There is an account in the New Testament, about a woman and her "issue of blood." I have known the story, and the woman's faith is what has always stood out to me, in the past. However, recently, I was impressed with yet another aspect of this scriptural miracle. The Bible indicates, that the woman has suffered 12 years. And, during those 12 years, she has seen physician after physician and spent everything she has in her quest to be healed and made whole. How often have we all sought after healing and ways of feeling whole--------- perhaps in that bigger house, the new furniture, the new clothes or the latest and greatest of home decor? The newest in technological advances? That prestigious job or position? The new car? Or even, the perfect boyfriend or girlfriend, spouse, kids and family? The "if only's" can be all consuming, and thus, we too, end up spending everything we have, in time, our thoughts and resources, in our quest to feel whole and be healed. This woman finally realizes, after years of searching, that healing does not lie in anything other than her Savior. So, she seeks Him. She finds him in the crowd.
Such music has inspired me to REACH for He and only He who could heal my broken heart and comfort my fear. He and only He who could fill the emptiness that often times, accompanies Family Change. And, I have recently learned, that He and only He, as we REACH and make the Savior a part of our lives, can and will help us blend our family of 12 into a unified family of courageous and stripling warriors. None of these roles can I accomplish alone. I need Him! I need His love and peace! I need His comfort. I crave his guidance. I know His promised light in any darkness is sure!! I know He Is--------- and I will REACH!!!