This morning as I was driving to work, I felt so far from God…so disconnected though I was worshipping my heart out in my car. I wanted, needed, craved, desired a touch from my Maker. A word of encouragement, a smile, to discern Him dancing over me. But I got nothing. My faith tells me that He is an ever present help in a time of danger. My theology tells me that He is omnipresent, omniscient, omnipotent. My experience tells me that in my times of disconnection, God is about to do something.
I got into work and my day progressed as normal. Boxes to move and unload, impression material and prosthetic devices to clean up, letters to write and frustrations to suppress.
Then I opened up my email and found a word of encouragement, completely unsolicited, from Chill Pastor. It could not have come at a more perfect time.
Continuing to lift up school for you…You are very close to starting…Some words of wisdom for you…Do not be surprised if the devil hits you with something in these next 30 days, out of the blue…He does not want you to begin this new chapter…He wants to discourage and distract you….My prayer for you is simple…A prayer for peace…A prayer for discipline…A prayer for energy…Enjoy the journey…
I love how God is knitting my heart with the hearts of so many amazing people…through my blog. Paige, Chill Pastor’s wife, recently had some time in the hospital. When I learned that she was in the hospital, I was just as concerned, prayerful, as I would have been if one of my friends that I see weekly were in the hospital. I obviously couldn’t drive to GA, but I was there.
I’m learning a new facet of my Maker. I remember when I was first baptized in the Holy Spirit. I remember the first time that I was impressed to pray, in tongues, fervently. I did not know what I was praying, but I knew that it was something urgent, something passionate, something that would change something in the heavenlies..one of those touching heaven, changing earth moments. I was very impressed that I was praying for someone in Asia.
That is kind of the way that I am beginning to perceive my blog. God is using my blog to knit my heart with people that I’ve never met. I pray for you. You pray for me. One day, perhaps on this side of eternity, perhaps on the other side of eternity, we will meet. And we will know one another. Because it is a heart connection.