC this afternoon, driving for about an hour through the Great Smoky Mountains. As we swerved constantly on that winding road, and fog hovered over, and I felt so small under the hovering mountains, I thought of you.

And prayed for you. And prayed for my own heart. And cried after receiving a phone call only minutes later letting me know that a recent interview I had did not come up fruitful (at least in earthly times).

And then I was really sad. And then my husband loved me in my mascara-smeared mess. And I talked about Jesus, and my frustrations (b/c He can handle both of those). And then I got a Dunkin Doughnut (grin).

And I've thought about you some more. Thankful to the One who is able to keep that which we entrust to Him (finances, families, callings) under the reign of His perfect orchestration and divine timing.

With you sister...and love you

Holly said...

Praying for you Fran. Praying for His strength to rise in you and in your situation. You are a treasure. Please read that again. He thinks you are, and so do I.

Anonymous said...

Sending you my best, keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. Miss you as you are quiet. TeresaL

He Knows My Name said...

Fran you are such a dear. You know I know hard. You are absolutely right. It is very hard to write and be funny and share in the wilderness those are words well spoken.

You go, take your time, fight the good fight as I know you will. May God give you wisdom and discernment.

You and your big heart are so special to me.


Lisa @ The Preacher's Wife said...

Love you girl! I missed you all this weekend like crazy..Hope you were rejevenated and got you a Word! :)

Pat said...

Praying for you sweet Fran. I am a good listener if I can ever be of any help you let me know sister!
My love and blessings,

Mom of Eleven said...

Thank you for your precious comment. Your thoughts and prayers mean the world to me. I fully believe God had a special purpose with his special animals. We loved her like one of the kids!

It was so good to see you too. I loved, loved this weekend, and didn't want it to end.

Emmy said...

I heard Louie Giglio on the radio the other day say,

"Sometimes it is in that little window when we think everything is going wrong that God is about to do His greatest work!"

Praying God is doing a mighty work in your life sweet Fran! I am sorry you are going through whatever it is... Praying for you!

Loved seeing you this past weekend! You are beautiful inside and out!


Love you! Emmy : )

Charity said...

Oh Fran...I totally understand..I am in a wilderness right now too. Too hard to be fun and funny during these times...praying for you! You are a jewel!

Love and hugs!

Sheryl said...

I'm praying for you my sweet sister.


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