Five Minute Friday: Blessing

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Blessing –
“Help and approval from God”

Also defined as “a beneficial thing for which one is grateful; something that brings well-being.”

That You want to bless me,
I have no doubt.

You have made it clear in Your written Word.
The equivalent of a written promise.
Many of them.

An example being the one You made to Abraham.
The one You called friend.
“I will bless you amd make you a blessing.”

Blessing – defined as “a beneficial thing for which one is grateful”
I am not always grateful because I do not always recognize what You have given as a blessing.

Especially when it does not look like what I asked for.
Beseeched You for:
Restoration of a relationship.
Freedom from pain.
Eight hours of uninterrupted sleep.

But I can testify to the truth that
in time.
With grace.
With maturity.
I come to recognize that what seemed as anything but a blessing
in fact was,
because of what You did with it in my life.

Count Your Blessings

Joining Kate Motaung and other members of the Five Minute Friday Community for our weekly writing adventure. To learn about Five Minute Friday, click here. This week’s prompt is, “Blessing.”



2 thoughts on “Five Minute Friday: Blessing

  1. “in time.
    With grace.
    With maturity.”
    Yes. Yes. Yes. It takes all three to see God’s hand of blessing for what it is. And for some things, in eternity. But it is faith in Him that we cling.

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