On the way home from the coast, a glance in my mirror reminds me to not look back…Continue reading “Looking Forward”
We’ve all been in our homes plenty these past weeks! And this can wear on us. Our family has had our share of emotions, irritation, and need to forgive each other.
I’ve been reading Isaiah, and a few verses I hadn’t noticed before caught my heart. They have became my prayer for our home:
When you think back on this past year, what comes to mind?
I have opened my curtains many mornings this past year, thinking on the verse, “Pray continually, being watchful in it with thanksgiving,” (Colossians 4:2). I want to keep choosing a heart posture of watching to see God at work! But as 2019 ends, I don’t yet see the answer to prayer in this area of need, and this year ends without closure.
What have you been praying? In what area of your life is this year coming to a close without answers?
What is it that you reach for? How do you compare yourself with others? Maybe with appearance, home, relationships, role, position, involvement?
Our family has moved twice in the last few years, to a new place where I was not known. I have felt the temptation to be known for how I look, what I can do, and who I know – and been keenly aware of my lack of involvement and connections. While this has been hard, it has been a wonderful opportunity to journal and explore my heart with Jesus. So, I share this post with you…
I have been thinking about patience and perseverance, with the fall crops being harvested and as verse from James 5 keeps coming to mind.
In my life, there are things I am praying and waiting for over time and the answers don’t seem to come quickly. Are you experiencing this in your life in some way, too?