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Deep Excavation

The morning jog - outside.

I couldn't escape the yearning to be outside this morning. You have to know that I usually wouldn't go running outside at 8:30 a.m. this time of year. This is the land of too humid, too much sun beating on you and that sick to your stomach feeling from getting overheated. Not for this girl. But today it was overcast and didn't feel too bad. So out I went.

Because I had a feeling . . . He was calling.

I had a feeling . . . He had a message that He wanted to speak to me.

The clouds were becoming darker, this is why it was overcast and cooler :-) and the rain was imminent. And so was the message:

As I hit the turnaround point, I again passed by this mess of construction alongside the road. The ground by the beautiful golf course is all dug up for new pipes. The sign reads: "Deep Excavation."

Hmmmmmmm . . .

I ponder the "Deep Excavation" in my life . . . lately I've been responding to things in a very emotional manner, which is not …

The Precipice

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Prec-i-pice (pres-uh-pis) n. 1. An overhanging or extremely steep mass of rock, such as a crag or the face of a cliff. 2. The brink of a dangerous or disastrous situation

We went for a walk the other night. Searching for a new path, a different view of this massive ocean that surrounds us. This is what we found! We walked through what appeared to be the crater of an ancient volcano and followed the path. Right up to the edge. Standing on the edge, the precipice - it felt like the edge of the world . . . one more step and I'm gone.

And the thought, the question of the day, the prompting and searching of the Holy Spirit: how often it FEELS that way. "I'm on the edge ... Lord, don't you see me here? If I take one more step I'm gone. I'm going off the 'deep end' never to be found again."

And He says incredulously, "REALLY?!" (You're going with what you FEEL on this - not what you KNOW?)
Because this is what I KNOW:The One who says I know all…