FOG: Focus on Gratitude Day 29

I haven’t slept well the last three months.

Couldn’t tell you why. I fall asleep easily, but I wake up at 3 something sleepy, but not sleepy enough to fall back asleep. Now I know why sleep deprivation is such an effective torture tactic. You feel like you’re thinking through cheese cloth and you’re plain miserable.

But I figured if the enemy’s gonna mess with my sleep, I’d make him pay for it. I spent the nights praying and meditating on Scripture. And it’s amazing what the Lord will share with you in the “midnight hour.”

But at some point, you just need sleep.

I’m grateful…

My alarm woke me up this morning! Never thought I’d be so excited to say that. As a pediatric resident and a mom, I’d never gone without more sleep than I have in the last 3 months.

But the best part was telling my sons and each of them saying, “Good! I prayed for you.” The ones I walked through the house and prayed for one by one so many nights, prayed I would sleep.

And I’m so glad Jesus answered their prayers.


Focus on Gratitude:

How do you handle sleepless nights?


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