Just like the last drop of water drips off the spout of the bottle. Or like the final beam of sunlight falls under the peak of night, we often wave the flag of surrender to the tasks of life before ever really beginning them. Those Bible studies printed and started with great intention and enthusiasm that now sit incomplete; the adorable blank menu plans awaiting the fulfillment of delicious and flavorful, yet healthy meals/recipes to be written in. I could go on and on for all the great intentions I have once started but was all too quick to let fall by the wayside. Yeah, me, the planner, are you judging? (please don’t lol) See remember a few weeks ago when I was talking about how my mind can get to the point where I feel like it might explode? At times, I’m consumed with so many tasks that rather than excelling at one or two of them, I simply walk away from all of them. (I’m so so glad God doesn’t treat me like this) Some of them, for what seems to be forever and others just long enough to regroup and try back at it again later. There are moments when I feel like my best just isn’t enough, that I’ve been overlooked, that I just don’t quite make the cut. And it could be that I simply attempt to push myself beyond what is expected of me at times (I can see the hubs shaking his head, like yup). But see it comes from a place of love, a place of acceptance, a place of approval. Know what I mean? So I know that God created me for a purpose. I know He’s given me, what I think of as, limitless talents and gifts (I truly believe I can be taught to do/make/create anything and with practice perfect it). But when I stop to look around at all the unsuccessful attempts and incompleteness of tasks, I can’t help but think of how disappointed God must be with me. And then suddenly that email pops up in my inbox, or text message alert goes off and I instantly know its Him, with a simple reminder.
Now maybe my scenario isn’t quite relate-able to you, and you’re the woman that applied for a job months ago and heard nothing, or the woman whose been trying to conceive but every test result reads negative, or the woman whose afraid to be alone because the devil has held your mind captive… See no matter the scenario all remains the true that is God is FAITHFUL! You must believe what the Word says with all your heart:
Through the Lord’s mercies we are not consumed, because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness. ~Lamentations 3:22-23 (NKJV)
God is faithful (reliable, trustworthy, and therefore ever true to His promise, and He can be depended on); by Him you were called into companionship and participation with His Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. ~1 Corinthians 1:9 (AMP)
Yet the Lord is faithful, and He will strengthen [you] and set you on a firm foundation and guard you from the evil [one]. ~2 Thessalonians 3:3 (AMP)
Because God is faithful, He will never fail you. I want to leave you with one final scripture
But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him. ~Hebrews 11:6 (KJV)
Have an awesome weekend ladies and remember to remain faithful.