A Prophetess just like a Prophet has a long hard road ahead of them. You see a Prophetess is without honor in her own country. That is to say among family, peers, friends, coworkers, spiritual families and whoever it takes to make up the world. They face things no one else may ever face in a lifetime. They are on assignment all the time. Every day is a day of thanksgiving for them because the enemy (the Devil) and his agents are always on their tails. One step forward is almost two or three backwards. No one really understands the gift of being a Prophet or Prophetess.
What a predicament! It is difficulty filled with plight, scrapes, circumstances, mess, pinch, and crisis. In my short life I have found myself in predicaments meant to take me out of this world. How do we foretell what will happen in our lives? Even when we help others, our problems go on the back burner. When we face opposition and find ourselves in a predicament there are many preconceived assumptions that we must have committed sin. Jesus Christ our predecessor faced many predicaments. As we travel the way of God we too face many predicaments from saved and unsaved people. Predicaments make perfect practice hard for the unbeliever, but when we trust God we find that although we face adversity we know that Godís got that. Predicaments on a positive note can make us strong, but on the negative side can cause us to commit suicide.
When my husband of twenty years and I separated and divorced I thought it was devastating. I had never intended to be married to anyone else. We were married for life! My life was planned to the T and I had goals. I found myself in a predicament, homeless with five children and four dollars to my name. Where would we go? Where would we get something to eat? As I pondered these things in my mind my five sons was asking ďmama where are we going to goĒ? How do you tell a child we have nowhere to go when they were just taken out of a four bedroom home? I was in a predicament and my faith was being tested. After three years I did meet many men that wanted to court me; but I had never dated anyone other than my husband for twenty six years. I didnít know anything about dating; I was in a predicament.
I eventually met and married a man that was hard working but then I fell down and hurt myself. The Doctor said I would not walk again and could not have sexual relationship for at least three months. After hearing this; my new husband of two months deserted me. I was in a predicament because I had to go to therapy Monday thru Friday and could not walk. My oldest son was in twelfth grade and lost a credit of graduating because he had to leave school to take me to therapy. He eventually got a job to take care of me and his brothers. After about three months my sonís father helped us and got me back on my feet again. As for my legs and walking God delivered me in a church service as I obeyed the Pastor and pulled myself up with the back of the pew in front of me. God healed me as I ran around the church. I did not go back out the church like I came in.
On occasions I have been off work longer than planned and had lost wages. What do you do when you lose your livelihood? I was making good money as an Accountant Specialist with the State of Louisiana and was not taking in any money. How would we eat? How were we going to keep a roof over our head? To be found in need of money and canít get help from anywhere is a predicament no one wants to be facing. Then when I was put on disability it was like ten dollars more than my bi-weekly pay. I took a substantial lost in income. How would I handle this when my bills were six hundred dollars more than my income? I could not get any social assistance because I was about four dollars over the poverty level. I was in a predicament!
My third husband and stepson were murdered and I faced allegations and was interrogated for almost a whole week by the Sheriff office as a suspect because I was the wife. I thought this was the most horrible thing that could have happened to people I love. Then my oldest son was murdered by his wife who has since been convicted and sentenced to life with no parole for Murder 1 and Conspiracy to commit Murder. I had to love her in spite of what she had done. In my heart I wanted to beat her across my lap, but God said I had to love like He loved. What a predicament. I didnít want to see her put to death. Since then one of my other sons is murdered along with a dear friend of mine. I refused to handle the deaths of my two sons like I did with my husband and stepson. I hit the wall and told God; how could you let this happen to people I love? Right after telling God that the Devil said why donít you just commit suicide? I was in a predicament in my mind but I recognized who put me in that predicament and when he spoke I came to myself. It propelled me into my writing and doing what God called me to; Evangelism.
I married again and was nearly choked to death; I say Jesus walking towards me. My next husband couldnít leave his older woman alone. I was more alone than I was before we were married. I stayed by myself for four years, content in Christ and married this Elder that left me after being married two months. He went to Rehab for drugs and never returned. He also stole my car and spent all of my money on drugs. I was in a predicament and was very ashamed and embarrassed. When I was evicted out of the Church and went to jail I was devastated. It hurt me so bad because out of all that I had been through I had my church family to help me. Then when I could not take any more pain, I moved to another City because I lost my job. I got hurt again and still deal today with pain from that injury. I could not get Health insurance through the State so my insurance was also taken away. I applied and got Medicaid and soon that too was taken from me. Many injustices have been done to me and I have found myself in some predicaments but now I can say, But God!
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