Psalm 34:8

Taste and see that the Lord is good.  Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him.

Every moment of every day we need to take refuge in the Lord.  The second we forget satin will swoop in and take his shot.  All we need is to lose focus for that second.  It’s happened to me, in fact it happens more than I like to admit.  One wrong thought or wrong word or moment of anger I let slip out and BLAM!  There he is.  It’s good to carry something that can get you back to focus right away.  Whether it’s a notebook full of written scriptures or a pocket bible or book of devotions.  It really doesn’t matter as long as you can take a moment and refresh.  I read yesterday that God wants our heart to be correct all the time.  He knows we will make mistakes along the way, but as long as we repent and get a clean heart that is what he wants.

Now this is my idea of escape.  When I really decided it’s time to sit down and write my book.  This is how I am going to do it.  I will pitch my tent on my raft and sail around Hayes Lake until I am finished.  If the mosquitos don’t carry me away I should have the next great American novel finished in no time flat.  Or I could just work on the children’s series I have been culminating as my children crawl all over me.  Either way I am one happy mother!

 

 

I really had wanted to start another blog about being mommy.  I had/have all these great ides for it on paper, but that’s as far as I have gotten.  I may end up just adding the stuff back into this blog.  I have been blogging about a study our women’s group is doing and also blogging on my Christianwriters.com site.  That and my kids, husband, house and full-time job keep me pretty busy.  I am happy with the response to this blog, so I think I will stick with it.  Thank you to my followers – woo hoo I have followers!

Matthew 9:9 …”Follow me,” Jesus told him, and Matthew got up and followed Him.

Hmmmm…  How many times have I ignored the word of God?  How many times has Jesus asked me to follow Him and I just sat there?  Countless I am sure of it.  I am stubborn and strong willed and if I don’t feel like doing something I don’t.  Or at least I didn’t.

I have started to pray and pray and pray over everyone whom I think needs it and every situation I think needs it.  It’s only been two days, but I am trying to be like God.  And the only way I can try to be like God is to spend time with him.  I heard the message this weekend.  It seeped into this thick skull of mine and sank right down to my heart.

Something has a hold of me and I need to get rid of it.  There is something dark still hanging on, but I know if I keep in His presence He will be able to break me free.