I realize this morning that working for the Lord is so much easier than attending to the responsibilities I accumulate in the world.
Worldly engagements require that I operate along lines to meet peoples expectations. Those can be really difficult to accomplish. Unmet expectations lead to bitterness, anger and resentments — and that’s a two way street.
Godly engagements require that I operate along lines meeting God’s expectations.
“For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” Mt. 11:30
If I show up as a volunteer. I’ve done my part. God does the rest actually.
If I show up full of anxiety, and plans, worries and agendas that I want to accomplish, those are my choosing, they are my burden. God didn’t ask me to carry them.
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Rain & Wind.
- … High Wind Warning remains in effect until 10 PM PST this evening…
- * Winds: south 45 to 55 with gusts to 70 mph possible. Winds may gust as high as 90 mph over coastal headlands and mountain ranges.
With permission, we can do interesting things. So, as we completed a pass through “Life’s Healing Choices” … part of planning for restarting the lessons was to take a week off and have a CRI Open House.
Inmates generally seem interested in anything different — the movie we selected was deliberately on-message in that the morals match well with CRI. No sex, profanity, very little violence … at right is an image of our invitation/announcement.
Since this meeting is happening this week, I can’t yet report on the results. But I promise to follow up …