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He Restores My Soul!

Psalm 23:3 He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake.      Psalm 23 is some of the first memory verses I learned.  I have read them many, many times.  Yet, I had never had a verse leap out at me like the first part of verse 3 did this morning.  "He restoreth my soul", wow, it hit me. When we are in the midst of the chaos that we call life, God can and will restore our soul. He is waiting there to help us, waiting for us to pray, to ask and He will.  That is powerful!        How many times I have said, I am so overwhelmed and I don't know where to turn or what to do.  Yet Jesus is there waiting.  I am a wife, mother, Mamaw, teacher, leader, friend and more.  I have people from every area pulling at me.  I love what I do and I cannot imagine my life being any different.  At the end of the day sometimes I stop to pray, think, read my bible and just breathe, but do I ask God to restore my soul?  It says right there in the bible …

Tea, Owls and God's Wisdom!

I wrote this for a meeting at church but though I would share it here too.  I hope it might be a blessing to someone.

     I love the evening hours when the sun has started to set and it is just getting dark especially in the fall.  When I lived in the country I loved listening to the crickets, the frogs and especially the owls. I can't hear those things living in the city so much.  I still love to set on my porch and drink some tea or read my bible.  I love this time for just me and God, for me to be quiet and listen for that still small voice.  Unfortunately this rarely happens so how do we get quiet time? 

     We have to make time.  I am a night owl and I function so much better at night so after everyone else goes to bed is the best time for me to try and have quiet time.  Maybe you are an early bird and you need to get up early before the day gets going and have your time.  It doesn’t matter when you meet with God cause He is always available, it is just important tha…