Thursday, September 25, 2008

I am so blessed

I am working on an online study hosted by Lelia called Yes to God Tuesday. The ladies that are participating in this study run the spectrum from single to married, and no babies to grandbabies. I am very humbled to be included or allowed if you will in the presence of such Spiritual Giants.

Hebrews 12:1 Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us.

These ladies are that great cloud of witnesses. You read their blogs and you will find dishes in the sink, laundry that needs to be done, kids that aren't perfect, and while you might find some dust on the furniture, what you won't find in any of these ladies lives are dust on their Bibles. These are ladies that their Bibles are marked with ink, highlighter, and tears. If you look at their floors there is probably either a bare spot in the carpet or a smooth spot on the floor where they have been on their faces before God.

Funny thing is that they don't see themselves this way, and that is part of what makes them such Spiritual Giants, their humility, their willingness to be real, and their authenticity. These are ladies that have grown from the milk of the Word to the meat of the Word.

Oh, I so want to be like them when I grow up.


1 comment:

Laura said...

I am so amazed at the variety of women God has brought together through this study! I love what you say about the state of our houses (my floor needs cleaned sooo bad right now)...the state of our hearts is so much cleaner, it seems!
Looking forward to this study!