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.
His efforts always continue and He always, always, always gets our attention.
I was being cut down to the bone. I was being exposed to myself in the worst way. My sin looked like what I feared the most, yet I harbored it inside of me.
What I'm getting at here is the prayer of "God, let me see me." This 5-word prayer opens an awareness of what's in our hearts and unearths parts of us not seen.