Yet the Lord longs to be gracious to you ; he rises to show you compassion.
It is funny how you can read it, and it doesn’t touch the sides. When you can read a profound truth and you can see the truth of what it says, but you somewhere in your heart you think that is for someone else. That’s everyone elses experience, not mine. Yet there is a part that longs for that to be your experience too – and you pray, Lord deliver me from unbelief that I may live in the light of this truth. He longs….why do I think that it is not for me. I somehow think that I am an exception. I am useful while I do things. But that is the lie. The lie the enemy has cleverly sown into the fabric of your life, that only when you are doing are you valued. The treadmill never stops, and when you are crying out for a break you are reminded of all that you must do and the threat of loss. But that is not your Father. Did he say you must work to receive his approval? He said we must be still … Read More »
I try and avoid it as much as I can but somehow it finds me and I know that I must work with it and learn what I need to learn. My prayer in in the middle is Lord let me learn this quickly. I am amazed at the words that are said, that how quickly they can cut like a knife and cause you to bleed. Those who you thought were your closest friends often have the sharpeset blades.