I can't believe we are at the end this faith walk friday series and how great it is that we get to end with the best topic of all...
on being blessed - I wish this was going to be one of those posts that made you go, "Aha" and that a light bulb would go off because of some insightful thing I said. What I've learned in my 50 years of faith walking is that there may never be that "Aha" moment. It may be just a series of gentle whispers and a few small steps of faith that place you on the path to walking a life of blessed assurance, a life perfectly in line with the will of God.
Every child of God is living a blessed life, whether we are on a mountain top or in a valley. The blessing comes not in the circumstance but in the blessor. We are blessed simply because we are His and our desire should be to live as He lived, giving up what was rightfully His to walk out a lowly existence with us. What sacrifice can we offer when the ultimate sacrifice has already been made?
I said at the beginning that it all stems from being chosen by God to be His. What do we do with that? How do we walk out that knowledge? How does our life look different because of it? I wish I had the answers, I only know that our lives should look different.
Do you know Shannan? If you do then you know someone who was willing to step out from a comfortable life into the unknown to follow Jesus. If you don't then go over and get to know her because we could all use a little bit of Shannan in us.
You may have noticed that I've added a couple of things to my sidebar. One is a daily blessing list, just to remind myself that I am indeed blessed every day in spite of the problems in my life (and we all have them) and the other is a way for you to join Shannan at flower patch farmgirl to dig a well for those who are not able to turn the faucet off and on and get fresh, safe running water by donating what you can.
Thank you for joining me on this ten week journey, for your warm and encouraging comments and for reminding me that we are not alone in this walk. Just because we've reached the end of this series doesn't mean that I'm in any way done sharing my faith walk with you.