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Friday, November 9, 2012

(Peace and) Quiet…

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You will keep in perfect peace
all who trust in you,
all whose thoughts are fixed on you!
Isaiah 26:3 (NLT)


(Peace and) Quiet…

Thank God that You are in
control, Lord, and not me. I can't even be quiet…
I move too quickly. I do not take enough time to seek peace and quiet. I give myself the gift of running in order to create space to pray and seek His face. Life has turned on its head recently, and I haven't even had time to run. I had little quiet time. I had little peace. I was missing my time to connect with Him. In the silence. In the stillness. So, he stilled me.

Flu. Fever. Chills. Aches. I am not saying that getting sick was a punishment. I am saying that for me getting sick was a message…."Slow down. Be quiet. You are moving too quickly. You are not making space for quiet time. You may not be able to hear Me when I speak. Child, be still."

 I make noise when I should listen. I need to learn to be quiet before I am made to be quiet. I am sorry, Lord. I did not mean to not listen to my body, listen to You. I am still now, quiet and listening. No, I am still making noise and now the timer has rung. I need to be quiet. Thank God that You are in control and not me. I can't even be quiet…


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