He Makes Everything Beautiful In Its Time

We have missed some church so we decided that the Sunday after chemo we would go ahead and go to church.  We know the blood counts will be down by next week and we will miss a few more weeks.  And this particular day was a special day at Southside Baptist Church.  It was definitely not your traditional Christmas Service.  This was definitely a God ordained moment in the life our our entire family!  It will forever be engrained in our minds and hearts.  The whole service was about the fact that we are broken but God makes everything beautiful in His time.  If I didn’t know better I would say this service was planned in the last few weeks specifically with our family in mind.  But I know this had to be in the works before our lives fell apart.

To sum it up…we had pallets that were cut apart and stacked up and then decorated with ligths and poinsettas.  The most beautiful Christmas tree ever to say the least.  Indeed some old torn up pallets can be made into something beautiful!

Another part of the service was people had an opportunity to write on a card something that was a mess and needed to be made beautiful!  What was our broken moment that needed healing?  These were simple tags we then took to the altar of the church and hung our broken moments on sticks that been stuck in jars with rocks inside.

Imagine these sticks covered with tags that showed the brokenness we all have in our lives!  What a beautiful reminder that God does indeed make all things beautiful in His time!!

I will forever be grateful for this service!  In the middle of brokenness, a reminder that He makes everything beautiful in His time.  Claiming that promise!


Wife of 20+ years. Mom to 3 children. Love sharing my life with weary hearts so that we can know the One who is Good, who is in Control, and Whose strength is made perfect in our weaknesses.