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Saturday, September 22, 2012

A time to be quiet!!!

Ecclesiastes 3:7b
  A time to be quiet and a time to speak.

Since I first began blogging as Jeremiah 29:11, over four years ago, this is the first time that I've taken this long of a break 'cause usually I post every day.  I sat down several times to write something, but I would get that feeling in the pit of my stomach....from the Holy Spirit....that said "no".   I have always wanted this blog to be for HIM.....and not about me.   When I combined my blogs awhile back, I had thought I would post a few more personal things....but I find it so hard to do a post that is just all about me and what I like, or what I've accomplished 'cause I feel like that's just bragging.  I've always tried to brag on HIM because truly, anything I'm able to accomplish comes from HIM and there's nothing I can do on my own!

Psalm 27:8
My heart has heard You say,
"Come and talk with me".
And, my heart responds,
"Lord, I am coming".

I came across this scripture reference in my "Jesus Calling" devotional and when I looked it up in my NLT Bible, the words just leaped off the page and into my heart and made me smile.  I'm sure it was a verse I'd read many times, but this time it was just so personal.

There is absolutely nothing wrong....
.....but in this particular time.....
.....I think God is calling me to rest in Him!!!

For how long?
I don't know!!!
That's up to HIM!!!
Hope y'all know how much I appreciate the followers, 
visits, comments, encouragement, prayers, friendship.....
.....and love!

In HIS Most Precious Love....and with mine!

Blessings,
Deb 

4 comments:

  1. I love that verse(s). One of my favorites. Keep listening to the Holy Ghost. That is always a good thing.

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  2. This is what I feel led to do and posted it on my blog Renees Reflections today...have taken a week off from blogging and then blogged once and it was all about me and I just felt "yucky"...and led to not post for awhile. I may also close down my one blog...that season in my life is over I think. SO coming here and reading what you wrote made me smile...another blog I read, Joan Reflections of Grace is doing the same thing...fall is a nesting time, maybe we are nesting with God...called to come apart. Mine was based on getting Matt. 11:28-30 6 different times in the past 2 weeks including here once..."Come unto me you who are weary and carrying heavy burdens.......my yoke is easy and my burden is light.Praying God's rest for you during your season away from blogging....

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  3. Deb, just want you to know I have never left this blog feeling like it is all about you ~ you always manage to have a beautiful testimony in the every day happenings of your life. Your heart is always praising and worshiping your/our Lord! {{hugs}}

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  4. Love to you too Deb. I have slowed down with Blogging also. Now I write when I am shown what to write about.
    Hey, I hate getting out of bed in the morning. In the past few weeks, I have been yelled at in my ear three times to get out of bed..(Its the Lord) No one is there in the room at the time, only me.. LOL

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Gracious words are a honeycomb,
sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.
Proverbs 16:24