Tag: how do I delight myself in the Lord

A Prayer to Cease Striving and Rest in God

Lord, You are my Father — my good, good Father. I do not question that Your plans for me are good. I don’t even question Your ways — I’ve learned to trust in Your sovereignty.

But I still catch myself striving.

Like a gerbil on the wheel, some days I feel like I’m racing to accomplish all that is before me and not lose my footing, but it feels like I’m just madly going around in circles.

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Finding God’s Presence ~ Just Like A Toddler’s Bliss

The little one toddled along the sidewalk with her mom, the sun of summer blazing overhead. Shadows clung to their ankles … following … mimicking each step.

Stopping to watch a butterfly dance through a patch of daisies, the young girl turned and noticed movement behind her. Every move she made was replicated — dark images against the white concrete.

Her shadow!

Following. Every. Move.

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