This week Lysa talks about how critical that relationship- building time is that we give to
God each day. Our relationship with Him undergirds how our life goes. Not that it’s a magic ticket to bliss and experience, but that it helps us make sense and joy out of the little things in life. We all know that life is way more than waiting for the next big thing. Right? In large part, it's about the little things.
I have often wondered, ‘When I get to heaven will I find out there was one best thing I did here for Jesus?’ Will there be one something that was the most important? Will I be surprised by what it was? I’m guessing, “Yes!” That something may be less significant than I imagined.
Do you have moments in your life that stand out? Moments that even today, maybe decades later, bring a sound or thought or even a tear to memory? Why? Why would that one thing be special? Did it make a difference in who you would become? Does it tell you volumes about who you are now? Did something substantial change in your core being because of it? Or perhaps, even more curious, did something about you not change in that instant?
Wouldn’t it make sense that God is prominent in those moments? And if God is working in those times, it's important to stand back and look for what they have in common, and where they are different. Those clues can tell us why we have the passions we do, and what our purpose or purposes might be.
My moments are a collection of times spent in quiet - thinking about life and the world, with a spattering of comments that have been spoken to me by others (and God) and what they mean in my life. Some were painful, others not, but I think those clips tell me about my purpose. My wiring causes me to consider spiritual things often, and what comes from that? I share with other women because my passion is to help grow their relationship with God. That matters to me. It turns out that a lot of who I am is a result of moments and wiring.
What about how you’re wired? Does your spiritual/God-side of life center prominently because those moments with Him each morning, evening, or whatever help you see the purpose in those significant moments that stand out? When we are led by His counsel and Word in our time with Him, these clues can tell us a lot about who and why we are.
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