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Waiting . . .

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"Waiting on God brings us to our journey's end quicker than our feet."

The Thunderbirds were here for an open house performance the other week because the previous week's Air Show was cancelled due to a tropical storm/cyclone looming our way. So that was a miracle in and of itself - they were able to come back, the following week. Well, the weather was a bit strange the day of the Open House too - and just as they get in the jets with all the pomp and circumstance and taxi down to the end the runway, you can't help but notice the very low clouds overshadowing the sky. Of the clouds, there is no end in sight. The Thunderbirds are out there waiting ... can you image what is going through their minds ... the Lead has got to make the call - do we go or do we not go ... do we WAIT ... can you imagine how hard that must be, to sit there in that jet, all geared up and ready to go, not to be able to go anywhere until you have the clearance.

I remember praying, not my will…

Broken . . . my broken heart

Things are breaking around here . . . the dishwasher rack had a part break off so it wouldn't work properly; the knob to the temperature of the dryer came off - these just needed a new piece or a reattachment of the old piece. Then there's my make-up tumbling out of the cabinet and breaking into pieces, almost unusable; I'll have to get new ones. So what does this have do with life, spiritual life? Everything - you see there are pieces of my heart that need fixing or a new part. So I say:Tear down these wallsBreak through these chainsCome heal my heart again Show me my heart - am I willing to be broken and to walk in the bright light of truth about myself as God knows me? Recently I changed the backdrop for this blog. I picked the lighthouse because it seems so fitting now that I'm surrounded by water. And although there are no lighthouses here, I see how the brightness of the their light not only guides you safely home but exposes dangers along the way. The Lord is te…