When we enter the spiritual realm to pray, we must be prepared to receive God’s blessing. We must also be willing to become the vessel capable of accepting that blessing.
Sometimes we find ourselves so mired down in the muck of denial, that even the most shining truth is missed. Then we dig down deep to dredge up some tired old excuse that we’ve used as a crutch time and time again.
It’s not always going to be sunshine in our lives, but was always in the storms that we learned the best lessons about the hardest times and our true strength to endure them in Christ.
The Carolinas are some of the most amazing regions in this country. If you haven’t visited either North or South, as well as Tennessee, stop what you’re doing, and come now. We’ll meet you at the state line.
That’s a plate of Praline and Brown Sugar Bacon that we had as an appetizer at the hotel restaurant. Don’t tell anyone, but I ordered another plate of it for dessert because it was THAT GOOD.
On the flip side, think about the spiritual, emotional and social deaths when harsh, threatening or negative words are spoken. Telling a child they are stupid or no good, only curses them for future hurt from someone they loved to nurture them.