I’m an idea girl. I get these ideas in my head – some small and easy to accomplish, and some very grandiose and complex. Some of these ideas are self-generated and some are, I believe, prompted by God and my faith. The ones I think up on my own usually have to do with renovating the house, or a new diet or exercise regimen. I make a plan and then
We’ve been doing some landscaping in our backyard. The yard has been what one might call a “blank canvas” since we moved in a few years ago. There were no trees or shrubs to be found, leaving the imagination to run wild with ideas on how to beautify the landscape. I was looking for some trees to plant that would be attractive to look at and would provide some shade.
Do you ever say things to yourself to excuse your own poor choices or behavior? Like “I want it.” “I need it.” “It’s really not that bad.” “I’ll do better tomorrow.” Well I do. You see, I have trouble making good decisions for myself sometimes. I will know I’m not supposed to eat that but I do anyway. I will know I need to do chores now, but I’ll play games
Have you ever gotten an idea for a new project or been drawn into a new relationship or decided to jump into a new venture and all of a sudden you hear a voice in your head saying “What am I thinking? I am not qualified for this. I am not spiritual enough for this. Is God really calling me to do this?” I’ve been there. In fact I’m there