December 14, 2012 game face
Advent/tree gear: shoestring (because when it comes untied, you just tie it up again and get back in the game)
Sometimes the hardest thing to do is put yourself out there.
“What if people think I’m crazy?”
“What if they mock me?” “What if they make stuff up about me?”
“What if people turn on me?”
“What if i mess this up?!”
Moses had that problem. He had great fear of putting himself out there. So, his brother Aaron became his spokesperson to lead God’s chosen out of Egypt. I wonder, as greatly blessed as Mo was, what kind of mind-blowing blessings did he missed out on for refusing to wholly trust Father God to help him thru his ‘fear of public speaking’?
What kind of courage did it take for Joseph to put himself out there and honor Mary in her … uhm … predicament? What kind of faith set Mary apart to put herself out there and say the words, “I am the Lord’s servant?”
We don’t always ask for the situations in which we find ourselves sweetheart. More often than not anymore
And, the more I do, the more I rely on the wisdom The Almighty One has set in place for me –
through the Christ Child,
through His Word,
through His people,
through His touch,
Your resources have not been set in place by accident. They are in place to
So, when called to move, you will put yourself out there. Then, put yourself out there again.
‘When someone has been given much, much will be required in return; and when someone has been entrusted with much, even more will be required.’ (Luke 12:48 NLT)
Go. Get back in the game.