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Thoughts From Sue: May 5

Now I’m singing Lenny Kravitz.

Do you ever feel like you don’t have enough time in the day to complete a thought, finish a conversation or even complete a task? That’s sometimes how I experience life.

Like many women in the church, I spent time at the beach last week. I came back realizing how important it is to slow down. I learned again what it feels like to get quality time. I got this with people, but I’m talking more about time with the Lord. What I mean is: although we probably can’t live our lives on the beach forever (you know, we have to work, bathe, eat and other stuff), the effects of slowing down are underestimated. We receive refreshment by providing the Lord both time and space to speak to us. You know what I mean?

One study at church was reading a book by Alan Fadling called, An Unhurried Life. It’s fantastic. A similar book is Crazy Busy by Kevin DeYoung. Both describe the monumentally and sometimes unceremoniously busy lives of the average American.

I personally find that I hear from God most when I quiet my heart enough and give him the time and space to minister to me in a way that only he can. He gives me comfort that only he can provide. He breathes life into me in a way that only he is able. He makes promises that only he can keep.

Psalm 46 tells us to be still and know that he is God. 1 Kings 19 tells us that the Lord speaks to us in the quiet. And, we can take our cues from Jesus here. He was fully God but he was also fully man. I have no idea if Jesus was an introvert or an extrovert, but we do know that he got away frequently to connect with the Lord. In his gospel, Mark records that Jesus got away by himself to pray 23 times. There are only 16 chapters in the entire book of Mark and Jesus got away 23 times!

I think that I could be reminded more of who I am, who I have been created to be and who God wants me to become if I’d talk to him more often…or even at all.

Last weekend gave me a glimpse of how sweet it is to connect with one another, but it reminded me more of how sweet it is to connect with the one who loves me more than I can imagine. The Blue Book is a great way to spend time with the Lord. Let’s encourage one another to continue in it for our good.

“(The one) who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty.” – Psalm 91:1

-Sue

Posted: 5.8.2017 in Women’s Ministry Share:

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