Standing on the edge with your toes hanging off having no idea where the next step will take you – that is how I feel lately. Have you been there?
Next Monday, October 20, 2014, I will get to share with you what God has been doing in me. This process started a few years ago as God whispered in my ear. I had no idea what He was asking me to do or where in the world this would all lead.
About one year ago, He gave me a sweet friend who had the same whisper. It was then we looked at each other and said, “Let’s do it.” Since that time, God has done miraculous things. I have had a front row seat to all of it, and I am amazed.
I am not amazed at His power or His presence, but I am amazed at His provision and grace to me…and the fact that He has allowed this ordinary chick to be a small part of what He is doing in this great big world.
Truly, I cannot wait to share, but I must. It will be worth it, I promise.
God has done things like this in all of us – well, maybe not exactly. We all have “stuff” God has called us to do, using the gifts He has given to continue to reach a world for Christ. I love to see how God uses us all in so many different ways. So very cool how it all works together to make something beautiful.
God called some people of Scripture to some crazy things. Examples: Jeremiah with the buying of land right before Babylon crushed Judah, Elijah ate food brought to him by ravens (1 Kings 17), Ezekiel laid on his left side for 390 days (Ezekiel 4), and many others. God may not have called us to these things, but He has called us to something. Whether it seems weird or crazy or whatever, He has a plan.
Spending time with Him, reading His Word, seeking His face, we hear His words to our heart. Whispers of hope and joy, but also whispers of direction and command. As we sit at the foot of the cross with our only desire to serve Him, we listen. his commands may simply be to care for our children, to go to work and share Christ there, to visit our neighbor, to help this in need, or to do a million other things. He has a plan for us all, even in the little things.
As we look forward to next week and the upcoming surprise, think about how God is using you. What is He speaking to your heart? What is He doing in you? I would love to know!