Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Checking in!

ok... So here I am checking in... and I promised honesty. Here you go :)

Yes, I did better at being intentional about spending time with my Savior this week. But better is NOT good enough. Wow guys.. why are we so hard headed? Why does it take us (ME!) so long to get things figured out. Here is what I learned this week
  • The time while my baby is crawling around is not the time to crack open my Bible
  • The time when she's napping isn't either. I either need to clean, work on projects, or I want to get online! (is this the part where I should just walk away from the computer.. she's napping now!?!)
  • The time at night when all I want to do is crawl in bed is not the time for me. It's too tempting to just drift off..

So that leaves me with the crack of dawn.... I have between 6 and 6:30 (on a good day) when I am not called into mommy-land. That's going to be my golden time. I can do it. I NEED to do it. On a walk with Kristi this week I told her to ask me if I'm getting up to do it. I have 1 good day under my belt. That is certainly not great, but it's a start. I'll be up tomorrow A.M with a hot cup of tea and my Bible, seeing what God has to show me.

Being intentional has given me more of those.. spur of the moment prayers and times when I stop and reflect and talk to God. I do like that. Here are a few verses that I did read that encouraged me this week.

"My mighty God, in your hand is the life of every creature and the breath of all mankind" Job 12:10

"You my God, open Your hand and satisfy the desires of every living thing" Ps 145:16

The earth is Yours, O Lord, and everything in it, the world and all who live in it. (Ps. 24:1)


Ok friends, keep asking me! I want some loving accountability! I want to say in weeks, months, years from now that I GREW in my faith in my gracious, loving , good, powerful, Savior!!!!

1 comment:

  1. Shan- I am right there with you! I am definitely getting up tomorrow morning and not staying in my cozy bed. I know once I get into the habit, it will be easier. And my days will go better because I started my day with my Father.:)