Resting & Waiting


In this season of hustle and bustle, shopping and cooking, parties and planning...I always feel a little overwhelmed. Anyone else? Do I hear a collective "AMEN, sister!" rising from the blogosphere? I think I do!

With the holiday season ramping up, I'm feeling more and more like I want to keep things simple. I want to relax an enjoy my family. I want to focus on what's most important (and it's not the perfect gift or that I spend the same amount of money on each of my children, even though there's something in me that desperately wants the gifts to be *perfect*). Sigh.

So I've been trying to set aside extra time to just pray and read and listen. The Lord has given me two verses during this time. I wrote them in a notebook, and I read them about 34 times a day. It helps me to relax and stay centered and just...breathe. I thought I'd take this STLS post to share them with you. I hope they touch your heart and speak to your soul like they did me.

"I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and in His word I do hope." Psalm 130:5

"Give thanks to the Lord, call on his name; make known among the nations what he has done." Psalm 105:1

Peace, friends. May the Peace of the Lord be with you this Thanksgiving, and may your heart be overjoyed by the abundance of his blessings in your life. Have a great holiday :)

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Seek The Lord Sunday Participants
1. Lizzie @ Lizzie\'s Home
2. Vanessa
3. Everyday Becky
4. Ruth A Stiles
5. Deanna
6. Marlayna
7. Losing Myself

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Lizzie @ Lizzie's Home  – (11/23/2008 12:29:00 AM)  

Hiya Daiquiri!

Mine isn't technically a Thanksgiving post - we don't celebrate it down here :) - but I think you'll be able to see why I thought of it when I came across your STLS post today.

Cheers,
Lizzie

Ruth A Stiles  – (11/23/2008 04:59:00 AM)  

thanks for the verses....I have found that when I wait on the LORD patiently and peacfully great things happen...

Deanna  – (11/23/2008 04:19:00 PM)  

Hi there, thanks for the invitation to your weekly meme. I posted over at my blog. What a wonderful idea. God bless, Deanna

Marlayna  – (11/23/2008 11:37:00 PM)  

Your verses are so timely, Daq. Thanks so much. And Jina got her bracelet and she had her baby. Again, perfect timing.

Losing Myself  – (11/24/2008 08:53:00 PM)  

Thank you for these verses. I needed them today. I did post yesterday. I'd love to have you drop over and be blessed.

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