This is the second post in a 4-part series. Read part 1: Heart Check.
So this curtains scenario… Sigh.
After breathing in, I calmed myself down by honestly spilling my emotions before God. I’ve had many, many times to practice this with Him, so it wasn’t too hard to get started. And then…I um, well…
I had a little meltdown inside.
To be honest, I cried.
I mean, curtains… Seriously?*
But really, my feelings weren’t simply about the curtains…
It was about desire. Continue reading
“When I saw, reflected upon it; I looked and received instruction.” (excerpt from Proverbs 24:30-34)
Missing lace curtains.
That is how my day started. But in this little event, God showed me something important about Himself. Continue reading
This is the final post in a 3-part series. Read part 1: Circling the Mountain.
“My soul languishes for Your salvation; I wait for Your word.”
I don’t know about you, but when it comes to life, I’m not a fan of long delays. When I’m waiting for good things to happen in my life, I may not want it in 30 seconds, but I certainly don’t want to wait 30+ years akin to David and Joseph (sorry, fellas!). However, the more I walk with God, the more I’m learning that God is a God of timing. His timetable and mine don’t always match up, Continue reading
This is part 2 of a 3-part series. Read part 1: Circling the Mountain.
“For whatever was written in earlier times was written for our instruction, so that through perseverance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.”
–Paul, Romans 15:4
Just as Paul says here and later on to Timothy (2 Timothy 3:14-17), all Scripture is a gift from God, given to us so that we might know how to live this life of faith in God. So these few verses in Deuteronomy 2:1-4b are not only recounting history as Moses speaks of the people of Israel circling the mountain, but they tell us something very important about God and how He relates to us. Continue reading