Yesterday our 19 year old daughter Alyssa had a doctor's appointment. She had an ultrasound done to see how the baby is doing. Alyssa is due on June 7th.
She called me after the appointment and said, "Oh, Mom you should see it. It's so cute! The doctor said everything looks good and that it was working on its breathing."
I don't know why, but that just kept coming to my mind throughout the day.
Probably because at 38 years old I am still working on my breathing.
Trying to breathe in the breath of my Creator. Trying to do life His way instead of my clumsy way.
When I feel overwhelmed with life I work on my breathing.
Breathing in the Word of God because a life not focused on Him finds itself gasping for air just to survive.
When I am wanting more of Jesus I work on my breathing.
Breathing in the character of the Son of God who once walked this earth.
When I find myself wanting someone else's gifts or talents I work on my breathing.
Breathing in the truth that God will complete the unique work He started in me.
So this little one growing inside my daughter's belly, the one the doctor said is already 8 pounds and 8 ounces. The little one still working on developing its lungs....know that you will forever be working on your breathing. It will be your choice of whether you are breathing in holy air or just trying to make it on the world's oxygen.
My prayer is that you will choose Jesus.
As long as you allow Jesus to breathe life into you then you will find yourself needing His air even more because He will continuously take your breath away. Just from His Presence.
Breathe in little angel and let the Savior fill your heart with the love He has for you.
I love you already....your Grandma.