Archive for February, 2012

Faith!!!

February 28, 2012

Mark 9:23 says, Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth. One of the things I’ve been thinking on lately is faith and stepping out on it. I’ve been asking myself, with the different strengths I have, how can God best use me? Even with my weaknesses, the bible says that His grace is sufficient, and His strength is made perfect in my weakness. If that is true, then that means even in my weak moments I can still step out in faith and watch God move.

One area I’ve been thinking on is being content while being single. One day, I’d like to be married. But, in the midst of this current season, there’s a lot that needs to be done. Lord-willing, there are friendships to build, poems to write, pictures to take, days to take off,  sweet teas to drink, lessons to learn, ham sammiches to eat and chances to grow.  Business-wise, I’m actively seeking knowledge to arm myself to step out in God-given opportunity. In the midst of disappointment, I’m seeking to learn from it and keep moving forward. In regards to self-improvement, I’m learning to trust and thank God that He can use me despite my flaws; that He’ll correct and help mold me through them. Boom-chakalaka!

Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. That is a scripture that still gets me; faith is moving in what is not seen. For an analyzer such as myself, that can be a tall order. What does that look like to you? What would it take for you to step out in faith? What decisions are you in the process of making that will effect not only your current situation, but the future? Where do you see God leading you? Yes, every detail in life cannot be planned; but, you can ask yourself are the decisions that you’re making setting you up for where God is leading you. Do you really believe that all things are possible?

God has created you with talents, ideas, thoughts, feelings, strength. Even in the midst of dire situations where all seems lost, you can rise from the ashes with God’s help.

hola!

February 28, 2012

Lately, and ever often, I ask myself where I am vs where am I heading. Looking at old blog posts, poetry, etc; it’s interesting. I came to wordpress in an effort to consolidate a lot of the older stuff into a new home; kind of like looking through an old photo album. Sitting down and reading placed me back in the moments of the piece(s), all the while comparing simultaneously to where I am now. One thing that comes to mind is my desire to keep writing, keep pressing and believing; filling blank spaces with words of encouragement, love and hope from the Most High. It can be good to retrospect and look back. But then, there’s the next canvas to fill.