Playing Ball In The House


I am the mom of three amazing boys ages 13, 17, and 23. there is nothing I like more than having all of them all at home. The energy level rises quite a bit and the sound of laughter fills our home. On one particular night they were playing basketball in the house. The boys were standing in the downstairs dining room trying to make a shot that was up the stairs on the back of a door using a small ball. There were many attempts made and lots of yelling going on as I was witnessing this from the family room. After many failed attempts and lots of close rim shots, my oldest son made it! He began running thought the house yelling "Nothing is impossible"! I was inspired! I also love a good competition, so it was my turn. With my youngest son rebounding for me I made shot after shot missing the basket. My husband was heckling me from the other room about how I was going to have to ice my arm, this just pushed me more. Finally after a few rim shots one finally went in, I had made the "nothing is impossible" shot!
This has sense become the theme of my life, not because of my own abilities, but because it is what scripture tells us. Mathew 17:20 says "Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.” I have been making it a point to try to step out when I feel God leading me, having faith that through Christ, even when I can't see it, He will make a way. What are you facing? What is God calling you to today? When we do what we can do God will do what only He can do. "I can do ALL things through Christ that strengthens me". Phil 4:13