Linda Wood Rondeau

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DECISION IN THE CROSSROAD
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 by MEREDITH SAGE KENDALL

 

 


 

PLEASE WELCOME

MEREDITH SAGE KENDALL

TO

DEVOTIONAL WEDNESDAY

 

In 2017, we knew God was up to something in our lives.  Out of obedience and to be ready, we sold our house, moved into an apartment so that we would be prepared to move when God said, “GO.”  During 2018 God gave me different passages that became my lifeline, but He showed me a passage in Isaiah 58 over and over again.

The Lord will guide you always; He will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail.

I believed this verse was given to me in preparation for our next adventure. Planting a Church in Southwest Florida. But during 2019, I allowed the busyness of our assignment to distract me from standing firm on His Word and promise.

In April of 2019, we were handed the “C” word.  Not once but twice. An aggressive form of cancer was found in our 36-year-old son-in-love. My husband had a lump removed that was cancerous as well. Then to end 2019, our granddaughter was born with pneumonia and spent her first twelve days in NICU. I had no problem praying and knowing that God was in control of all this, and it was awesome watching Him answer our prayers for healing.  But during this time I selfishly kept crying out to God that I could handle everything and being over 800 miles away from our children if the church had started off as we dreamed it would.

Even as I watched God heal my son-in-love, my husband and my granddaughter, I was still angry. Then God reminded me of 2018 before He had us move to Florida.  He reminded me of His Word and how much I used to stand on it. Read it back to Him. Circle words and claim His victories in my life. 

In December I had come to a crossroads.  Was I going to continue to be angry, or start reciting back God’s Words to Him? I was also reminded by a friend, “find out where God is working and join Him.”

For 2020, I choose to stand on His promises and His Words.  I also choose to seek daily where God is working around me and join Him.

ABOUT MEREDITH KENDALL

A nationally recognized sales leader, Meredith Kendall learned how to build bridges and make connections with the heart of what people need. Now she is known as a change agent, driven by her God-given passion to equip struggling families to achieve their unique God-given potential.

Meredith’s works can be found at: My GiGi’s House: Finding Hope, The 180 Program and her podcast can be found here. Finding Your Purpose

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