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Praises go up…

When we seek Him, we WILL find Him. I find that as we move through life, we can say we are going to do “this” or “that” and we either “do” or we “don’t.” I would like to suggest this. When it comes to reading the word of God, put that in the “do” column. The more we read, the more we learn, the more we are hungry for what He has to tell us through scripture. I have been learning in a most applicable way that we need to be in a constant state of PRAISE. I mean, even during the hard stuff, learn this. When the enemy prowls and whispers lies, PRAISE. When you feel lonely, PRAISE. When it feels your are misunderstood and misrepresented, PRAISE. When you feel your whole world is upside down, PRAISE. Just do it. Because I can tell you from experience that He is working for our good. He lavishes love on us. He wants us to have love and peace and joy and all those amazing things…but we. must. praise. Even in the storms we must praise.
Today, my youngest got in a car with friends to go to Miami for the day/night. To anyone looking in on this it could just be a kid running off to be a joker and have some fun. While he will have fun, there was a much deeper thing happening in that moment. This mama has been on her knees for all three of her kids for years. This one is the last to launch. My only prayer…that they would know the Lord and seek to be in His shelter and do good works for Him. This kiddo got home from church with plans for the day crashed and others being made when he got a call. The call came in from his friends he recently made while at his first experience with YWAM (Youth With A Mission). They were in town and wanted to get together. These kids are all in LOVE with The Lord, they have given their lives to Him. These are my sons friends.
Well that’s great…you might say. Yes! it is. We pray and ask and receive and forget to acknowledge. Well TODAY Lord, I am acknowledging! I am singing praises. Those praises might be a little more giddy today than the ones I was quietly singing the other night when I wasn’t feeling particularly joyful, but nonetheless, I’m praising. Praise God from WHOM ALL BLESSINGS FLOW. Thank you Jesus for this nugget today. It brought me to tears, as these little moments do, reminding me that God is sovereign. He is mighty. He is faithful. He is in control and I am not! Praise God. Romans 8:28 tells us that “we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” Believe it and then PRAISE.

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