This blog is part of an ongoing series about my experience with the 7th Year e-journey- an (almost) weekly reflection on Alicia Britt Chole’s devotional material and my own spiritual formation. This one was actually written in an airport, the day before it’s timestamped.
It’s hard to keep my eyes open. 6:00 a.m. yesterday was my last taste of sleep. My computer says it’s currently 1:30. My phone argues it’s 18:30. My body thinks it’s bed time- but it needs to wait about 7 hours.
Still I love traveling! I love the journey! But, sometimes there are delays and detours and unexpected costs along the way. This 7th Year e-journey had been no different. I’ll spare you the justifications as I confess that I’m several weeks behind.
BUT, the funny thing is that I have read each of the materials EXACTLY when I needed to read them.
Week 9: understanding that there is an enemy trying to diminish the quality of your life and if you nurture the things he uses against you… you will sabotage yourself and your fruitfulness.
True- especially when you are beginning a new season of life.
As I sit here contemplating this post, I cannot decide whether to tell you about how a member of my family who threatened to disown me again, my strange financial issues, the random little problems I’ve encountered in my travels, or my internal dialogue concerning my future. All are DISTRACTIONS.
They make me insecure, uneasy, and fearful. God is NOT in the business of FEAR. Continue Reading…