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Have you ever had a piece of furniture that had been in the same place for so long that a deep pit, a groove, formed in the floor, carpet or rug beneath it?
I’ll bet you have.
Sometimes those grooves are annoying and we don’t like the nasty spot on our rug. On the other hand, if that couch or chair gets knocked from it’s PERFECT spot those deep grooves might just come in handy to show us where that piece of furniture belongs, am I right?
In January of 2014 EVERYTHING in my life moved leaving a bunch of empty places where something used to be.
Things that had been steady for DECADES, moved.
Familiar things that created comfortable grooves in my life and clearly told me “that goes here” like carpet does with heavy furniture—moved.
The changes started with a PHYSICAL move from our very large home of over 20 years to a new smaller bungalow in a remote area of our city. Can you say—“Where IS the Starbucks?”. That move, was first in a series of life changing events that involved all 3 of our adult children and grandchildren moving away from home from a few miles away to thousands of miles away.
Empty grooves where PEOPLE used to be were left in the carpet of our lives reminding us over and over—what was supposed to be there has been moved?
While these physical moves where taking place, the ministry that I founded over 25 years ago was undergoing a transition that left emotional grooves in my heart, my identity and my purpose.
Empty grooves where PURPOSE used to be were left in the carpet of my life reminding me over and over—what was supposed to be there has been moved!
While these PHYSICAL and EMOTIONAL moves were occurring, I was writing a new SPIRITUAL book with called Life Unstuck that was making me feel like a daily fake.
Each day I sat STUCK in front of my computer with a promise made and a looming deadline as I burrowed into places of my life where FAITH used to live. All I found were empty grooves that reminded me over and over what was supposed to be there has been moved!
God has done a tremendous work in my life over this season to help me experience Life Unstuck but the stuff that has moved into the places where stuff has moved out of has not lived there long enough to create new marks of “that is where that is supposed to go” yet. I still find myself moving things around mentally, physically and spiritually to try to see if they look better somewhere else.
In the meantime, I have been considering the topic of my next book since the end of the last book. Writers do that.
One thing, possibly the only thing that has not moved in my life over the past 18 months, is my passion is to unpack God’s Word in a way that helps me, and those around me, see Jesus in everyday life.
Life Unstuck unpacked the truth that “God sees you” out of Psalm 139.
My prayer is to get better and better as a writer who shares God’s word in real life and I need YOUR HELP!! PLEASE!
As I am praying and preparing for those words to come together, I would love to hear from you and will REWARD YOU for taking time to answer.
EVERYONE who does will receive a FREE DOWNLOAD of 24 UNSTUCK TRUTHS from Life Unstuck–and a RANDOM DRAWING of 5 will receive a FREE copy of Life Unstuck next week!
This is my question:
Has ANYTHING MOVED in your life in the past year, if so what was it and how are you managing?
Blessings and thank you for the input! Ill be following!