When you and I come to the end of our earthly journey or the the end of a season in our lives, what will we leave undone? There is no way we can “do it all,” but there is a way to know “what to do” and “when to do it.”
“I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love; Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.” -Ephesians 4:1-3
Ephesians 4.1-3 What is your vocation? In the Strong’s Concordance, the word “vocation” is defined as an “invitation” or a “calling.” In essence, the Lord asks us, “Would you do this job for me?” Marriage, singleness, secular work, ministry work, motherhood, infertility, sisterhood, etc. are some of our respective callings as women. These callings or invitations are from whom?
We cannot always see what’s around the corner or at the end of a physical road. There are twists and turns, ups and downs, trees, mountains, and such. How do we navigate these unseen roads?
Some minutes in the morning,
Ere the cares of life begin,
Ere the heart’s wide door is open
For the world to enter in.
LORD, send rain from Heaven
Into the garden of my heart
By gentle shower or heavy flood,
Water every dry, scorched part.
"When we are unjustly condemned by men, we may appeal to God, and call the appellation, and seek and expect a more just sentence pronounced and executed by God; we may say, 'Let my sentence come forth from thy presence.' Sincerity of heart giveth boldness to a man to present himself to God, to be Read More
Psalm 119:80 "Let my heart be sound in thy statutes; that I be not ashamed." With a minimal browsing of the news of current events, one's heart can be overwhelmed. Some news stories can make one physically sick because of the intentional evil done. This is not going away. II Timothy 3:13 states, "But evil Read More
My heart is fixed. The meaning of the word "fixed" is established, secured, settled, stabilized, and prepared. [Strong’s Concordance] These defining words are desired words for my life and probably for yours, too. The only unchanging fixation we have in this life is our great God and His Word. When our hearts are fixed Read More
HE is higher than my overwhelmed heart. HE loves the ones I love more than I do. HE can help their struggling hearts much better than I can. HE is always with them even when I'm not. HE sees the big picture of His workings that my eyes can't see. "My soul, Read More
Proverbs 31:25 “Strength and honour are her clothing; and she shall rejoice in time to come.” This woman respects herself, seeing herself as loved by the King of Kings! She looks into the mirror and sees a woman fashioned by God, created with specific features and gifts. She does not allow anyone to diminish her Read More