What If?

Charlie 106I almost blew it!  What if I hadn’t of done what I had committed to God to do?  I had told him a few years ago I would do my best to never miss a deadline to writing a blog.  If I had what would have happened?  I know one thing, the end result wouldn’t have been the same.

So why didn’t I want to write the blog?  I enjoy writing the blogs twice a week, even though I don’t always know the results of the words I type.  We had been swimming all day in the hot sun and I was tired.  The blog was already three hours late in posting.  I thought, it will be okay to miss just one blog post.  While I was making ice, we found the recipe again, I sensed the Holy Spirit tugging at my heart to write something.

I asked God, “Do you want to love on your people, or encourage them?”  I sat at my desk, and the blog seemed to have written itself.  Those usually turn out to be the best ones, but don’t tell anybody.

About forty minutes after I had posted the blog I received a phone call.  It was then I knew why the Holy Spirit impressed upon me to write and what to write.  A person was discouraged, but God used the blog to encourage.  It’s not me, or about me.  I’m not special, just obedient, most of the time.  I have learned, God can do everything himself, but He delights in using his people to accomplish his will.  Is, or has the Holy Spirit been whispering to you to do something?

“Teach me to do Your will, For You are my God…” (Psa. 143:10 NASB)

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