Today, I am participating in Lisa-Jo's meme, 5 Minute Friday. She chooses a word, and we write for 5 minutes on the word. We do the writing without agonizing if it's "good enough." We just write because we love it. You can join in, too, by linking up at The Gypsy Mama blog.
The other day, I read at Ann Voskamp's blog, A Holy Experience, a quote by John Piper:
”I will keep coming back to anyone who helps me see and be astonished at what is in front of my face,” writes Piper ” — anyone who can help heal me from the disease of “seeing they do not see.’”
I thought, that's what I want, too. I want to see what God has for me. I do not want to be blind, or preoccupied and miss what God has for me.
In the natural, I am not very observant. I can pass right by someone I know and love and not even see them by the side of the road. (Sorry, honey!)
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I am a student of God's word. I need the word to open my eyes. I need the Holy Spirit to give me understanding and bring to my memory what I have read so that I can apply it to my life.
I need help seeing.
And sometimes we help each other. When you share something that God has illuminated in your life, you help my world be a little less dark. I try to do the same for you.
Let us help each other "see."