sunny side up
Tuesday, March 06, 2007 @ 12:57 AM
"some post-Chernobyl nightmare"
I'm going to post pictures of some my accessories soon! I'm so excited. Thanks to Yuehao and her camera!! This week, Kel bought my black heart/gold chain, and Jane bought the ballet shoes. wee. Saw too many LJs selling knick knacks ad nauseum today. Some are nice, and others are just mini mass producing factories. sorry. It defeats the purpose of indie craftmaking. shrugs..guess it's ok if people like the things they make. Bought a little miss Shy from val :)) cant wait to wear it!
Had a nice hall day today. my neighbours are funny. heh.
This is helpful.
Are you ready to be poured out as an offering?
Are you ready to be poured out as an offering? It is an act of your will, not your emotions. Tell God you are ready to be offered as a sacrifice for Him. Then accept the consequences as they come, without any complaints, in spite of what God may send your way. God sends you through a crisis in private, where no other person can help you. From the outside you life may appear to be the same, but the difference is taking place in your will. Once you experienced the crisis in your will, you will take no thought of the cost when it begins to affect you externally. If you dont deal with God on the level of your will first, the result will be only to arouse sympathy for yourself.
"Bind the sacrifce with cords to the horns of the altar" (Psalm 118:27). You must be willing to be placed on the altar and go through the fire; willing to experience what the altar represents-burning, purification, and separation for one purpose-the elimination of every desire and affection not grounded in or directed toward God, but you dont eliminate it, God does. You "bind the sacrifice...to the horns of the altar" and see to it that you dont wallow in self-pity once the fire begins. After you have hone through the fire, there will be nothing that will be able to trouble or depress you. When another crisis arises, you will realize that things cannot touch you as they used to do. What fire lies ahead in your life?
Tell God you are ready to be poured out as an offering, and God will prove Himself to be all you ever dreamed He would be.
"I am already being poured out as a drink offering..." 2 Timothy 4:6
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