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Juggling

Juggling is something that I've always wanted to do but I've never actually tried. Whenever I have seen someone juggle even three items I can't help but envy such talent. Recently, I have contemplated life which is very much a juggling act- managing all the balls flying up in the air at different times is a difficult thing to do! As a believer,there are so many truths I know in my head and heart but I forget so easily. I mustn't be anxious but rather give every burden and care to the the Lord. But there are so many times when I forget that and my true self comes out and with that comes a strong desire to control something. Life right now feels very much out of control. It doesn't always feel like that, but right now it does. I can tell I am feeling out of control because I organized the kids' dressers today. That would be 4 dressers. 12 drawers.

Quietness and solitude, time to reflect and hear God is not an optional thing. I need it and I must make it happen. I…

Not taking myself so seriously

This morning's time of worship was an interesting one. John and I hadn't had time to practice and we weren't exactly on the right timing with each other. We couldn't communicate that well across the room so there were mistakes made. I couldn't let it bother me though, I just had to laugh and figure my way through the song we were singing. John mentioned the other night that he thinks God must think we are so cute. His creation seeking with all their heart to worship Him, banging on a drum, plunking on a keyboard and strumming on some strings. "They are so cute," is what He must be saying. I have been thinking about that the past couple days. Not taking myself too seriously. That's what it really is about. It's keeping the most important thing as the most important thing. It's caring most that God's name was honored and that we worshipped Him in song with all our hearts. He doesn't care how the songs were played, if they were repeated a…