It’s a few hours before I leave the US and return to China. I find that I often get into this gluttonous routine when I prepare to return to China. I feel this pressing need to buy clothes, spices,…
My friend is returned back to China and I can’t help but relate to her gluttony as I prepare to head back to school. I want to take in everything, buy more things, see more people.. All of these things are fine in themselves, but I am fearing that all of these things, though good, have only fed my untrusting heart. It is as if I am feeding myself to the brim for fear of unorishment on the other side of the plane ride. “be still,” I am reminded. I hope these last few days here are filled with contentment, peace and trust that whatever is on the other side of that plane will be for my own betterment.
Isn’t it curious -
A sunflower not facing the sun.
But, Oh, how I see myself as that foolish flower.
Turned away from the good, I may look just as foolish, my flower.
But who could possibly turn me around but you?
Turn me quickly, Lord
for I fear to be the fool for far too long.
Let me face your
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"Oh I can see you now. Oh I can see the love in your eyes. Laying yourself down. Raising up the broken to life."
I forget so often how sweet it is to be in God’s Word. And like the tide, he pulls me back into his ocean. The truth of his word gently shaping my rough spirit.
NO. WHO CAN EVER BE OK WHEN THEY’RE WATCHING EVERYONE DIE AND SNAPE AND ALL THE FEELS OF ALL THE THINGS.