So, yesterday I sat down and wrote a post. Today I come online...and it isn't on my blog. Thank goodness! I was kind of whiney. Haha! I was so bummed that I couldn't go to church yesterday because my baby still has a cough from RSV. I was letting it ruin my whole day. My head was saying...'Do some scream praying. Cast this sadness out. Reclaim the joy that was just restored to you.'
The problem. My heart just wasn't feeling it. Finally I decided I had had it. I didn't 'feel' like doing anything about it. But I have been there. I have entertained those feelings. So I knew I had to do something. I found the only cd that was within easy reach. I put it in...and told my kids to start dancing with me. Yep...they looked at me like I was a bit of a freak. (Me dancing...not a cute sight. But luckily they could care less!) I found a worship cd...and they were in the middle of lunch. Not the best scenerio for happy dancing. Haha! But soon enough they stopped gawking and joined in. Before I knew it I was laughing. That is all it took. A little effort. Seriously. Any of us can put on some music and dance.
At one point I realized that the song I was listening to was saying the words that I feel. "Where You go I'll go. What You say I'll say, God. What You pray I'll pray." YES!!! I want to go where God leads. I want to say what He lays on my heart. And I always want to pray from the heart of God. That is why I so urgently want to know when any of you are hurting. Down. Sad. Confused. Overwhelmed. I want to intercede for you. I want to seek God's encouragement for you. Please allow me to use this passion that He has overwhelmed me with. It would bring me so much true, pure joy and happiness to pray words of life over you.
Here is a link to the song I referred to. It is by Brian and Jenn Johnson.
Words have power. Written words provide proof. You can read them, and reread them whenever you want. They can speak life to someone who needs encouragement. They can speak death to someone who is being deceived. The choice lies within you. How is it that you want people to remember you? Encourager...that is the gift that God has laid on my heart. To use my written, spoken, and/or sung words to lift people up. To be one link in their road to healing, restoration, joy. I have been without those things, and I claim them to be mine again. If you want me to seek God on a prayer for a specific situation...that is why I am here. I would LOVE LOVE LOVE to pray God's Word of Life over you.