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Just Like Jesus

God knew what He was doing when He caused my path and hers to intersect. He sent me a friend and I think she is straight from heaven itself.
This woman gives sacrificially of her time, encouragement, and self. She is walking through one of the most difficult situations in life, and she is so sweet and positive through it – always praising God for His goodness. She is always quick to take the time to pray over my family when we have need – no matter how much she is facing.
One of the things that stood out to me from the first time I met her, and jumps out every single time I hang out with her, is she never says a bad thing about her husband. And when I say never, I mean never. She says very kind things about him, but not in a “hard to hang out with” way.
She doesn’t gloat or brag in an unrealistic way. Her words don’t sound rehearsed, or forced. She doesn’t sound like she’s trying to sell us on how great her husband is. She doesn’t sound better than us, or like she is trying to out do us. None of that negative stuff.
She just never says a bad word about her husband.
Every time I talk to her, or hang out with her, she makes me want more of Jesus. I was thinking, “I want to be just like her!” She is flowing with light and goodness from God, with His living water, and without ever nagging, pushing, prodding, or telling me “how to be a good Christian” she makes me want more Jesus, she naturally causes me to seek Him more, and to want to be more like Him.

As I ponder all of this, and pray over her and thank God for her, I am examining my own life. Is my light shining this brilliantly? What steps can I take today, to help my light shine for those around me? No nagging, self-righteous, take this steps, get on my level type actions/words…just light, and love, and His glory being made known by my kind words, my lack of harsh words, and my always thanking Him for His hand in my life.

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About Regina Walker

I am a Jesus-girl, wife, mom, writer, sister, daughter, baker, cook, maid, teacher, business partner and more. I am busy raising kids, and praying daily for them to be servants of Christ. I am the blessed wife of a very hard working man, together we own and operate our own business. We are also a homeschooling family. We do our best to enjoy life, help others and use the talents God gave us, for His glory, while helping our kids learn to live into theirs. I welcome all emails - you can reach me at perceptionsby1@gmail.com - feel free to email me anytime, just be patient in waiting for my response!

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  1. I agree, it’s wonderful to encounter people like this! We need some shining examples in our lives. It also helps us to remember that others are seeing us, and to reflect on the impact we wish to have. 🙂
    Nice to have stumbled upon your blog!
    Paige

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    • Thank you for taking the time to read my post. Those reminders are helpful, and I am glad God takes the time to remind me, in a variety of ways, to stay focused on Him.
      Have a great week!
      Regina

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