How are you guys doing? I hope well.
Okay! Hands up if you have been worrying about…well…everything?
Well! STOP IT! (lol)
Seriously though, have your peace. I pray blessings over you. I pray for peace to flood your soul, for grace to be your own, and for a renewed strength to go your way in Jesus name.
THIS IS GOING TO BE AN EXCELLENT YEAR
For the past week, I have been reflecting about what would be one of the most important things to consider moving forward this new year. Though this is going to be an excellent year, I sense that the troubles and challenges we will be facing will be on a level that will require us to be grounded in this – one thing – I am about to share.
Let me do just that using a true story I came across in a book called – Translating God – by Shawn Bolz.
1 + 1 may reach the mind, but once upon a time reaches the heart – Lou E.
So here it goes…
An enthusiastic young man, Dan, came to a conference of leaders where they were some leaders. He was excited about the opportunity to possibly be called up to speak even though he was not on the list. A discussion panel was being organized and Dan was hoping to fill in one more spot.
Dan went to see the head organizer, telling him of the numerous things he could do for everyone there, especially the head organizer himself. The head organizer had never met or heard of Dan. Certainly, he had talent. There was just one lingering possibility though.
And so, the organizer said to Dan, “Can I ask you some questions?”
“Of course!” Dan replied.
“Where did you go to celebrate Christmas last year?” the organizer asked.
Dan was confused since he had been expecting questions about what he could bring do or bring to the table.
“Um, I don’t remember. I was invited over to a co-worker’s house.” Dan said.
“Fantastic. Is this co-worker your closest friend?” asked the organizer. Continue reading “The Ultimate Test for 2018”