Part of me really does not want to want to travel the road of writing this post.
A deeper part of me knows I must.
We are told “for everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven…a time to laugh and a time to cry…a time to embrace and a time to turn away.”
A season in our lives is about to close today, a “turning away” is at hand.
As you have made your way around town or have been caught in traffic, you surely have seen the simple bumper sticker or window decal proclaiming “26.2”.
In case you have wondered what it might mean, it is a statement made by someone who has ran in and completed a marathon race – a distance of 26.2 miles.
Whether one is an experienced runner or a novice, completing such is no small feat.
It’s Friday morning, the end of another work week.
I awoke this morning as I was jostled out of a deep sleep at 3:11, yet another reminder of the transition in which Jackie and I are immersed.
With our relocation countdown at “T minus two weeks”, much is stirring on the inside.
As I reflect on the many stages of the journey over the past two years which have led us to this point in our lives, I can with 100% certainty claim I / we have been carried by God and the care of His people.
There really is no other way I can explain it.
It is with absolute conviction I can say – The Lord is my Shepherd, I have all I need in Him!
I invite you to take a moment to reflect with me, drinking deeply of those times He has carried you too.
The Lord is my Shepherd; I have all that I need.
My fingers have found their way back to the keyboard in an attempt to write something worth expressing.
For what it might be worth, I have missed you!
In short, a lot is happening right now.
“The process of finding and claiming your calling is a journey, one that requires you to leave what you know in search of what you don’t know. Yes, there’s a mystery to it, but the way you go about it is by putting one foot in front of the other.” – Jeff Goins
Photo Courtesy of Todd Stoner
Have you ever felt as if you were neither coming nor going?
You know the feeling.
You had hoped to reach a particular destination at a certain stage of the journey and suddenly an obstacle appears which impedes your progress, stopping you dead in your tracks.
Can I ask you an honest, but direct question?
Has your life, or more succinctly the vision you had for your life, remotely played out like you thought it would?
If your answer is “yes” to the question posed, you are to be commended.
Your life must be full of green grass, a tree-lined walkway, and castles awaiting your arrival as you stroll without a care toward your destination.
I was one of the first students enrolled in Regent University’s initial offering of a distance education MBA in the fall of 1990.
It was a one of a kind experience from a world class educational institution!
Easter Sunday 2015 has come and gone.
For some of us egg hunts and pictures with a big, furry bunny at the mall are now history for another year.