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S.O.A.P. #3

Today I’ve been convicted.   Not of a crime, but of a wrong.

Yesterday I blogged about the joy I felt when finding my dad’s writings in my storage building.  The anxiousness and excitement I felt to read them. 

It was a treasure, how someone who had passed on could still speak to me.  And then God was like, “Hello, Mcfly!” tap*tap*tap on my head  (Back to the future reference in case you’re wondering.)  “Anybody in there?”

And he continued to speak to me and show me that He too is my Father who is not physically with me but has left me his words and his writings.  Why am I not as anxious and excited about His book and words?  Why do I not immediately sit  and pore over them like I did my dad’s journal.

In the same way I entered a dark storage building and it was flooded with light, so our dark lives can also be illuminated by the Words of God.

“Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.”  Psalm 119: 105

I must confess that since my dad died, I have not been spending time reading my Bible.  And I must.  I must make a priority of it.

Dear Father,  Thank you for loving me despite my shortcomings.  Thank you for my dad, his life, and his writings.  Help me to find your words riveting and captivating.  Show me understanding and discernment while I read your Word.  Forgive me for not making time for you.  In Jesus name. 

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I’m Angel, a.k.a. Rocket Surgeon, and these are my chronicles. I love writing and I believe our stories should be shared, so here you’ll find anecdotes of my life, loves, worries, fears, joys, and experiences. I blog about my mishaps and adventures as a wife, mommy, auntie, wanna-be writer, teacher, Texan, country/city/mountain girl, cereal killer and Jesus-freak. A few things you might discover about me: •Jesus is my everything; without Him I am nothing, but with him I can do all things •My family makes this world a better place for me to live in •I adore chickens, the live ones, although the cooked ones aren’t too bad either •I have 2 dogs: Grace and Ozzie. And one cat: Rocky Muffin •My dream job would be to raise chickens and write best sellers Thanks for stopping by. Kick off your shoes and stay awhile. I know your time is valuable and I honor you for spending a few moments here with me. I hope you find something to brighten your day, lighten your load, make you chuckle and remind you of the good in the world. “When you look for the bad in mankind, expecting to find it, you surely will." Pollyanna I’m always eager to meet new online friends, so leave a comment and introduce yourself.

4 thoughts on “S.O.A.P. #3

  1. It is very true. We are blessed to be able to freely read the Bible and to have so many different translations and resources to ponder the meaning, yet so often it seems more a chore than a joy. Thanks for the reminder.

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  2. What an eye opener! And to think that GOD gave to me, my sweet, sweet baby girll! Thank you GOD for such a wonderful and awesome blessing!

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