Stories, Life Lessons, Poems, Pictures, Word Thoughts...This is a blog to express my thoughts and gain perspective as I attempt to walk with God...Take from it what you may and give to it from your heart...Your comments are welcome!
Search This Blog
i need you
My heart is silent before you I wait for Wisdom Fill me 'til I am overflowing I need you ...I need you.
Who believes in you? Who do you believe in? I have always had trouble with this phrase. I mean, what does it mean to "believe" in someone. To "believe" in God - I understand. To believe in a person...well, it leaves me wondering. I don't say, "I believe in you" very often. If I have, it was meant as encouragement, but I am really not sure what I mean by it per se. For example, I can say: "I believe you can do it !" Which makes sense right? You perhaps see that the person can surpass their expectation and you are encouraging them to do so. But, "I believe in you." Does that mean the person didn't exist until someone believed in them? (That's pretty disheartening on many levels.) Does it mean that you believe they can do anything they set their mind to do? Does it mean you idolize them? For some reason, I like the phrase, though I don't really understand it. It is comforting in the sense that someone is willi
I didn't think much of it when it happened, but it did and here I am. What was it that led up to this event? I can barely recall. It doesn't matter now. The past is gone and I am to live in the present. ...the present... This moment - a gift from God - the present. I think of how quickly the moments of life fly by and how fragile we are, yet strong. Kind of like an egg; if situated properly, an egg can resist the pressure that in other circumstances would pulverize it. ...Fragile, yet strong. A flower. A spider's web. A b aby. A word... I can do everything through him who gives me strength.~Philippians 4:13 A gift... For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God~Ephesians 2:8 The present...a gift from God. T
"I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit He prunes so that it will be even more fruitful. You are already clean because of the word I have spoken to you. Remain in Me, and I will remain in you. No branch can bear fruit by itself; it must remain in the vine. Neither can you bear fruit unless you remain in Me. I am the vine; you are the branches. If a person remains in Me and I in them, they will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing." ~John 5:1-5