The Hairs on My Head

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Two years ago it was confirmed that I had lost over one-third of my hair.  My friend has been doing my hair for over ten years.  “Good thing you started out with a lot of it!”

This statement was not lost on me. And quite frankly, I had emotional issues losing it. I was able to put it in perspective when I stopped to think about those friends who have lost all their hair due to chemo treatments. What right did I have to whine?

But I will willingly admit, I had to refocus perspective many times. I understand just a tiny bit how traumatic it is for a woman. Now my hair comes and goes, depending on the hormonal cycle taking over my body.  Yes, that is what I said….sometimes ten weeks between cut/color and sometimes barely five!

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I had to laugh when I was reminded of this scripture.   I have kept the Father pretty busy the last few years.

And yet He has numbered them all.

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This tells me that God cares about even the little details in my life. This tells me that I am important to Him. This tells me that if He knows the number of hairs on my silly head day to day….He loves me more than I can even fathom.

I am overwhelmed by that.

God Almighty, the creator of the heavens and the earth, who doesn’t even forget the sparrows….knows all about me. He hurts when I hurt….He gets me. Better than anyone.

Friends, that should bring you comfort. YOU are loved by our Father. Sometimes we just need to be reminded of that.

I quit counting the hairs I lost…glad HE didn’t and He never will!

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~Be Encouraged Today~

Tammy

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