I'm warming up my life with a new read.
You won't believe me when I tell you this. We have lived here since the end of July and yesterday was the very first time that I entered a bookstore of any kind in this town. It takes great restraint! They are all around me, some within a mile from my apartment.
I have told myself that I need to catch up on all of the reading that I have to do before I purchase any more books. I have been reading, not buying!
I drove past a Lifeway store yesterday which I have driven by many times, but yesterday I felt a nudge. I tried to ignore it, but it lingered. I knew that I was supposed to "do a legal u-turn" as my gps would say and take myself back to the bookstore.
Once inside I wandered the isles forever . . . picked up a half dozen things, returned them to their shelves . . . finally, I whispered prayer, "Lord, why am I here?"
Two minutes later I spotted this:
I don't know how to describe to you what I felt when I picked up this book. I knew that it was the reason for my u-turn. It is what I need in my life right now that will help me make some spiritual u-turns.
"10 Weeks of Devotional Prayer" . . .
Our meeting place.
My favorite quote from this morning . . . one of many that I could share . . .
"Remember, the only thing whiter than snow is a freshly cleansed child of God." (Psalm 51:7) Beth Moore
Perhaps you would like to join me on this prayer journey? With you arm in arm! Would love to hear your thoughts!
"In everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God." Philippians 4:6