Posts tagged Hope
If I have fallen in love with a God who isn't real...

If I have fallen in love with a God who isn't real... then I have been joyful when I should have been sad.

If I have fallen in love with a God who isn't real... then I have been at peace when I should have been scared.

If I have fallen in love with a God who isn't real... then I have had compassion toward others for no good reason.

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Your move, God.

Oddly enough, one of my best friends since Jr. High had planned the same trip with a mutual friend from college. Needless to say, serendipity is the coolest. She's and I, both, are in a period of transition in our lives and as we discussed our various obstacles, fears and future plans she said something that not only helped quell some of my concerns but also made a lot of sense.

"Your move, God."

You see, when our will is to glorify God in this moment, our will lines up with our Father's will. We have been promised that God will never forsake us, always desiring what is good and perfect for us even when we can't see it for ourselves. Practically, this means that the pressure is off.

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I need your help! No obligation, only Compassion.

In America, we see poverty, hunger, homelessness... but rarely to the extent that some children across the world are subject to. Children go shoeless, drink filthy water, sleep under tarps and lack basic education. One of the three prongs of vibrant living is purposeful living - service. Giving back just because we have an opportunity to make a difference. Well, here's your chance!

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