There is so much I love about this post. It touches on seeking God’s will, pleasing God, finding fulfillment, recognizing our own brokenness, and finding restoration and purpose. So many things I struggle with daily. I encourage you to take the time to read it and reflect on your own heart!
“The place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.” -Frederick Buechner
I recently read a really great book on living in the love of God called “So You Don’t Want To Go To Church Anymore?” In it, a man named John approaches proselytizers on a street corner screaming at passers-by that they will be going to hell. He nears one of the accusers, and, full of sadness, says to him, “You really have no idea what motivates you, do you?” It struck me as odd, this comment. Not because I’m not also put off by the accusers’ remarks, or by their apparent misunderstanding of the Scriptures or even the heart of God, but by the use of the word “motivation.” Reading through the story, I came to understand John as a man of God, a man who knows Him very…
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