Christian Women

When God Changes the Desires of Your Heart

February 16, 2017

This may come as a shock but when I first got married I vowed never to have children. Not that I have anything against kids but I didn’t grow up amidst them and I was a career woman, focusing my skills and time on copy writing. Until… God Changed My Heart Our weekly Bible study which we hosted at our home began our journey through the Book of Genesis. By the end of the 52-week study (yes, it was that in depth!) the Lord impressed upon me that I should have children (yikes!). I was a young married woman with dreams. What of that? So, I told the Lord before I went to bed that night, that if He wanted us to have kids then He must place that desire in me. I fell asleep disturbed, not quite knowing if I was being irreverent. When I got up the next morning the first thing that popped into my mind was that I wanted to have children. And that I wanted to have five! If I had nightmares that shook me to the core and thus changed my thinking, I didn’t remember it. What I’d recall is that I had such peace overcome […]

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