My Beautiful Readers…

I’ve missed this community so much. I hope you are able to hear the sincerity in my written voice.
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The last time we talked I said that I would be sharing the exciting changes that are happening. I never came back and did that. The truth is, I got busy. Really, really busy. And now, well, I’m not so busy and here I am. That sounds much like you are getting my leftovers. I realize how not cool that is.

This year, my faithful friends, I vow to meet you here more often than “every now and then.” This place, here with you, is the energy drink when reality wears me down. Selfishly I want this to be a place where I can expose my wounds in hopes of finding a comfort. That’s what my ego wants anyway, but I will not be getting away with that. The winds of change are stirring, leaving me unsettled and excited.

What is God up to?

He is changing my heart. This is not the first time. It isn’t comfortable. It goes against every ounce of my human nature. It is, however, necessary in order to fulfill His plan for my life. He is drawing me away from the place of comfort and towards the place of risk.

He is providing everything I need at the exact time I need it, not a moment too soon nor ever too late. When this happens… when He makes it so blatantly obvious that He alone provides for and sustains me, it shows me how faithful he truly is. It makes me feel closer than ever before to His plan and purpose for my life. It helps me trust His design.

This year, I want to care more about how many people know love, compassion and Jesus than how many followers I have or don’t have on Twitter. I want to be quick to help without caring who gets the credit. I want to mean it when I pray, “Thy will be done.” even when it’s hard. I don’t want to be embarrassed or hesitant when people ask me about my faith.

So what does this mean?

I’m not totally sure? I have an idea. Some things are already in the works. Things that require time, energy and resources. Things that have no monetary gain. I know God will provide. He is my Great Provider and all I have to do is look at His track record to remember His faithfulness.

I also know that I am one of the few who has been given the opportunity to pursue my passion. It’s quite sobering to think about how much Chris has sacrificed so that I can chase this dream of mine. I also know, were he not in full support it would not be possible for me to follow the path of what I believe to be my destiny.

I guess what I’m saying is, “More will be revealed.” I miss sharing my story, I miss this community, and I’m going to do better.

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6 thoughts on “My Beautiful Readers…

  1. Pingback: To the Oldies, the Newbies and Those Inbetween | Even A Girl Like Me

  2. A heartfelt update and post. I feel you…appreciate you! I too have been checking in just now and then and truly miss blogging friends and sharing a little bit of thought and creativity. Your path is exactly as it should be…and I will look forward to the things that you share along the way. God bless you in your journey!

  3. Joy,
    I always look forward to whatever you write. I’ll admit that your “More Will Be Revealed” it is like waiting for a new season of my favorite sci fi show to start. 🙂 It will be exciting to tag along on your journey.

  4. We will always be here waiting for your next message Joy. Just find your happiness and your real goal in life and always, always look to God. Chris loves you unconditionally…..he will always be there for you! Until next time, look to God, He has all the answers…..

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