Mud Baths


Wallowing in the mud

Wallowing in the mud

I was talking to my girlfriend when the Lord showed me something through the very words I said to her. “We have been high on the hog and we have been low in the mud. What I learned to do while in the mud,  was to take a mud bath and refresh my skin.” It’s the same principle as “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade”. We can loose faith in hard times. So many things beat us down in our mind; the enemy, our circumstances, family members, friends, strangers and the list goes on. So when we find people who are encouraging, it’s a real gift. I appreciate the family and friends I have. Sometimes, I just can’t stand without their help.

Growing into our faith walk with Christ is a journey of many experiences. Experiences He permits into our lives. When I think about this, the man from the Old Testament named Job comes to mind. Satan stands before God, accusing Job of being a fake worshiper. “He won’t worship You when he isn’t blessed and protected by your hand”, said Satan. Remember what God did? He gave Satan permission to bring a limited attack upon Job. The story ends great. Job never gave up on God and God does know, He does plan and He gives permission for all things to come into our lives. Nothing is a surprise.

Briefly, I want to share with you the life changing events that started 9 years ago. With a bird’s eye view, you will see the difficulties. We are still watching and waiting to see what God is doing. If it’s ok with you, bullet form might be best. It just seems simple and easy.

• Refinanced house, falsified documents and Loan Company closed doors. – Unresolved
• Serious medical problems for me 2005. – Resolving
• A separation from an unhealthy relationship with family members. 2006 – Unresolved
• Eric has job loss. – Resolved
• Economy took a dive in 2005, our homes slipped into foreclosure. – Unresolved
• Marital Problems escalated 2006 – Resolving 2009
• Huge debt accumulated. – Unresolved
• November 2008 Eric has 2nd job loss, still unemployed. – Unresolved
• January 13 2009 son had disabling car accident, shattering both legs, no medical ins. – Resolving
• January 14 2009 I was due to leave my marriage for a new life – Resolving and staying
• February 2009, daughter pregnant and sick – Resolving and baby is healthy * Happy to add today 8/17/09  that Lauren is no longer sick.
• March 2009, started lawsuit to try and keep house. – Unresolved
• April 2009, husband gets sick, vomiting, passing out, coughing. Trips to ER – Unresolved
• June, husband diagnosed with diabetes – Unresolved, being watched. Still coughing and vomiting.
• Life changing diet lasting a year or more for me due to the Yeast medical condition. – Unresolved
• July 2009 Bank illegally sold our loan to investment co. Lawsuit became risky. Accepted cash for keys. Had 1 week to move out and find another place to live.

Fear

Fear by CJ Nabinger


I know you must have questions running through your mind about these events. They are huge. I didn’t know if I should share the details with you. Not because I didn’t want to, I just didn’t know if it would hold your interest. Each one of these events though, has been a tough, heart wrenching ordeal.

Before all that started, we had good job, a nice income, owned 5 homes and had nice cars. We had it all. We knew what it felt like to live high on the hog. Today, we are in the mud; Jobless (there goes medical), moneyless and status-less. Look how God provided though, because of our son’s accident, we found out that there is a free medical offered to the poor. (That feels weird to say. Laughing!) God reminds us that He takes care of our needs. To the Israelis, God said, “remember when I took you through the desert those 40 years? You were not wanting for anything. Even the soles of your shoes didn’t wear out.”

It’s that medical we used for Eric when I had to call 911 a month ago. I couldn’t get him to stop vomiting. That was a scary but interesting night, because Papa God met me later. This night was part of that journey that changed my faith walk.

We arrived at the ER by ambulance. During the ride the EMT’s had stabilized Eric, so the hospital staff asked us to wait out in the waiting room. Confused and furious I asked for a manager to complain. It did no good. I have never heard of a patient arriving by ambulance, being asked to get off the gurney and wait in the waiting room.

Five hours later, we were called into a room. Eric got up on the bed, and I sat to fume on the only uncomfortable chair in the room. It was then Papa God spoke to me. He said, “Veronica, you have experienced good living, great medical and good treatment. Now let yourself experience the opposite side of the spectrum.” I understood what He was asking from me and accepted it with humility. I grabbed a blanket to lie out on the floor and without delay, fell asleep until the doctor came in 4 hours later.

I can see some of what Papa God is doing. I can see and feel the changes happening in my heart. It’s amazing the things we expect from Him. We don’t realize or want to acknowledge the vast span of expectations we have. We read and quote scripture saying that He blesses His children and understand those blessing may not be materialistic. But in actuality, we don’t want to receive that  truth and what Papa wants for us may be completely different. Satan’s feeds us with his lies  and when we are taken in by them it separates us from Papa God. We become disenchanted with Him and that’s not at all what He wants.

The truth is, Papa God is good when we are poor. Papa God is good when we are sick. Papa God is good when we have and when we don’t have. He is good all the time, no matter what.

In your tragedies, look for someone who can keep you grounded in Papa God, protected and uplifted. Let yourself move and flow with the events He is sending your way. Get rid of all expectations. Allow Him to take you on a journey that will change you forever.

Why Take a Mud Bath?
The most proven reason to take a mud bath is that it’s relaxing. Being cocooned and buoyed up in the warm, soft mixture simply sucks all the stress out. The temperature makes you perspire, which cleans the pores. Health benefits are not proven, but a mud bath is claimed to improve the complexion, relieve joint and muscle pain and remove toxins.

Isn’t it an interesting thought, that when God gets us in the mud, it’s for our health? Go ahead and laugh. I thought it was funny too. I left you the link incase you are interested in soaking in the mud. “grins”

http://gocalifornia.about.com/od/canapacalisspas/a/mud_bath.htm

With love, Veronica Schultz

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About Veronica Schultz aka The Soul Whisperer

Veronica Schultz is The Soul Whisperer. Her career spans over 25+ years as Entrepreneur, Reverend, Ministerial Counselor, Mentor, Life and Breakthrough Coach, Author, Teacher, Herbalist and Holistic Health Practitioner. Veronica’s journey of personal transformation started at the very early age of 4 with her first vision. This called her to discover her connection to the human spirit, the body’s dynamic energy system, and how it connects with our behavior, health, spiritual truths and intuitive insights. With this revelation, she stepped into her calling as The Soul Whisperer, a coach for very unique souls. These unique souls function well in life but often feel separate from others. They lean heavily towards holistic healing, love, intuition, warmth, the inner self, and spirit and how they all connect with the world around them. They are connectors and transformers – people with a vision. They have unique gifts and may not understand how to bring their value to the world. As The Soul Whisperer, she offers a fresh outlook on how to break free from the bonds of inner struggles that hinder this unique gifting. Her guidance in discovering their inner connection is invaluable. She knows how to make what seems complex look simple and doable. Countless times she has helped individuals connect with their identity. Identity is a vital part of one’s life because any spiritual disconnection can lead to the manifestation of physical illness. Her words of love, inspiration, and encouragement combined with her prayers and affirmations build a foundation of worth that will never be erased. She is a blessing and an angel. She has experienced emotional and spiritual burdens that only one can imagine and thus understands compassion. She is truly the SOUL Whisperer!
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3 Responses to Mud Baths

  1. Sofia Hogan says:

    Sometimes we have to be a part of the other side to understand what we should appreciate in life. Our strength comes from our father and the belief that what he wants for us all is our faith to be strong in him. Once that belief is in our hearts, we can do anything. He is our father – he only wants what is best for us.

    Keep the faith!

    Sofia

    • veronicaschultz says:

      Love your pic Sofi..What you say is true. I am so grateful Papa has sent you into my life, for you speak His Words of life. Encouragement is something I need. Keep encouraging Sofi, it helps to remind of those things that get pushed back into the recesses of one’s mind from the trauma of situations. I love you, my sister.

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