Have you ever been in a place that you can’t explain with words? I’m a writer and I love words, yet I can’t seem to locate the right word to express the magnitude of this place. It is here where your priorities shift, where what use to seem important doesn’t carry the same weight in your life- It’s that place where although things may still appear a little stormy, you know that you are in the right place & that God’s got you- it’s that place where you feel empty and full at the same time- It’s that place where you place yourself, your desires, your gifts, your ambitions, your expectations, your heart, your pain, your… your… your everything at the feet of God and you’re satisfied with whatever He does with it- It’s that place where you just have to tell people, “Look, I know you don’t get me or understand where I am or where I’m heading- you just get it or you don’t- but it’s ok, ’cause God is compelling me to a place in Him and I have to respond to Him not you-” It’s where you don’t want religion, you want relationship- you just don’t want what someone else has or knows, you want your own- It’s where you’re not concerned about other’s opinion or their expectations of you- It’s here where you discover real power, real purpose through selflessness- It’s here that you just want to encounter God- nobody but God- it’s where you just want to keep your ear and your heart close to the voice and heart of God and you’re so grateful that He loves you and that He allows you to be in His presence. For it is in His presence that you find fulfillment. It’s through seeking His face that He ultimately reveals Himself and yourself to you. It’s there- in that place- where you realize that you will never ever be the same. Hmmm… You ever been there?
Dwelling on Psalm 27:8 and Jeremiah 33 today.