What I often find simply amazing is that, when I am studying and having my daily quiet times I am learning so much about my relationship with God and why it is so very important to maintain an authentic relationship with him. And then, just like that (snap your fingers), he opens my eyes and my heart to understand and make a connection to how his word impacts my life in the most profound ways…simply amazing!
The past few weeks have been very challenging for me but through it all I have continued working through this book study and having my daily quiet times each morning. I know how difficult it is to try to maintain your focus and daily prayer life when everything around you seems to be falling apart. Our first instinct is to shift our focus to that which seems to be getting out of control. In reading the second chapter of this book study, I am reminded of all the times during the past week when I wanted to skip my morning quiet time because there were so many other pressing things that needed my attention and I just wanted to get to them done quick, fast and in a hurry. However, I had a very strong passion to continue with my daily routine. I know I keep saying it’s amazing but it really is because in this chapter I learned that we are invited and have a wonderful opportunity to express our thoughts, cares and concerns to God and the most beautiful thing of all…he has to opportunity to share his voice with us. I love it!!!
My best friend has been a wonderful source of strength for me as I have faced these challenges the past few weeks. He has gently reminded me that everything happens for a reason and it is in those still, quiet moments with God that true understanding comes. So there is no need for me or for you to shift our focus from God to whatever challenges we may be having in our lives because it is our relationship with Him that we will get the direction and clear understanding we need of how to handle each challenge as they come. Amen.
Find your voice in God’s 🙂