I sat down in my chair this morning, knowing that I felt no motivation to do ANYTHING today, including opening my Bible. Before I went ahead and opened up my Bible anyway, I talked to God quietly, reflecting and resting in the fact that he knows every facet of me, my story and my future….
We need to be in close relationship with Him so we can be complete. So the Holy Spirit can do what He was made to do and fill in all of the missing parts of our person. And what a beautiful picture that is.
Are you like me? Do you have unfulfilled dreams? Do you feel like God is distant in this?
Pain is real. And the downward spiral we can so easily fall into is real. What do we do with it all?
We don’t need to feel pressured to raise our children in the same way that our friends are raising theirs, we need to raise our kids in the appropriate way for them and for the goal in mind.
Just as any piece of art reveals the artist, so does God’s art–his creation–reveal himself and his heart.
“We are told that the oyster is wiser; that when an irritating object, like a bit of sand, gets under the ‘mantle’ of his shell, he simply covers it with the most precious part of his being and makes of it a pearl.”
… yeah, me too.
We all have the same general calling, but we are all given different assignments throughout our life.