Prayer request

MacGyver is up for promotion. This is his 'second look' and, if he's passed over this time, it spells the end of his active duty Army career. We should know the results of the promotion board either at the end of July or the beginning of August. 

My request is that you keep the promotion board and their decision in your prayers. But, beyond that, I would ask that you would pray for us: for peace, for wisdom, and for discernment. If this is the end of MacGyver's active duty Army career, we will need to explore our options in terms of employment for him and/or for me. Thankfully, and as a testament to God's provision, we have many options available to us but it's the interim that is scary.

Selfishly, I would like for us to remain an Army family and for him to be promoted. But that may not be what God has in store for us so I would pray that He would grant us peace in knowing that He has our best interests at heart, allowing us to rest in Him and for my ability to set aside my worries and my fears and truly hear Him. Most of you know how difficult this can be.

I'm still working my way through the Bible and, in my reading this week, I came across this verse: Psalm 86:5-7

You are forgiving and good, O Lord,
abounding in love to all who call to you.
Hear my prayer, O Lord;
listen to my cry for mercy.
In the day of my trouble I will call to you,
for you will answer me.

It's fitting and it gives me a sense of peace going into this month. I thank you for taking the time to read this, to pray for us, and for your friendship. We are truly blessed beyond measure. 


- hfs

1 comment:

Crista said...

Consider it an ongoing thing for me. Prayers for you and your family and the promotion board will be said until a resolution comes. Find some peace, my friend, and know He has a plan and all will be revealed in due time.


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