Sunday, January 2, 2011

Diving In

Last year I wrote about feeling like one of those people you see on tv during a flood, hanging on for dear life to a tree branch...except that in my torrent of life, my tree branch is connected to a very big God.

Well, on Friday I got a new revelation on that subject. First off, don't get me wrong---there's nothing wrong with hanging tight to Jesus, there's no safer place and each of us has seasons of resting at the feet of our Savior.

As I was cooking and getting ready for Corey's birthday party, God opened my eyes to the fact that while holding on to Him is well and good, we can never see the beauty found in the deep without letting go of the branches. And maybe, this torrent isn't this worldly life whipping me around, but really God's river where he has many wonderful things in store, if only I let go of my own safety nets and drink deep from His waters.

So this year my goals are to live every moment, searching for the real treasures of this life--blessings and miraculous in the day to day....to be open to His leading, to trust in His ways, and believe in the promises He has given us....2011, bring it on...I'm ready and waiting for a most excellent year! May this new year find all of you living life to the fullest, secure in all that God has in store for you too!

1 comment:

Green Girl in Wisconsin said...

I know God has all kinds of good things planned for me, too. I keep praying he opens my eyes to them and I don't get distracted by other things.