Yesterday's "aha" moments with Scot McKnight from his book The Jesus Creed:
A disciple of Jesus holds aloft the white flag of surrender. The white flag is actually a prayer. Here's the simple, white-flag payer a disciple carries each day: "May your will be done."
Surrendering ourselves to love God is not giving up things FOR God so much as giving ourselves TO God.
The Lord is REALLY using this recession to run my "trust in Him" through the fire. I am at the age where planning for my golden years is forefront in my thinking. Well, my 401K is in tatters. And now, Social Security is headed for bankruptcy years before they had previously predicted. This is not a good time to be a baby boomer.
Lord, let me TRUST. Take away my anxiety. I WANT to know you, Jehovah-Jireh.