Change: Its about THE DANCE

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He cradles us and delights in our trust.  He sings over us songs of deliverance and friendship and the dance.  He invites us to invite others into the dance that will never end but reflects His sufficiency in each new stanza.  Our partners may change faces but it is really Him in each refrain.  But must we change?  I am happiest with THIS SONG!  I know this one best but I feel the change is at the door and it feels like death not new beginnings.  Am I allowed to grieve?  Must I celebrate?  Must I dance?  “Yes, my beloved, dance!”  You smile as only you can, a smile that comes from a broken heart that carries our griefs and bares our sorrow to free us to love and receive love without borders.  “Yes, DANCE!” You laugh, “But let Me lead!”

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Change: Its about THE DANCE

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He cradles us and delights in our trust.  He sings over us songs of deliverance and friendship and the dance.  He invites us to invite others into the dance that will never end but reflects His sufficiency in each new stanza.  Our partners may change faces but it is really Him in each refrain.  But must we change?  I am happiest with THIS SONG!  I know this one best but I feel the change is at the door and it feels like death not new beginnings.  Am I allowed to grieve?  Must I celebrate?  Must I dance?  “Yes, my beloved, dance!”  You smile as only you can, a smile that comes from a broken heart that carries our griefs and bares our sorrow to free us to love and receive love without borders.  “Yes, DANCE!” You laugh, “But let Me lead!”

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Glory in the garage: finding the light in the strangest places

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Walking out to the parking garage after work I almost had my breath taken away by the beauty of the setting sun flooding the space.  There was no hiding from the sun and everything cold and familiar was transformed into jaw dropping, breathtaking beauty.  Come, see if you don’t agree then marvel and ponder:  what changed the mundane into a miracle?

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The answer, of course, is that nothing changed inside the garage except the time of day.  God says He makes all things beautiful in His time.  Do you want to be beautiful?  Ask God to reveal Himself to you.  Ask Him to show you who He really is.  Seek and you will find.  Knock and the door shall be opened.  Ask and it shall be given.  God says “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you, plans for your welfare and not calamity.

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Then you will call upon Me and I will listen to you and you will seek Me and find Me when you look for  Me with all your heart.

Winter on the mountain: Praising God in all seasons

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Its winter on the mountain. The view is better now that there are less leaves in the way.  The lake level is a lot lower and foot traffic is down to just me and my husband.  It is a time to bundle in warmer clothes.image

It is a quiet time.   It is a time to listen.  Undistracted, my mind  mind wanders and I am vulnerable to that still small voice of the Holy Spirit.    Speak Lord for Your servant is listening.  Am I the tree waiting to bud?  Am I the lake needing a flood?  You bring the seasons and make all things beautiful in their time.  Thank You.  Thank you.

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