Ex. 14:14 "The Lord will fight for you, you need only to be STILL"
Ps. 46:10 "Be STILL and know that I am God"
Phil 4:6, "Do not be anxious about anything (aka. keep your mind STILL), but pray about EVERYTHING"
These were the first verses that started rushing through my head ..... I could share several more about God being in control and trusting Him, but I realized that these verses came to me from memorization I did while growing up! Verses that immediately brought me comfort, as I was a little freaked out, that I had learned YEARS ago. It made me wonder why I don't commit to memorizing scripture as much NOW?! I mean, studying the Word is great - it's necessary - but I also think that I need to keep memorizing scripture, so that I do have those words hidden in my heart and can really grab on to them in my mind when my Bible maybe isn't within reach (like, when I'm driving and feel a huge mass on my neck) :-) The Lord uses all life experiences for some purpose. I know that through this trial right now, He is drawing me closer to Him and reminding me that life DOES get busy - yes, BUT that I need to be STILL sometimes - on so many different levels .... both in my schedule (so that I'm making time for Him) - and especially with my MIND.
So, for those of you reading, I would just ask that you pray that I get some good results following my biopsy on Wednesday. I pray that the results would be benign and that medication could be used to shrink the mass as opposed to surgery (really, really don't want surgery). My blood work showed that my thyroid levels are borderline high, so I will probably have to start taking some type of medication to have that monitored, but ultimately, I am taking it one appointment at a time - and thankful for any prayers offered up. Thanks to all my prayer warriors out there!