Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Tuesdays of Praise

I was thinking about who Rigg will be. Or, I guess a better way to put it is what he will be like. His personality...his likes and dislikes, his mannerisms...who will he be like...who has God made him to be. What will he grow up to do...this sort of thing.

As I was considering all of the possibilities, from drag racer to opera singer and many in between (like a basketball star that his daddy could be proud of or a great chef so he could cook his mama great food and she could grow old, fat and happy!). I concluded that no matter what he is,or will be. I pray he will be a man of God. He is one lucky little guy...he has a great example in his papa.

I was pondering all of these fun and amusing things when I thought...God already knows...SO COOL. I will not find out for years...and God already knows every word Rigg will say, every thought, every ambition, dream and goal...He knows Rigg more than I ever will. I just love that! God knows me that well too...better than I know myself. (Which is not a far stretch...I keep learning new things about me...you would think, seeing as I live with me and am with me all day...I would know myself better.)

Today I praise God for being all knowing and loving me anyway. I praise Him for the depths of His understanding and how wondrous He is. He continues to show me how much bigger, how much more powerful, how much MORE He is.

Thank you Father, for my son. May he be a man after your heart...a man striving to become more like you everyday. Show him who you are.


Psalm 139

For the director of music. Of David. A psalm.
1 O LORD, you have searched me and you know me.
2 You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar.
3 You discern my going out and my lying down; you are familiar with all my ways.
4 Before a word is on my tongue you know it completely, O LORD.
5 You hem me in—behind and before; you have laid your hand upon me.
6 Such knowledge is too wonderful for me, too lofty for me to attain.
7 Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I flee from your presence?
8 If I go up to the heavens, you are there; if I make my bed in the depths, [a] you are there.
9 If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I settle on the far side of the sea,
10 even there your hand will guide me, your right hand will hold me fast.
11 If I say, "Surely the darkness will hide me and the light become night around me,"
12 even the darkness will not be dark to you; the night will shine like the day, for darkness is as light to you.
13 For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother's womb.
14 I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.
15 My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place. When I was woven together in the depths of the earth,
16 your eyes saw my unformed body. All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be.
17 How precious to [b] me are your thoughts, O God! How vast is the sum of them!
18 Were I to count them, they would outnumber the grains of sand.When I awake,I am still with you.
19 If only you would slay the wicked, O God! Away from me, you bloodthirsty men!
20 They speak of you with evil intent; your adversaries misuse your name.
21 Do I not hate those who hate you, O LORD, and abhor those who rise up against you?
22 I have nothing but hatred for them; I count them my enemies.
23 Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts.
24 See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.

3 comments:

Elizabeth said...

I predict he's going to be just like dad....studious, quite, reflective....and always rubbing his head in frustration....HA!!This prediction didn't come true with Caden, but I'm really feeling it with Rigg. Spectacles and all :) Be ready...:)Oh, and no eyelashes :) I'm so mean!!!

Jessica said...

That's so sweet. I think that's what many, many mothers hope for! I saw your comment on MckMama's blog and I wanted to tell you that I like his name. It's different, but it's not too different - as in weird!

I also know a boy named "Riggin", who I would assume also gets called "Rigg" for short!

Krista Lynn said...

I am so excited to "meet" Rigg soon! You're just a week behind my wedding date, so we'll both have exciting news to post about! =) YAY! God is so good, isn't He? We are so blessed!
Have an amazing day, Cari!
~Krista
p.s. - the picture of you & andy is super cute! =)