I Want To Be More Than Just Me

I Want To Be More Than Just Me

I want to be a writer. I believe I would be a good one. Distractions come my way.  Ideas that are deposited in me are snuffed out. My memory fails  so I don’t remember the snippets that would make for a great story. My recorder is forgotten and the creative flow is dammed up. No matter what tries to stop me I will put words on paper until I accomplish what I set out to do.

I want to be an artist. My paintings are beautiful. Many have said so. Full of color and life that draws you in to become a part of the community. Then appears an old nemesis fear slithering in with the same old plan to steal, kill and destroy. For some strange reason I succumb to those old outdated tricks. All my creativity comes to a halt. I’m shut down and can’t deliver. I’m telling that voice to shut up and I’m arming myself with my paint brush, paint and canvas and going to war.

I want to be a musician. Music was built in me before I was born. It’s always playing in my ear. Sometimes songs I’ve heard. Other times songs that are being birthed. There are also personal songs that are between me and my Lord. When music starts dancing fills in my feet. Melodies circle me. How do I capture them and express them? I lift my voice and sing. I’ll dance with the broom while sweeping my floors. I’ll be the best pianist that ever tickled the ivory keys.

My goal is to conquer the fleeting moments of creativity and let the masterpieces flow from my being. I will express the ideas that come forth from the Throne room at the time they are to be released. I believe I can and I will.

I want to be more than just me. This is me!

Is there anything that is preventing the creativity in you from coming forth?

The Feast Of Trumpets

The first of the Fall Feasts of the Lord 2017 started at sundown September 20 through September 21. It’s called Feast Of Trumpets. It is called Yom T’rooah in Hebrew. It is also known as Rosh Hashanah, Head of the Year, and is celebrated as the Jewish New Year.

The blowing of the Shofar announces God’s Manifest Presence.

Exodus 19:13; Leviticus 23; 1 Thessalonians 4:16-17

In the picture above of the apple and honey represent God’s provision and sweetness that He will manifest to us in the coming year.

Blessings as you celebrate and feast with the Lord!

Harvest Protectors

Walking through the store I picked out a sign I liked to add to my fall decorations for my home. I noticed Scarecrows and wondered their significance. I heard the Lord say they keep the enemy from stealing your harvest. I immediately bought several as a prophetic act.

The top picture is of the one I have at home where the Scarecrow is protecting my harvest.

The bottom one is my display at work where I’m sharing harvest blessings with joy.

May Harvest Blessings Be Yours With Joy!

#atozchallenge – Quick Trip-Quiet Time

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Q         Quick Trip-Quiet Time

 

There is a gas station that is called Quick Trip. It’s a place you go to when you need to make a quick trip to gas up your car or your lawn mower needs gas to cut the grass.

 

At Quick Trip you can get snacks, drinks and for those who smoke cigarettes. If you’re feeling lucky you can spend your last two dollars on a lotto ticket. Your last two dollars can make you a millionaire or a thousandaire. (My spell check said that isn’t a word-I just made it up)

 

Sometimes we don’t need a quick trip, but a little quiet time. A time to step aside from the hustle and bustle of the moment, day or week and reflect on the good and bad of the day. It’s good to be able to take a deep breath and exhale slowly while we count the things to be grateful for.

 

Whether on a quick trip or having quiet time enjoy the journey.

#atozchallenge – Determination

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Being in the process of a life shift, it takes more determination than can be imagined. At the beginning it looks like everything is going as planned. Then all of a sudden there’s one glitch, then two and so on.

The glitches can either make you feel hopeless or totally take you out. I refuse to be hopeless or taken out.

Until my life shifts into my new position, I’m changing my name to Determination, which means simply not giving up no matter how hard things get.

When life feels hopeless and you don’t seem to be getting to your expected end, keep going no matter how badly you want to give up.

Karma Chameleon I

After I responded to what I thought was today’s  daily prompt I went back to find that this prompt was from April 18, 2015 and was connected to my prompt for today. Can’t remember if I wrote about it then but here it is now.

This just in: let’s pretend that science has proven that karma is a thing. Your words and actions will influence what happens to you in the future. How (if at all) will you change your ways?

Proverbs 18:21 in The Message (MSG) Bible says:

Words kill, words give life; they’re either poison or fruit-you chose.

Science does nothing but prove the Bible is correct-as if it needed to be proven.

I keep in mind that the words I speak can kill or give life to me or someone I speak to or about. With that in mind I choose my words carefully. If I can’t say something good I won’t say anything at all. I may wonder why someone does or say a thing. But at the end of the day only God knows the true intent of the heart which so often makes the lips speak.

Remember don’t commit suicide or kill anyone with what passes through your lips today.