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My Perfect Man!

This in no way diminishes what I've been talking about in my previous posts...in fact on that note it seems that everything I've been reading (and let me say it, dare satan uses it against me, but I'm totally falling in love with the Word...I can't get enough of it) is directed toward the thought of it not being about me...in fact I've come up with this little saying...(I think you will smile when you hear it)...

My Cup Overflows because...
He Is My Portion therefore...
It Really Isn't About Me At All!

Like how I squeezed all those in there...God is teaching me so much and growing me so much and like Kat, I can see that He is doing that for so many others, but this post isn't about that...it is about my perfect man. You see I had a very important date with my 2 year old boyfriend today and it just made me think how much I treasure this little man in my life (by the way this is my boss's son)...

The reasons why he is the perfect man.

1. He calls me Lissa!
2. He…
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I'm Ready for my close-up!
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Don't Hate Me Because I'm Beautiful!!!
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I'm Thirsty...Yet, Desire to Thirst More!

"Oh God, I have tasted Thy goodness, and it has both satisfied me and made me thirsty for more. I am painfully conscious of my need of further grace. O God, the triune God, I want to want Thee; I long to be filled with longing; I thirst to be made more thirsty still. Begin in mercy a new work of love within me. Say to my soul, "Rise up my love, my fair one, and come away." Then give me grace to rise and follow Thee up from the misty lowland where I have wandered so long. In Jesus' name. Amen." - AW Tozer, The Pursuit of God

What would I like to experience with God?

What a simple yet deeply complex question! What would I like to experience with God! Dare I say it! Do I even know what it is? In this balancing act I so aptly perfected I feel that I've lost something, a place where my heart fully needs and desires and thirsts for God my Saviour above anything else! It seems that where, I feel, He leaves off I have found things of the world that slate my hunger a…

It's Not About Me!

Alright! It seems that everywhere I turn God is drilling this into my head, everywhere...from the blogs I've read today, Kat frustrated with the church, Gayla uncertain with being a mentor, Tom speaking on not being a good man, on...and on...and on...the conversation I had with Teresa outside her car on Wednesday night has confirmed this, even my previous post which was totally God, and then I was going through some old posts on Todd's Xanga site and I found THIS!

That is exactly what I do...make it about me, when it totally isn't! I have been really afraid about moving to NC and having to go back to school, does God want me to go back to school, what about getting married, making people my "prince" when they are not mine to own...me...me...me...my prayers are consumed with it....I tremble with it! Why am I so completely selfish...what makes me think I'm so lofty.

On my drive to work this morning I was just praising and adoring Christ, loving Him for who He was…

Less Talk...More Walk!

So, I've been listening to the new Todd Agnew CD: Reflection of Something non stop in my car. I just can't seem to change it out right now! I'm singing, I'm praising, I'm shouting, I'm screaming...the onlookers in other cars must think that I'm a complete and total freak!!! Oh Well! I don't really care! Anyway, I visited his site the other day and from there went to his Xanga Site and read the post that he wrote...something caught my eye...We need to walk more and talk less!

This really hit me in many ways! It made me think of the opening of What if I Stumble by DC Talk:

The greatest single cause for atheism in the world today is Christians who acknowledge Jesus with their lips, then walk out the door and deny Him by their lifestyle. That is what an unbelieving world simply finds unbelievable!

How often do I use this double edged sword to cut and to bleed, while at the same time sing sweet praises to my Lord. I can easily bury myself through what I say, …

MY JESUS!

I JUST GOT THE NEW TODD AGNEW CD AND LET ME JUST SAY THAT IT KICKS THE OLE' DEVIL IN THE BOOTY...IT IS JUST THAT GOOD! I AM SO AMAZED AT THE HUMBLE MANNER IN WHICH TODD AND HIS BAND SERVE THE LORD THROUGH THEIR MUSIC. IN A WORLD WHERE CHRISTIAN MUSIC IS OFTEN BLURRED INTO SECULAR MAINSTREAM IT IS A BLESSING TO SEE A MAN AFIRE FOR THE LORD! MAY GOD BLESS YOU DEEPLY TODD... HERE ARE THE LYRICS TO MY FAVORITE SONG (ALTHOUGH ALL ARE GOOD)...ALSO CHECK OUT TODD AGNEW'S SIGHT! AWESOME!...WHEN I FIRST HEARD THIS SONG IT SENT CHILLS UP MY SPINE AND A COLD REALITY IN MY SOUL, THE LYRICS SHY AWAY FROM NOTHING, THEY ARE HONEST AND HARD TO SWALLOW...READ FOR YOURSELF...

My Jesus
by Todd Agnew

Which Jesus do you follow?
Which Jesus do you serve?
If Ephesians says to imitate Christ
Then why do you look so much like the world?

Cause my Jesus bled and died
He spent His time with thieves and liars
He loved the poor and accosted the arrogant
So which one do you want to be?

Blessed are the poor in spirit
Or…

You Are Lovable!!!

God loves us because He is love, this is true. But because He is love, I am finding out that He created us as we are, so that we are lovable, too. So if anyone ever asks you why God loves you, maybe just tell them…because I am lovable.

Tom from Effortless Grace wrote about this concept in relation to his daughter in one of his posts and I just wanted to share my thoughts on it. Being it a Saturday and I'm slaving at work (ha, ha) this particular thing struck my eye! I'm attempting to set forth on a different journey with my blog, expounding on what I've learning from all you guys, and quit being so obbsessive about little ole' me! Tom always imparts such wisdom. If you would like to read this post in its entirity please check it out: We are Lovable!

So, what I would like to do right now is tell all you wonderful people why you are so gosh darned lovable past just God making you that way:

Mary K: My Great Darlin' Precious: when God created you He designed a very uniqu…

AUGUST BABIES ARE THE BEST!!!

A GREAT BIG SHOUT-OUT TO KAT ON HER B-DAY TOMORROW! HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR! I HOPE IT IS A BLAST! 8 DAYS AND COUNTING UNTIL MINE...1980 HAD THE BEST AUGUST EVER HUH! TO ALL YOU OTHER AUGUST BABIES OUT THERE INCLUDING MY BABY SIS...TAKE CARE! WE RULE! WOO-HOO!

Tag...Your It!

I was tagged by KAT...

10 years ago I was... 15, living in Rome Georgia, a Sophomore in High School, just coming into my own, I was so closed off for so many years, feeling old and an outsider, God sent one of my best friends Jennifer in my life, a firery free young woman, I was gaining a personality through these formative years...harsh times, times I'm thankful for, don't want to go back to them though!

1 year ago I was... I was 23 years old, just graduated from the University of Kentucky, and had no idea what I was going to do with myself. I was working part time in the position I have now as CRM of the store, and just really wanting a different life, through prayer, grace, and much imparted wisdom, I realize God was moving me to this crossroads in my life. He is so smart!

Yesterday i was... was spending my day at the theatre. I do this from time to time. I didn't have to go into work because I have to work this Saturday, so I went to see two movies yesterday, 4 Brothers, …

A Story Analyzed!

Hey Guys! I've gotten requests from many of you to read "A Story" and the psychoanalysis of it. So, I've reposted the work along with the psyhoanalysis below on the Writer's Corner! I think this will help those who were struggling to understand the specific purposes for what I put in there. Keep in mind that psychoanalysis is a very specific analysis that is very interprative. I hope you take it for what it is worth. Enjoy!

There's So Much...So Little Time!

Hey Everyone! First, let me say thank you so much to everyone who responded to my last post. Great feedback and encouragement! Thank you! I have been reading blogs today and I have just been blown away by what God is teaching me through them. I have written so much stuff down to go back and mull over, and I am bursting with passion to express them on my blog, however I have had so little time to write down what has been going on in my journey. I have literally been running like a chicken with my head cut off. Why does Satan do that? Suck precious time away from us like that.

The big thing that I'm planning for this weekend is by best friend from GA, her husband and son are coming to visit this weekend. They will arrive sometime tomorrow. So, there has been food that has needed to be bought, beds to be made, and all the little things that I have very little time for working fulltime. My family has been a great help though. Without them I don't know what I would do. I'm very …

A Story

Alright so I have to submit a work of fiction 10 pages or less, I assume double spaced, to the film school along with my application! I have time to work on this, but I have also been sort of freaking out about it as well. I usually can throw down 10 pages with little effort at all when really inspired, but as of late I have been going through an extremely dry spell. I know! I know! I just need to start writing everyday...there is a barely finished Christmas Story that could use some work, but I've felt depressed since I lost nearly five pages of it along with my lengthy testimony on that falty disk!...Anyway, I am highly digressing. I was mulling over this fact of writing this fiction piece in my head during my wedding/vacation (not my wedding) last week and I thought about a story entitled "A Story" that I wrote for my Psychonalis and Literature class in college. I really liked it, but I also know that I wrote it for a very specific purpose in mind. I just re-read it a…