OPD – Obsessive Perfection Disorder. I definitely have it. I self-diagnosed myself yesterday. The house was so quiet. The kids were outside playing. My husband was running errands and I was left with the beautiful sound of my own thoughts. (I rather enjoy that sound from time to time.) While I had this precious time,Continue reading “Obsessive Perfection Disorder”
Do the Work of the Plan – Whatever it is – Do the Work – Make the time. Faith without the work is dead. A plan without a push goes no where.
Like the grandma who didn’t want to see the new home prepared for her, we don’t want to see the vision of the new life God has for us. God has paid a price for us – far beyond movers, trucks, and labor. Will we simply accept his help move into his provision for a better life or will we cling to our mess?
I pray that in the midst of these crazy circumstances and challenges of epic proportions, that you too have found beauty in some of these ashes, joy at the edge of any mourning experienced and blessings tucked in the creases of your burdens. Cheers to all God has for you in 2021! Happy New Year!
Every day, Satan, our opponent is on the court with us. From the moment we step out of bed, he is right there trying to knock us off our game, trying make a steal, or foul us out. How can we play the best defense against such an experienced opponent? We start each day on the attack. We defend our goals, our plans, our life. We go against Satan before he has a chance to make his first play.
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God just makes everything beautiful. God’s time is every second of every day. There is beauty in everything and all the moments. We are not waiting for God to make it beautiful. Even in the struggles and challenges, even in this space and season.
Not one of us was born without a gift to give the world. What is your gift? What gift will you share with world during this time?
When I stopped, I fully owned that I was drained from the year but I also realized the beauty in my exhaustion and the blessings of this year. I am drained because I went beyond myself this year. I went beyond my selfish nature to bless others, to give outside of myself, and to change lives.
The is no love walk that I have ever taken that reminds me daily in a humbling way of Christ’s love for me than as a foster to adopt parent.