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Be Still

Saturday, July 25, 2009

...wake up at 7:00, rub my blurry eyes, trot to the potty, turning my curling iron to ON as I pass the sink... another day! Once my bladder is empty, it's hit the floor running to get out the door on time. No time for breakfast AGAIN...grab a.....grab a....oh, never mind, just forget breakfast altogether...no time left! Out the door I go...another day on the run.

"Hurry is not OF the devil...hurry IS the devil." "Hurry is not just a disordered schedule, it is a disordered heart!" (John Ortberg) BUT LORD, HOW DO I GET IT ALL DONE?

Could it be that God allows problems in my life just to get my attention? ...force me to the desert places where I need to drink water. (Heb 2:3) What if the noises in my life: computers, the TV, children, grandchildren, my boss, my husband, my addictions, worry, sickness, SUGAR, or CARBS are keeping you me from hearing God's voice, his whisper? What if He has something important to tell me but I'm just too busy or too preoccupied to hear it?

"Be Still and Know that I am God!" he says to me. BE STILL!

As I quiet my heart I begin to hear his gentle urgings, something begins to happen to my breathing...it slows. As I quiet my heart something happens to my focus...its OFF the noise and back on Him. As I quiet my heart, He speaks. It's His affirmation THIS time. It's His strength I can lean on. It's Him not me.

I can do it. It's different this time. I have the tools, I have the determination and I have HIM in a way I've left untapped in the past! " BE STILL and KNOW that I am God" and I am NOT! Listen, He wants to speak to you too!
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  • DEBIPOGUE
    Wow!! What a powerful Word. I receive it! It is so refreshing to have God friends on here and to be able to affirm each other and God's control in our lives. Bless you.
    Debi emoticon
    4102 days ago

    Comment edited on: 8/1/2009 9:02:32 PM
  • RAINRUN
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    GREAT BLOG!!! LOVE IT!
    Stay focused and determined an you will be successful.
    Get plugged into some SparkGroups and stay active in them. IT helps out a lot with success and motivation. Look for people with like interests introduced yourself on their page and add them as a friend.
    You will get as much out of SP what you put into to it. Much like everything else =)
    YOU CAN DO IT!!
    BTW...I sent you SparkMail it should help you get started with SparkPeople.com.
    TIA emoticon emoticon
    4109 days ago
  • RENEEANNS
    What a beautiful thought. Thank you for sharing this. Be Still. The words were a balm acrossed my bruised soul today Thank you.
    4109 days ago
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