Like the prodigal son (Luke 15:11-24), it's not that my Father has changed, it's me who is experiencing Him differently.
Instead of asking another pastor in the community, I wanted to come a little closer. An uncle/aunt perhaps? No. Think closer. MY DAD!
It's not coincidental that a "second wind" comes when we decide to press on and continue.
If I could sum up my week in one word, it would be FRUSTRATION.
When God speaks...You listen. But do you really?
I want to take a moment on this blog to do something different. I am not sure who this will reach or how far, but I want us all to touch and agree in prayer together.
However, Holy Spirit reminded me of something very important: how can I ask for something, and not prepare for it. If I was going to ask God for friend, I needed to learn how to be good one.
So often, we hope that we have instant gratification from the things that we do. Yet, when it doesn't reap anything immediately, we stop, we give up in the pursuit of what God has told us to do, or in my case who we are called to serve.
What comes to mind when you think of feet? There are many words to describe feet, but for me recently it was barefoot.
56 Blessed be the Lord, who has given rest to His people Israel, according to all that He promised. There has not failed one word of all His good promise, which He promised through His servant Moses. (1 Kings 8:56)