“Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (NIV)
It is time to give THANKS:
Today, very early this morning, I was blessedly led on an adventure through God’s word- without an actual devotion to follow.
Today, I meditated on His Word.
Today, I looked to the stronger and wiser for their experience and empathy.
Today, I felt weak, however, in Christ I knew I was still strong.
Today, I give THANKS to my Father for teaching me and loving me beyond words. I PRAISE HIM for his guidance and correction which leads me even closer to HIS Kingdom!
Today, my heart broke into more pieces and my Father was with me the whole time. He still is.
Today, I have joy in my brokenness, because He’s reminded me that He’s teaching me His way.
Don’t misunderstand. Today was excruciating. I had moments where I felt I wasn’t good enough for Christ’s sacrifices to redeem me. I had thoughts as He gently nudged me towards His Words, thoughts of “How?” and “Its just NOT that easy to wait for my Lord!” I had very human thoughts.
I write this because my Father is so very faithful. My heart is still broken- because that’s how it needs to be today. This is how we truly learn. It’s not over, but neither is His Grace!
Lord, I pray humbly for your Grace to touch those who may be in the same broken place I find myself more often than not. You lovingly take our hands as we grow more ready for Your Kingdom- day by day. Thank You, Dear Father, for your comfort! I love You!