Showing posts from November, 2008

A new me!

The last couple of years I have been on an amazing journey. One of transforming thoughts and incredible freedom.

Today I understand and appreciate the depths of Christ's love for me more than I ever imagined possible. Several years ago after hearing Chris Tomlin's song, "Here I am to worship" sung in church I was faced with the true impacts of my choices. The lyrics "I'll never know how much it cost to see my sin upon that cross" sent a flood of conviction through my soul. I began to really look at those areas within me that I needed to address and change.
The process was difficult.

There were things I had to share with friends and family that had me convinced I would be rejected by everyone. But the thought of disobeying God's call to trust him far outweighed my fears. I mustered up the courage I needed and began what has become the greatest joys I have to-date experienced.

I was transformed from the inside into a trusting and obeying child who fi…

A lesson from my seat covers

For my birthday this past August I received a pair of seat covers for the van. I love them because they give me the opportunity to personalize my vehicle and to keep the original condition of the seats intact. There's just one problem, they won't stay in place!

Okay, I admit it, it's my own fault. I didn't take the time to properly and fully secure the cover underneath the seat. It just seemed like too much work at the time. You know, insert the plastic clip at point a, attach at b, while holding tight to c, then turn around and dance to your favorite song and voila! you have now secured the seat cover. Yes, I'm being dramatic. The point is I failed to perform all the required steps and now I have to constantly readjust the cover. Even so, I learned a new lesson from them today.

As I began to push the material into place yet again I was struck by how often I have covered something up in my life when I should have taken the time to deal with it properly. Rather than w…