August 21, 2014 2×4

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But desire the greater gifts. And I will show you an even better way. (‭1 Corinthians‬ ‭12‬:‭31‬ HCSB)

Good mornin’, Sweets- there was a picture floating around on Facebook yesterday of a third world child giving a drink of water to a younger, malnourished soul. The caption was something like “next time you find yourself complaining, remember things could be worse.”
It wasn’t long til I heard myself complaining about something minuscule and stupid. And, the image of that child pouring life into another flashed like a furious bolt of lightening into my brain.
Busted.
I hate that.
I was totally busted.
I bowed out of that conversation immediately, and said, “God, just keep on slapping me back into place with Truth. Please. Every time. Hit me with a two by four each time I start to succumb to the enemy’s trap of pettiness.”
Like you, God Most High has chosen some of His people to speak life into me at various peak and valley times. And, it always blows my mind because the affirmation and nourishment is so much more than the self-defeating thoughts and tiny dreams that I have of myself.
I’ve been scared-praying this verse for a while, half wanting His greater gifts to explode in me so I can pour more of Him out into another, yet half enjoying my comfort zone. He’s saying, “Ang, you desire to be taken there, and I desire to show you, but you’ve got to do the work on your end.”
The Almighty’s timing is so delicious.
Wake up.
Desire His greater gifts.
Pour into someone.
Go.

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About lewis3sunz

I am a blessed woman. Wife, daughter, mother of 3sunz, sister, author of 'Spirit Move Me: Memos to you that sway with the Holy Spirit', Jesus loving Oklahoma girl, I love exploring truth, early morning is my favorite time of day, teacher/trainer, lover of books and news and fascinated with butterflies, extreme right brained pondering creature; enjoy helping others find meaning, tap into their own inspiration and intuition to work more effectively, and overcome struggles and the rising and falling of life in the everyday grind and in small business/micro business worlds. Blessed with the crazy notion, the wild-eyed foolishness, and the madcap belief in the simple idea that I might help one to make a decision that makes a difference in the world . . . as stated by Ralph Waldo Emerson’s famous quote…“To know one life breathed easier because you lived, this is to have succeeded.” I get to use my small business background as a former owner of a Flower Shop and Hallmark Store and former co-owner of Disability Specialists, LLC, to help folks build dreams. I hold a M.Ed with emphasis on Adult Training and Education. I’d love to get my Doctorate in Educational Leadership . . . someday. My work centers on the belief that inside each of us lives a mesmerizing soul waiting to be revealed. Every day we can choose to trust the magic of our calling and take those unconventional moves to unlock an enchanted journey. I serve as Business and Industry Director and Business Development Services Coordinator at Canadian Valley Technology Center in Chickasha, Oklahoma.

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