Ann – A Friend of Jesus 2013

And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose. ~ Romans 8:28 ~

Celebrate The Ability to Adapt


Happiness is not the absence of problems but the ability to deal with them.
~ Author Unknown ~

Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content. I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound: every where and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need. I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me. 
~ Philippians 4:11-13 ~

Hello friends. (smile) Welcome Lexa and co-hosts, L.G. Keltner @Writing Off The Edge and Tonja Drecker @Kidbits Blog, to another blessed Friday to celebrate the small things.

Hope all is well in your world.

Last week, the brutal Virginia cold had me down for the count for three days straight. Brrrr.

This week, I celebrate the ability to adapt.

The ability to adapt is contentment, to remain steady state, regardless of situations or Y moments.

It’s the quiet port in a storm.

It’s keeping the faith when all around is hectic.

It’s hope until victory comes and it does.

Praise The Lord when we find new ways to adapt anytime and anywhere. (grin)

As we get older, the ability to adapt is quite powerful. (wink) We have choices. We can only control ourself.
Those testing moments teach something.

Our tolerance level changes. Our focus changes. Especially when we remember I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me. Do it by faith. (wink)

Learning to adapt with aging and maladies remind us to slow down and get the proper rest.

Learning to adapt, in difficult environments, is comforting that I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

Some days are better than others. Keeping the faith makes the ability to adapt and run our race easier. I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

Abundant blessings, my friends, to adapt anytime and anywhere because I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me. Keep the faith.

Happy Holidays!

Your comments or thoughts are welcome. (smile)

©afriendofjesus2013Blog, Aug 2013

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  lucciagray wrote @

I agree. It’s all about how we react to what happens around us. Thanks for the reminder.

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  Ann V. Friend wrote @

Thank you. You are most welcome! Stay blessed!

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  reocochran wrote @

Love is able to conquer all things. The Lord is by our side during joyful times and challenging tribulations. Bless you for spreading the Word.
Merry Christmas season! The Baby changed our lives!

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  Ann V. Friend wrote @

Amen. Thanks so much! Hope your holiday season was blessed and the New Year brings abundant blessings to you and your family! (smile)

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  reocochran wrote @

Thank you for this beautiful for abundant blessings, Ann. This was an extra special wish and may your family have such abundant blessings and want for nothing in 2017. Hugs, Robin

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  Ann V. Friend wrote @

{{{hugs}}} Thanks! I appreciate the blessing Robin (smile)

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  reocochran wrote @

Your blog has often been a blessing in your choices of Scriptures. Many times they touched me, Ann.

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  Ann V. Friend wrote @

Glory to God (smile) Thanks Robin!!

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  reocochran wrote @

I liked your celebrating faith and contentment post, also how you have emphasized rest to be prepared for the next day’s challenges. All glory is given to God, as you have a way of sharing His Word. (smiles)

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  Ann V. Friend wrote @

Thanks so much Robin (smile) I’m appreciate your kind words!

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  lexacain wrote @

Awesome! We finally found something I’m good at — adapting! Wishing you a very Merry Christmas! ❤

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  Ann V. Friend wrote @

Very good skill to have Lexa (smile) Thank you and blessings through your holiday season!!

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  Alex J. Cavanaugh (@AlexJCavanaugh) wrote @

With Jesus, we can adapt and handle anything.
Merry Christmas, Ann!

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  Ann V. Friend wrote @

Amen Alex! Happy Holidays and a blessed New Year (smile)

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