How to enjoy a Moment

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A year ago the boys started asking about our dog. How old is Bruiser? Hmmmm, let’s see, he’s like… um, er, silently count in my head…oh gosh, he’s about 10 years old. What is that? 70 years in dog lives? For months the conversation about getting another puppy surfaced and resurfaced. Maybe it has something to do with my husband being scarred from losing …

What I heard on a “Silent Retreat”

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There was five, very “unsilent” of us gals that accepted the invitation to a “Silent Retreat.”

I went with no expectations, no God’s gonna write in the sky, or I’m going to have a crazy vision.

The day before I’d read in Jesus Calling about being still, and focusing on being with God. Sarah Young’s words stayed close, “While you wait in My Presence, I do My best work within you: transforming you by the the renewing of your mind…Do not seek Me primarily for what I can give you. I am deeply grieved when My blessings become idols in their hearts.”

Oh, how I don’t want His blessings to become the sole reason I worship. And so I went to simply enjoy Him.