Heather of Not A DIY Life hosts More of HIM Monday. It's a wonderful way of sharing where God is working in your life and encouraging one another in our walks.
I consider myself a person who is willing to learn from others. I believe that's the way God teaches me things. I just wasn't expecting it by reading two blog posts today from two people who are near and dear to me... my daughter and my brother.
I don't want to try to tell you the messages these two posts are conveying. I would much rather you read them yourself. I think it would be worth your time. (And if you feel so inclined, leave them a comment with your thoughts.)
In A Summer of Healing, Danielle writes; I love how the Lord gives you what you need in exactly the right amounts. Lately, I've been learning to believe God, instead of just merely believing in Him. He has shown me so much this summer.... read more.
My brother, Steve, writes in his post, Steal and Kill and Destroy; When the devil bites he does damage. But we must never forget that the bite of the devil is healed by the love of Jesus Christ... read more.
What I'm hearing God telling me is that there are things in my life that He can heal - if I only let Him. That He wants us to live a life full of joy, but we don't let ourselves experience that in full if we hold on to past hurts. That His love is so deep, so vast, and so powerful. And that I, a 48 year old, can learn from my younger brother and 20 year old daughter. How awesome is that?