by Macy Johnson
“Your eyes saw my unformed body. All
the days ordained for me
were written in your book before one of
them came to be.”
(Psalm 139:16 NIV)
this for a moment: God dreamed of you before He created you. He imagined you in
His image. No one is conceived by accident. This is God’s plan from the
My body is
falling apart and I know it is part of His perfect dream for my life. For
instance, I have been having trouble swallowing pills, food, and pretty much
everything for quite a while now. I switched to liquid supplements, but knew I
needed to see my gastroenterologist. An appointment was made six months out.
So, I will learn to live with this inconvenience a little while longer.
In a few
weeks, my third dental implant will be completed with the placement of a new
#31 tooth. I once thought I was one and done with implants for the rest of my
life. It is because I did not take care of my teeth in my early years. My youthful
disobedience is catching up with me.
seventieth birthday is quickly approaching and little ailments along with it.
One of my favorite Bridge partners will be celebrating her centennial birthday
soon. I want to be like her – I want to live a long, fulfilled life. My general
practitioner once said she expected me to enjoy 100+ years, so I plan to take better
care of this God-given body for a few more decades.
forward to having a new body in heaven, but am encouraged to live the dream of
my Creator in this one while I’m here on this planet.
I will trust my heavenly Father with every year, every month, every week, every day he has dreamed for me. I hope you will, too!