Through out the week the theme of verses being shared with me through friends, blogs, devotions, conversations and soaking in Him has been "For I know the plans I have for you" hummm plans for ME? I feel movement. I feel Jesus whispering and nudging and reminding me HE determines my steps, HE directs my journey and HE is working on something.
What do I think this is? I HAVE NO IDEA!
Perhaps it is a little change, perhaps it is a big change, perhaps it is simply a change in the way I perceive things... I'm not certain. But this I am certain of, HE is stirring me. He is opening my heart, my eyes and my desires.
My "word" for 2015 is DEEPER. To dig deeper into my faith, my trust, my hope in Him. To dig DEEPER into my soul, my own heart and my own dreams. Dig Dig Dig..... as I'm digging, I'm hearing His whisper "FOR I KNOW THE PLANS I HAVE FOR YOU". The photo shared here, was the first image shared with me this morning. My devotional, was about striving to trust in the Lord in more areas in my life. The verse to soak in today "Lean on, trust in, and be confident in the Lord with all your heart and mind and do not rely on your own insight or understanding. In all your ways know, recognize, and acknowledge Him, and He will direct and make straight and plain your paths" Proverbs 3:5-6
To be moved could mean so many things, moved physically, moved emotionally, moved to a new path, moved to a new friendship. To change direction.
This morning as I soak in Him I am reminded by the above quote and the arrow, I ask Him daily to SHOOT ME in the DIRECTION for which He feels my purpose is. I do not just make the ask in light hearted eh... let's see what happens, I ASK as I SEEK and I KNOCK.
I am finding this week has been much like a long run on a Sunday afternoon. I am filled and pouring over with HIM and HIS WORDS. I am focused on looking straight ahead and taking in the views along the way. I'm not watching my feet - they aren't really leading me, it is HIM! I am breathing in deeply. I am hushing the world around me. I am intentional in my desires to accomplish with all my heart the course which is laid before me. And not just complete the course, but to complete it with a smile. I am excited to come to the place where I see the finish line and can rest... REST IN HIM.
This is verse I will hold today as well:
"Don't be afraid, for I am with you. Don't be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand." Isaiah 41:10
I will not be afraid. I will not be discouraged. I will trust in His strength & his victory ~ MOVE ME JESUS! Move me where I am without boarders