Lord, help me to rest in Your love. Not in a proud or selfish way that means I live however I want. But in a way that means I stop scurrying around, desperately trying to please You. Because it is already done. You are already pleased with me through the finished work of Christ. That … Continue reading A Prayer For Rest
I tend to get lost in my mind a lot. This can be a good thing. Sometimes.
I am good. I am not. I am nothing without fault. But I'm pure. No, I'm false. I am empty of all that's ought. See, I'm striving. I am grasping. But I'm still short of what's lasting. Yet I'm working. I am yearning. I am all fails, never earning. I am death. I am weary. … Continue reading The Tyranny of My Own Goodness
Oh sweet submission, tis my delight.
To turn myself over, whatever the fight.
To yield and defer to Who loves me the most.
And surrender my soul, my life, my voice.
The beauty is undeniable.
Heartbreakingly, awe-strikingly undeniable.
But the pain is still there.