Friday, July 25, 2008

Following Up And Is She Runs on the Horizon?

So, this is my official follow-up to my post about my interaction with my ex-roommate last Friday. If you don't have the foggiest what I am talking about, just click here. I just called her at work because that's the only way I knew for sure she would answer. I asked her if she could have dinner tonight. (I know last minute.) She said she couldn't but next week would work. We settled on Wed. but need to firm up the plans later.

So, will all of you pray? Seriously, I felt incredibly awkward just in asking. And now I feel tearful. I know it is because it ended so poorly. Yes, it is a slow obedience on my part. I probably should have listened to God last week, but I didn't. All the nerves might be over with if I had! If you will pray, please leave your name. It would be a great encouragement to me. I'd love to have 10 people praying for whatever God might do?

PS. As Joy noted on my last post, I went from cookies to pie. I looked back and it was worse. I went from pie to cookies to pie in 3 consecutive posts. Can you tell what is on my mind while people like Lysa, Renee, Melissa, and Holly are all exercising? Heaven help me, they are bold enough to post exercise pictures and commit to things like half marathons. Oh, my, you don't suppose they'll add a track to She Speaks and call it She Runs? But I suppose after worship Sat. night Lysa could lead everyone in aerobics . . . .

I suppose the only "good" part is that I only had pie on the first occasion (note that I ordered a half slice). When I made Mark's pie last night, I only ate the 5 sugar, cinnamon coated slices that I just couldn't make fit in the pie crust. Really. I dropped the pie off this afternoon without cutting a slice out to test it. (Oh, dear. I do hope it is edible! Wink.)



Joyful said...

Hi Amy, I'll definitely be praying for your visit with this ex-roommate. Don't beat yourself up because you didn't respond earlier. The thing is you're doing it now - and God is the God of second chances...and third..and fourth... :o)

Sorry to have drawn attention to the pie/cookie thing going on here. I think it's so kind what you do - and hey - you're giving your baking away, so bake on! (After seeing the pictures of Lysa, Renee and reading about Holly and Melissa, I actually got back on the elliptical today. It felt good. It was excellent motivation!!!)
PS Did I ever mention I like the changes you made to your blog - and your new pictures - all quite lovely!

Pinkshoelady said...

Hi Amy,
I visited you after reading your comments on Lisa Whittle's blog.

I read several of your post and girl we are destined to be friends!

I have been a similar situation and it is not easy but forgiveness along with obedience brings joy.

Forgiveness is not easy for me because I grew up as a get-them-before-they-get-me attitude. God is still working on me for that one but by His grace I have come a long way!

Dear Lord,
Please be with Amy as she prepares her heart to have dinner with this friend. Help her to see your heart for this girl. Help her to see the truth in the situation that has caused this rift/hurt. God I can tell from reading her post that she loves you and wants to serve you fully. Help her take this next step not concentrating on how uncormfortable it feels but how her relationship with You will take a giant leap forward.
We love you Lord Jesus and can't wait to see all the wonderful things that will come from this act of forgiveness and obedience.
In Jesus name and His glory only!
Amen and Amen!

I'll be back again. It was nice meeting you!

Pamela R.

Joyful said...

Just coming back to say I'm still praying for your dinner with your friend tomorrow. Trusting you'll both have a wonderful evening together and that God will bring restoration. ENJOY!

Can't wait to hear what God is going to do!