"I dare not trust the sweetest frame,
But wholly lean on Jesus' name." -- Edward Mote c. 1834.
Praying for a Post
I've had a lot on my mind that last month. Please pray for me that I'll be able to write out what God has been placing on my heart. I've been listening and learning. Hopefully I'll be able to share soon.
It's a new year and another reminder of who we would like our best selves to be. What is the best version of you? Someone skinnier? Healthier? More outgoing? Disciplined?
I find it interesting that for many people the new year brings this thought to mind -
"What can I do to bring out the best version of myself?"
I'd say maybe the most impressive people are those who make no resolutions because they are always working on the best versions of themselves. Those kind of people also make me sick. ;)
On Christmas Eve, I was really challenged to stop neglecting the people and grace I already have in my life for whatever I felt was missing at the time. Sometimes we miss the grace that God has put right under our nose because we are looking for the next thing. I want to be thankful in the moment for every blessing and opportunity I already have.
From my devotions this morning:
"As water reflects the face, so one’s life reflects the heart." Proverbs 27:19 I spoke w…
Music Tuesday at 2 am on a Sunday Morning. No more coffee for me on Saturday nights!
This song is pretty awesome - it's a pouring out of the heart. Probably not something that the congregation sings easily, but the chorus could be something special in a corporate setting. Wow, I especially love right at the end of verse 2 (about 3:48)
"I don't have time to think about regrets when I think about the way...He loves us...O how he loves us!"
I know this setting was highly charged with emotion, but it's hard to get past the simple truth that He loves us.