Tuesday, March 5, 2013
A Note to You, Dreamer Friend
As part of our dreaming this week, we are supposed to "write a post entitled “A Letter to the God-sized Dreamers” telling your sisters why what they’re doing and who they’re becoming through this process is worth it–even on the hard days." I just want to skip this week and tell you all to just go read Holley Gerth's post today... or better yet, just go get her book, You're Made for a God-Sized Dream. She says it so much better than I can. But sometimes you just need to give or receive a pep talk, so this letter might be more to me than it is to you. But hopefully you can find encouragement in it!
Dear God-sized Dreamer,
What's that? You have a dream? You have a desire, a longing for something more? It's not your imagination. It was placed there by God. And He is the one that is going to help you each step of the way, because He knows what's best for you. He wants what is best for you. He is calling you to something more... more of Him.
Don't ignore it, don't silence it, don't let it fade away. Feed the desire through the truth in God's Word. Find encouragement from other God-sized Dreamers--they are out there, you know. Pray, pray, pray every day.
Step outside your comfort zone... DO IT!! You will be amazed at how God will be right there, holding your hand! Don't let fear live your life!
Maybe you are confused as to what exactly the longing is for... writing? crafting? being a better wife and mom? taking a missions trip? changing the world? being more like Christ? Just keep pursuing, following God's Light along the path. He will show you. He will direct you. You just have to follow... and keep dreaming!
Holley is right when she says it's "more of Jesus, more of what he’s created you to be, more of what he’s called you to do." Who doesn't want that?!??!!
Memorizing Scripture can help keep you on track when the voice of doubts and discouragement starts creeping in... Combat it with the Voice of Truth!!
Psalms 37:4 - Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.
Proverbs 16:9 - A man's heart deviseth his way: but the LORD directeth his steps.
Proverbs 3:5-6 - Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.
2 Corinthians 12:9 - And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
These are just a few good ones!
Do you have one you can share with me in the comments?
Your Dreaming verse?
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How about it? are you dreaming God-Sized Dreams? Don't give up.
Dare to make that difference. Take that step!! Follow that dream!
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