It occurred to me today that moving through change towards your heart’s desire is simply just to keep moving.
I wouldn’t have expected both desires to begin to grow stronger at the same time.
Saturday, I wrote for two hours and then I painted for three.
My writing was good for me, it was representative of my heart.
My art, tedious and detailed causing me to almost quit
Instead I sat it aside, went back and then
Leaning it against the wall for a long look, I was satisfied in its message.
This morning, I woke thinking of humility vs. insecurity and I determined the difference.
Humility is strength enough to move towards accomplishment with no concern for acclaim. Humility is simply patience on the path while listening to God’s quiet direction forward.
Growing up along the fence, I would have missed this if I had not decided to take just a few extra steps to a place in my own backyard.
What does God have for us that’s just a few extra steps off our habitual or unbelieving path?
Beauty and wisdom are found in the places we avoid, are afraid of and for me, maybe you…the impossible places.
A friend said to me on Saturday, “You should be published.” And I smiled and instead of saying, “Oh, it’s hard or maybe or I doubt it” I said,
“God is moving me to the place of His purpose.”
You can make many plans, but the Lord’s purpose will prevail. Proverbs 19:21
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Thank you for your post.Love reading them.
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Thank YOU, Del!
Thank you for sharing your heart. A friend of mine challenged me to read Desire by John Eldredge…a hard but great read on seeking your heart’s desires as God intended. I absolutely love your reflection on humility vs. insecurity. I love how God grows us if we are just willing to allow Him to.
Gonna look for that book.
Be prepared… It is a powerfully emotional read!!!