Half a year ago, God asked me to start a blog.
But the story doesn't end there.
I had (and honestly still have) a lot of questions about this blog business:
But just when you think you know better, get ready for it…you don’t.
As time passed, I drifted into the wilderness. It became harder to hear His voice, feel His promptings. But the Holy Spirit is faithful and persistent, and periodically the reminder of His seemingly strange request would drift through my mind. Like a breeze coming upon you in the thick, hot woods, the Lord’s call tempted me to follow His mysterious lead. He had a promise to whisper if I would follow Him back.
The Lord continued to subtly call to me for a time. And one day in the midst of all my questions and wonderings, I remembered a message I'd heard long ago, but I remember where:
"If you can't hear God and don't know what to do next, think back to the last thing He asked you to do, and do it."
And if there is one thing I've learned, there is no coincidence when it comes to the Holy Spirit. When He moves, you should listen.
Since I turned my "no" to "yes," my defeated thoughts about starting a blog have begun to turn around.
I have no idea why God wants me to write a blog. I have no idea what He wants me to write about. So welcome to the journey with me. I have no idea where we are going.
If you're here, I'm honored that you'd spend your valued time with me. In exchange for the honor you do me, I promise you these things: honesty, obedience, and a sense of humor about it.
Bear with me, I smell that sweet aroma of promise and I'm going to chase it into the thicket.