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ByKaren

Where Are Your Eyes?

Chaos is all around. It is something that is hard to escape on a daily basis. Everyone knows at least one person or more, who is fighting a battle that is unimaginable. The kind that they never thought that they would be part of.

As things go wrong with one thing or another in our life, that is when we tend to take our focus off of the things that are of God and try to take care of things ourselves. We take things into our own hands instead of laying everything down at the feet of Jesus. We become frazzled, disoriented, and before we know it, we have lost all sense of direction.

 

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The words of the old chorus, “Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus”, are those that can bring remembrance to your soul, that we are not in it alone. That things are not as bad as they seem, because we look at things with our natural eyes.

1 Corinthians 13:12 says, “For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.”

It’s talking about perspective and not really understanding what is going on, because you’re not seeing the “whole” picture, but one day, you will fully understand. Just go on living a life of trust in God, faith in God, and loving God and letting your faith grow! He will never leave you, nor forsake you, but will go with you to the very end.

“Turn your eyes upon Jesus. Look full in His wonderful face.
And the things of Earth will grow strangely dim, in the light of His glory and grace.”

Written by Helen H. Lemmel in 1922

ByAngie

Good Ol’ Writer’s Block

So here I sit: Waiting. Thinking. Typing a few words, hitting the back space button, and staring at the screen. Rinse and repeat.

I’ve been like this for a few weeks now. I have ideas, but don’t know how to put them into words. I’m praying, but not feeling lead into anything. Nothing is the norm lately… Everything is in limbo as we wait to move to a new home. Homeschool, business, crafting, cooking, life. Everything…

I haven’t even decorated for Christmas yet. If you know me personally, you know that’s a big deal.

For now, I’m going to keep my focus on God. I’ll let him continue to tell me what to write and when to write. What to say and when to say it. Everything. In fact, I’m beginning to realize, through all of this he is teaching me a HUGE lesson.

Does this ever happen to you? You feel dry? Your mind is going a million different directions instead of keeping in focus?

God bless you all. May we all enter our weekend with our focus on Him, and complete our weekend refreshed, focused, and at peace. Amen!