Thank you, Lord for the endless possibilities of this day. The choices stretch before me with each contingent upon the decision that precedes it. Instead of struggling with an exact plan, help me Lord to recognize that we are in this together and the steps that seem to be out of step with what I want, may really be what you are using for my "becoming". Help me see and feel that you supply me with what I need when I need it. I come to you with empty hands and an open heart and ready to receive your abundant blessings!
If, or I guess WHEN we lack wisdom, You say to ask for it. I can't do this life on my own there are too many unanswered questions. But I have this crazy confidence that You, Lord are in charge and I trust You. I don't see how yet and I don't mean to tell you what to do but... maybe alittle quicker and clearer answers would be really nice.
Realizing what a wonderful, funky sense of humor God has, He does use anyone and anything, no matter how ordinary or unlikely. In fact, God, I have noticed that You seem to like ordinary and unlikely best. OK, so here I am. I know you are using me to work out Your GRACE in the world. To press towards the goal. To set aside every weight. To run with endurance. AMEN.
Scripture from Hebrews: Therefore since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith, let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily hinders our progress. And let us run with endurance the race that God has set before us. We do this by keeping our eyes on Jesus, on whom our faith depends from start to finish.
God is speaking to us. Both the one running the race of faith and to the crowd of witnesses urging the runner on. Each of us are in both roles. We are running this race of life and encouraging each other when we falter or feel alone. Make and Bake was awesome. Adult education and Faith Journeys are growing even as we wind down for the summer. We are family. I just want to say Thank You for being there for me and my family... and your family and his family and her family. Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion and can not be shaken but endures forever. The Lord surrounds his people both NOW and forevermore. God is faithful. All the time, God is good. God is good all the time.
Have a great week! God is counting on it.