Monday, 9 July 2012

God is showing up in places, I didn't realise needed Him.

My post at Every day walk with Jesus

Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about these things. (Philippians 4:8)

This verse really challenges me. Of course, sometimes it is easy to think about these things, if I'm in the right mood, if I'm doing the right things, with the right people, these things just come naturally.

However, much more often I am doing the complete opposite. I am lying, and cheating, I am filling the world with dirt and rubbish and pain and I am filling myself with trash, letting into my body things that hinder and hurt.

You should clothe yourselves instead with the beauty that comes from within, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is so precious to God. (1 Peter 3:4)

Earlier in the year I would frequently cry myself to sleep. Often I didn't really understand it, and the only thing that would get me through would be to just keep praying and talking to friends. Often it was because I felt lonely. I didn't know what to do, and so I just kept praying. I could feel God hugging me each time, He would show me His presence and help me to sleep, but it just carried on...

Read the rest here; how God is is showing up in my life, in places I didn't know needed Him. (It is #4)