Is My Arm Too Short?

I have been working on a blog post for days now, but it’s not quite done yet. It needs to keep “cooking” just a little bit longer, so I’m not posting it today. But I did want to encourage you with this. Is My arm too short? I know, that’s an odd question, but the Lord really helped me with this yesterday. I have something that I’ve been standing for….and standing for quite some time now. Sometimes when we’re waiting for faith to be made sight, it’s easy to get weary. To get tired. To lose faith. To let it go. So I pray this helps you as much as it helped me.

It’s a nail biter….

As I sit here trying to write this post, the Bama vs. Oklahoma game is on the TV. Half the room here is for Bama and half is for Oklahoma. One person is singing the theme song for Oklahoma the musical and one is singing Sweet Home Alabama. It’s actually kind of funny. Me, I’m just enjoying good football. We are 45 seconds from the half, and it’s hard to tell who is going to end up winning this game. The potential is there for it to go either way. It’s quite the nail biter…

Distract and redirect…

Anyone who has ever dealt with an exhausted toddler or a hormonal 5th grade girl knows there are several ways to handle it when their emotions get out of control. And boy howdy, hormones exaggerate everything! One of those is to distract and redirect. Get their attention away from the thing causing them distress, such as the little boy who just took their favorite toy or the girl at school that just rejected them, and redirect their attention to something completely different. God uses the old distract and redirect method on Elijah, and now Elijah has a choice…