Where Is My Money

See Waiting Is The Action But Patiently Is The Attitude and the posts tagged in there. Issa lot.

I can’t make these things up. I called about my money.

Apparently, the person I spoke with Thursday didn’t complete all of the necessary steps to ensure that the withdrawal was completed. It may be my fault for getting off the phone.

Now, one may give me a pass to completely lose it. Nope. I get no such pass.

And quite honestly, I am super proud of myself. I believe I remained calm and told the person I spoke with I hoped I wasn’t being rude. He said I wasn’t and that he understood.

I asked to speak to a supervisor. I was under the impression that a new 3-5 days would start. He said that once a processor was assigned it would take 1-2 days.

He also said with the holiday, if it had been done on Thursday, it wouldn’t have reached me until tomorrow or Thursday. I told him I wasnt expecting it until tomorrow. But I wanted to set proper expectatuons.

He said escalating it would hopefully get it processed today. I told him I didn’t need to speak to the manager as long as the issue was noted for training purposes.

While I was finishing up with him, I got a call from the auto body shop. I had to call back. They haven’t even looked at my car yet. They will get back to me later. I kindly said thanks and hung up.

Cuz it doesn’t matter. I ain’t got no money to pay. 😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣.

I just wanna say I’m proud of me. A different version would not be at peace. But He gives peace that passes understanding (Philippians 4:7).

He’s doing something. I don’t like it. I don’t understand it fully. I don’t agree with the method or timing. However, I am waiting patiently on Him (Psalm 40:1). I am attempting to be content in the state I find myself (Philippians 4:11). I know that I’m sowing something now that I will reap later (Galatians 6:7).

I know what my future holds. I can see in part why this is happening how it is. It is all a way to get my flesh, me, Karlissa to die and come under subjection.

I gave Him a yes years ago. I’ve tried to take it back. I’ve tried to question if I heard and saw what I even gave a yes to. I gave a fresh yes Sunday.

I gotta line up my actions, words, thoughts, feelings, and emotions with the yes and representing Jesus in the earth.

Easy wasn’t promised. Able was. I can do it because I can do ALL things thought Christ who gives strength (Philippians 4:13).

Whatever you’re facing, you can because He can.

*The last post has arrived! Conclusion Of The Whole Matter

Proverbs 3

*Summary of The Message (MSG) version*

1-2: Don’t forget what we’ve been taught and take the commands to heart because they will help you live a long, full, well lived life.

It is important to remember the words of the Proverbs, but also the “words” of our lives. If we don’t keep in mind what we have been through and what we have learned, we are liable to have to endure it again. Cycles. Frustration. Wilderness. But, if we keep our lessons, what God has done for us, ever before us, we can move on and experience other things because we aren’t needlessly going through the same thing time and time again.

3-4: Maintain love and loyalty, tying them around our neck, carving their initials on our heart. Earn a reputation for living well in God and the people’s eyes

So interesting to me that love is mentioned as something we should maintain, along with loyalty, and carving their initials on our heart. Why? Because love for others, and his love for us, was so important to Jesus. It is all through the gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John). The Psalmist says they hide the Word in their heart that they might not sin against God (Psalm 119:11). God is love (1 John 4:7). The Word is God (John 1:1). So amazing how the Word confirms itself. It is important that we live well. Later, in 2 Corinthians 3:2, Paul tells us that we are epistles, letters, known and read of men.

5-12: Trust God from the bottom of our hearts, not trying to figure out things on our own. Listen for God’s voice in everything we do and wherever we go because He will keep us on track. Don’t assume we know everything. Run to god and from evil. Our bodies will glow healthily, bones will vibrate with life. Honor God with everything we own, giving him the first and best. We will have an abundance if we do. Don’t resent God’s discipline or take issue with His loving correction. He corrects us because he loves us.

The King James Version (KJV) says with all our heart. But seeing the bottom in the Message (MSG) version hit differently today. The bottom is the lowest part. It still means all. But seeing bottom means, to me today, with every single bit, with every last drop. With everything and all that you have. KJV says not to lean to our own understanding. The simplicity of the MSG version packs a different punch too. Leaning to our own understanding seems to speak to not doing what we know. Here, it is telling us not to be independent but depend on God. KJV says to acknowledge him in all our ways and He will direct our paths. This version is so much more thorough and intentional. Not just acknowledge Him, but also listen for His voice in EVERYTHING because he will keep us on track. This seems like it is saying be humble sit down. Hahaha. How great is it that if we run to God, we will have life and health? Giving God our first and best leading to abundance reminds me of Malachi 3 and the promise if we give tithes and offering.

13-18: Meeting wisdom is a blessing. Insight as our friend is worth more money in the bank, her friendship better than a big salary. Her value is more than what comes with wealth, nothing we desire compares to her. She gives long life on one hand and recognition on the other. She has a beautiful manner, with wonderful life that is complete, a tree of life if we embrace her. If we hold her tight we will be blessed.

I don’t know how much more even needs to be said. Wisdom and insight are so vital and important to us. We need to make sure we use wisdom and insight in all that we do.

19-20: God formed the earth with wisdom, raised heaven with insight. They knew when to signal rivers and springs to surface and dew to descend from night skies.

Same. Y’all. Same. But. How cool is God that He gives us what He used to create the world to enable us to live well and be in relationship with Him.

21-26: Guard clear thinking and common sense with our lives and don’t lose sight of them. They will keep our soul alive and well, us fit and attractive. We will have safe travel without tiring or tripping, napping without worry, sleeping well at night. We will not panic over alarms or surprises, predictions of doomsday because God will be with us keeping us safe and sound.

Being free from clutter and distraction in our mind, as well as having common sense, sets us up to live our best lives without stress and worry, without being tired and falling down. Duh. Lol.

27-29: Don’t abandon anyone who deserves help as we are God’s hand for them. Don’t put our neighbor off for later if we have the money. Don’t find ways to take advantage of a trusting, unsuspecting neighbor.

Hands and feet of Jesus. That’s what I thought. People say that’s what we should be as Christians. Facts. Jesus told us as much. Whatever we do unto those who need it we are doing unto him (Matthew 25:31-46).

30-32: Don’t have a chip on our shoulder looking to fight. Don’t shoulder our way through life being a bully because God can’t stand twisted souls. The straightforward get God’s respect.

I mean. What more is there to say? That’s not who God is. We are to be holy because He is holy (1 Peter 1:16). A bully ain’t that.

33-35: The house of the wicked are cursed by God but the home of the righteous is blessed. Proud skeptics are given a cold shoulder but those down on their luck receive help. Honor is given to wise living. Booby prizes are given to stupid living.

Reaping and sowing. Reaping and sowing. Galatians 6:7.