Wow it has been a long time since I posted. The busyness of life just took over. Sometimes it seems easier to give in to the busyness rather than push against it, but then you get down the road a bit and realize that the way back to your life is a dirt road that's all uphill.
Yep, that's where I am now. Standing on the dirt road looking up the hill I have to climb in order to reclaim my life. The good news is that I've started walking. I've stopped standing, mouth gaped open in disbelief and started the walk back.
Bible. Books. Markers. Paints. Pencils. Journals. Clean desk. Decluttered bookshelves. Tennis shoes. Water bottle.
I've been meditating on the scripture from I Kings 19 about Elijah and the broom tree. Elijah had seen God's miracles and was a man of great faith, yet when Jezebel threatened him he went running away. He hid under a broom tree and told God that it was all too much. He caved in. He was ready to end it all.
God allowed him to rest and even sent angels to cook for him. God met him right where he was and gave him enough. Enough to continue his journey to where he would meet God as a small still voice. Enough.
Looking over the last year of my life, seeing so many amazing miracles by God, how have I ended up lacking faith in the challenges that have appeared? How did I allow myself to get back on the hamster wheel of busyness and spiritual lack? How have I ended up caving in?
Where are you in the journey? Caved into the busyness? Walking the road back? So overwhelmed you have no idea where you are and neither does Google Earth? Are you at the "too much" from life or the "enough" from God?
Wherever you are, I pray you receive the Enough from God you need to be on the way.
And now, with shoes on and chin up, off I go. Trusting God for Enough.