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With Clear Vision

I sit in my office this morning – listening to my Spotify playlist while working at my desk.  I look out my window and see the incredible colors of fall – the trees in our front yard being the last of the trees to turn color in our neighborhood – and am in awe and filled with wonder at the incredible beauty – just outside my window.

This is behind glass.  A window that separates me from the outside – and from seeing this picture with clear vision.

What separates you from seeing something with clear vision?  If this life we are living – is just a picture – a dim picture of reality – as though looking through a dark mirror, then what is reality?   Are things sometimes not as they really seem?  When was the last time you wondered about something like this?  When was the last time you wished you could see a situation with clear vision?


God Bless

My Tree

Jeremiah 17:7-8

“But blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, whose confidence is in him. He will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream. It does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green. It has no worries in a year of drought and never fails to bear fruit.”

I LOVE trees.  I can stare at them forever.  They mesmerize me.  Each one is so different – unique and beautiful in its own way.  I love what Jeremiah had to say about those of us who “trust in the Lord” – comparing us to trees – special trees planted by the water.  Knowing that those trees are near a water source – they never have to fear the heat from the sun or even lack of rain causing a serious drought  – these trees always bear fruit – no matter what.

As we press into God and plant ourselves near to Him – we can relax.  We don’t have to keep looking around for a “water source”.  We are contented and never thirsty for other things that the world has to offer us.  He is our never ending “supply”.  He fills us up.  Even when we go through times of “heat” and “drought” – as we often do in this life.  And unfortunately –  no one escapes it.  Everyone of us will experience health issues and family situations – and even loss.  We will go through painful experiences and lonely times.  We will wonder what has happened to us at times.  But if we have spread our roots out in search of His never ending supply of strength and mercy  – we will find something else waiting for us – a deep joy and peace that come from belonging to – and living under His protection over our lives.  Even in the storms of life.  Even in the “dark night of the soul” times.  Even in grief.  Even in heartache.  Even in silence.  Even in waiting.  Yes – even then.

I would love to say that I live in that place with no worries – but sadly – I am still on a journey – and on that journey I have experienced things that have brought me to my knees, wondering at times – where God was.  Or worse – it was during those times – that I found Him to be silent and distant.  But I knew He was still there.  I had His word to remind me – and others in my life that encouraged me on a daily basis.  God used people in my life to bless me – when I thought all hope was gone at times.  When it felt like my own personal loss would swallow me – He sent strong friends to me – and it was through them that I heard His voice to me once more whispering my name  – and it was through them – that I learned He had not abandoned me.   And It was during this dark time that I leaned more and more on that knowledge that  God was still there for me – my source of strength and supply of living water – during the biggest drought and most intense heat of my life.

Are you in the middle of your own personal intense  heat and drought today?  Are you experiencing things you never have before and wonder if you can make it through?

I am praying for each of you today – that you will  find Him there for you when going through your own journey of questions and trials.  That you will spread out the roots of your own “tree” and find a rich supply of living water waiting for you there – never ending – refreshing – pure and satisfying.  As you stay close to the source.  As you stay close to Him.

God Bless

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