The Reward for Surviving Rough Seas

The Reward for Surviving Rough Seas
We are all like sea shells tossed about in rough waters and being re-shaped in wondrous ways. But have you ever contemplated the notion that sea shells have to complete their journey through the rough waters before they get to rest on the shore? Yeah, we are ALL like sea shells and Heaven is The Great Shore.

Sunday, January 29, 2012

What My Fingers Choose To Type

Greetings Everybody,
Sometimes when I sit down to write in this blog, my mind has many things it wants to share, but I don't know what my fingers will choose to type.  

Sometimes my words come out in stories, sometimes they come out as a lesson, sometimes they come out as a prayer...sometimes a combination of all of the above.

I just never know.

Today is kinda like that.

Right now, I don't know exactly where this morning's blog-post is going, so I guess I should probably just start out with what I am feeling this morning.

It's Sunday Morning...and I am Happy.

But it is more than that...I am filled with Joy.

Being filled with Joy is bigger and deeper than being Happy.

It's not that there are not's not that my world is perfect ( I assure that it's neither of these)

There are plenty of troubles, and there is plenty of "ugly" in my world.

But this morning I am filled with a sense of Joy that overcomes troubles and all the ugly stuff.

And I am hard pressed to contain this feeling any longer.

I want to sing.  
I want to sing loud and strong with my eyes closed and my body tuned to every syllable.

I want to weave tight harmonies with intricate nuances of tone, pitch, and timbre.
I want to touch souls today and bring glory to God today...and I want to Sing to HIM.

Singing is something Very Spiritual to me. 

Singing and Writing and  Speaking to Christian Women is something I find great fulfillment in.

And this morning I can tell that it's time for me to prepare a message for another Christian Ladies Function and speak again...I can feel it.

And I think I have the topic picked out.

And I can fairly well feel the words bubbling in my soul waiting to be set down in print.

Soon Lord...I know it will be soon Lord.

Thank you God for preparing me...and for giving me my voice today...and for helping through the difficult asthma days...and for putting your words in my heart... and allowing me to sing, write and speak them.

It's Sunday Morning Father and Soon Your Saints will be Assembled.

Apparently my post this morning was part Personal Insight, Part Prayer, and Part Share.  

(Sending a Big "Thanks" to those of you who read this blog)

But mostly...Thank You GOD for giving us JOY!

In Him,


Hilary Melton-Butcher said...

Hi Grace .. we are lucky to be fortunate in so many things - when I'm down .. I turn my mind towards others who suffer so deeply and count my blessings .. Glad you are full of joy ... have a good week - Hilary

Grace said...

Thank you Hilary. You are very right!

Looking at others situations helps us to put our own troubles into the correct perspective.

(Just like the old saying about the man who complained that he had no shoes, until he met a man with no feet.)

Sending Blessings to You and Yours :)

In Him,