Sunday Stillness – What is a miracle?
This week has been another week of praying the Jabez prayer.
I have been writing at Under the Cover of Prayer for the past two weeks about my struggle to find out where God wants me to put my time.
I enjoy writing on my blogs but I am getting nothing else done. My painting is sporadic; my writing projects are on hold; I am learning more about Twitter but I feel like an infant just learning to sit up.
God says He will do the big things and I have to be confident and do the little things that He asks. When He is ready He will make the way for me to do His work and enlarge my territory for His glory.
I am looking forward to the enlargement of my territory.
But I am also aware that this could change how I do things. It could change my blogging. I am ready to do as He asks.
I am looking forward to my month sabbatical that starts on April 10th – the day we fly back to Canada. I feel that He will show me things that don’t normally happen. And I think He will do this for 3 reasons:
- I am watching where God is going and what He is doing.
- I am praying more and more – persistent prayers and circling them (as Mark Batterson from The Circle Maker suggests).
- I am reading through the New Testament for Lent and learning lots.
As I read through Acts I saw the miracles that the disciples were able to accomplish. They believed and they watched God at work. Miracles do happen nowadays too. But we need to focus more on God and less on the world in order to see the miracles.
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