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God is in the Details

I had the opportunity to go on a missions trip to Jackson, MS last week. I was needing the approval from my boss and I finally had it mid-day Thursday when I would be leaving Saturday morning. As soon as I got the okay I started the process of preparing to be gone for a week. It was much to my surprise after a couple hours of knowing I was able to go that I had this insistent tug at my heart to check with the Lord if I should go. Up to that point I hadn't even asked Him if I should go. I figured why wouldn't He want me to go...it is Missions after all. And when I did finally ask I felt the sweet words of a kind Abba saying to stay home. I didn't ask why. I knew He knew why and that was enough this time (sadly, most of the time it's not enough). So, Friday, a day after deciding to go, I determined to heed the instruction and stay.

Yesterday when I was reading Joshua 9 verse 14 this stuck out at me "...but they did not consult the Lord." The Israelites didn'…

Great Adventure

Life with God is anything but boring. It's always an adventure. 

As some of you read the word adventure your hearts skipped a beat with excitement while others stopped for a beat with anxiety. My favorite type of an adventure is one I have planned and prepared for. Control issues? Nah. Well, maybe a little....okay, okay, it's a daily decision to let go of control. But I am leaps and bounds from where I was and for that I'm thankful! 

It seems like I've stumbled into another adventure. 

For a few months I have been feeling a stirring in my spirit. I knew the Lord was at work in me and I was not really sure what that was going to mean for me in the coming months. I knew change was immanent, but wasn't sure what that would look like this time around.

And then I heard Him say "In order to receive promotion, you have to let go of where you currently are." Oh man! I was rocked. I knew that if I kept my hands so tightly grasped on my current location I would not ha…