I Have Not Forgotten You

For most of my life I have struggled with times of great sadness. If I allow myself that sadness can lead to discouragement or even depression. In high school I was often referred to the character Eeyore from Winnie the Pooh. It did describe me well.

Well Monday was one of those days. It was what my husband sometimes refers to as an Eeyore day. Oh I spoke truth to myself, tried reminding myself of all the blessings in my life, I prayed and tried to focus on who I am in Christ. But the circumstances of my life at that moment seemed very overwhelming. So overwhelming I wanted to quit doing what I was doing - the task just seemed too big. I felt alone, isolated and found myself wondering if I really heard God right. Was I doing what He wanted?

I went to bed that night praying that the morning would be brighter - that my attitude would be aligned to that of Christ. The morning brought a very familiar cloud over my soul. A sadness of the soul I could not shake. Was it spiritual? Was this an attack of the enemy to get me to quit?

I prayed. All the way to work I cried out to God.

I know I have many things going against me physically at the moment that could cause this feeling of a cloud hanging over me, but I was also very aware it could be warfare!

I entered the office and there greeting me were flowers. At first I didn't think too much of it. I thought "how sweet!". They were beautiful. They were PINK and white. There were daisies! All my favorites!
Then I noticed a card. It read -
"To Sharon. With Love God"
I sat down and wept. They were for ME! They were from GOD! The thought kept going through my mind -
Sharon, I have not forgotten you!

I don't know who was obedient to God and brought those flowers, but what I do know is my God has not forgotten me in this place.

He sees me and understands. He meets me where I am at. God spoke to me through their obedience. For that I am grateful! God could have just had someone bring flowers, but they were PINK and there were daises!! He wanted me to know - really know that He had not forgotten me and that He was with me.

I am with you and will watch over you wherever you go, and I will bring you back to this land. I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you." When Jacob awoke from his sleep, he thought, "Surely the LORD is in this place, and I was not aware of it." Gen 28:15,16

The LORD himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged." Duet 31:8


  1. What a wonderful thing to find! It really is a reminder of God's love and I think it's great that someone followed God's direction and did this!

  2. How precious! And true :)
    Much love,

  3. My goodness! My lesson in this post is the part about OBEDIENCE. Lord, keep me in a place to hear your voice and OBEY.

  4. I once heard someone say that God sends us flowers every spring as the tulips and daffodils push their way out of the winter earth. I'm humbled that He never forgets, us, in fact, Psalm 121:7,8 says: "The LORD will keep you from all harm- he will watch over your life; the LORD will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore." Praise His Name!

  5. That is just precious! And a great reminder to be obedient when His Holy Spirit prompts us to do things for others... we never know what it may mean!



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