I feel like I have been wandering in the desert for weeks.
Walking around hungry and thirsty. I feel lost.
The crazy part is I have this map in my hand, well it’s more of a book, that tells me exactly where to go.
This book tells me exactly where to go to get my drink of refreshing water and bread to sustain me, it gives me the precise coordinates to my destination, whichever path I choose to take.
But for some reason when I am looking at the words they are not clear, they seem fuzzy and distant.
I know it’s not the book that has something wrong with it. It’s me.
I am the one preventing myself from following the path to fulfillment, joy, peace, love and … well home.
I am the reason I am still wandering alone in this desert.
Again, But why?
I feel like I am in one of those lost seasons of life. I attend church, I attend BSF, I help prepare a bible study, I am in a small group, but something is missing.
My relationship with Jesus is not as strong as it once was. I know it’s due to my lack of effort in our relationship. I know how to fix it, I think, but I struggle to do it.
Please tell me I am not alone in this season. That I am not the only one who knows what to do but sits idle on the sidelines waiting for the energy to pick myself up and enter the game fully again.
I long to be back in the place where Jesus is my breath. Where I wake I longing to sit with him. Where I go to bed falling asleep dreaming of our day together.
That is my prayer, that is my fight song, to be with Jesus. All day everyday. In all my thoughts, in all my words, actions, plans, and schedules. I want Him to be my reason for waking each morning. Not my to do list.
Will you join me in praying that each of us will relight that fire within us and be fully on fire for Jesus?
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