So today, I ask you to make the memories. Do the mundane things that seem pointless and unrewarding. Keep the traditions. Take the pictures.
I know the end of the story. And it’s beautiful.
In other words, the more room I make for Him, the more I crowd out the enemy.
Jesus died on that cross, knowing that one day, we would be here. That we would still sin.
Maybe this week, even if you don’t have a TV, you could find an inspiring playlist. And in those times where you are tempted to tune out the world, you could instead turn in to God. He’s the only one who can truly offer us that peace we’re seeking anyways.
That little nudge is a chance. It’s a gift that He’s giving you to reach out to someone else. To feel connected. And maybe even to plant a seed that He will grow into beautiful, bountiful fruit.
I will purpose to turn off the words that are instilling fear and hopelessness. I will turn to the words and presence of Him to find my peace. I will listen to music loud enough to drown out the words of doubt. And I will give my smile to each person I pass.
I’ve taken a bit of time away from all of my media accounts again. I really felt like I needed to process and regroup before I could start writing again. I’ve been spending time in my yard, cleaning and redoing my gardens. Playing with my kids. Getting our chickens more used to us. And today,…
The Lord has made His victory known; He has revealed His righteousness in the sight of the nations. Psalms 98:2 HCSB
He told them he had a better way, and then he showed it by living it out, day by day. Even through the hard.