Friday, August 22, 2008

Friday Challenge

Welcome, thanks for reading today.

Is life to busy, too loud, to chaotic, to full right now? Is there too much on your plate? Is your calendar so full you don't have time to fit just one more thing in? Has God been whispering to your heart that He wants you to slow down, be quiet, clear things off your plate? Can you hear the whisper? Join me in making time to slow down, be quiet and sit still!

"Be still, and know that I am God"
Psalm 46:10


Anonymous said...

The Lord your God is with you, he is mighty to save.
He will delight in you, he will quiet you with his love, he will rejoice over you with singing.
Zephaniah 3:17
THANK You God, that you love us enough to let us just waller in your presence when it's time to slow down..
May God's GLORY been your peace today..
Love You, Mom

The Ballinger Family said...

I was just thinking the same thing! Our weeks have been so busy lately, ballgames, singings, church stuff....I just feel like sometimes we get so busy that we barely leave time to be alone with God....It's not something I am proud to admit, especially being a Pastor's wife and I am suppost to be the 'perfect' example. ;o}

Pinkshoelady said...

Oh my dear friend! I needed this today. I am one of those people who get to worrying about so many things that I get busy doing the wrong things. Not sinful things but putting off whatever is worrying me. So it is sinful but as procrastination..not evil things. I need to BE STILL AND KNOW THAT HE IS GOD!

THank you sweet sister!

My soul is rejoicing!

ThreeGirlyGirls said...

OH my oh my did i need to just read this!!! Whew!!!

Thank you for all your love and encouragment the past few days!!*hugs right back!

The Patterson 5 said...

We do tend to get lost in the busy-ness sometimes! Thanks for the reminder to slow down and soak up the love God has for us!

MrsProverbs31 said...

What a cute post! I love that short and straight to the point. Thanks for that nudge, my friend and I love your picture.

Karin @ 6ByHisDesign said...

Thank you for stopping by Missouri yesterday! I'm still awed by your skunk lover ;) Am listening about the scheduling (Dear God).

Thanks for the reminder!

Kimberly said...

I can always use a good reminder to just SLOW down. I also need to be reminded to just be quiet. :)


Chatty Kelly said...

I am the odd one today. My school year is as crazy as you suggested, but our summers are hazy, lazy days. We have no schedule. And truthfully I am looking forward to getting back to the grindstone.

But to be still and listen for God is something I need to work on all year round. Because resting is not the same as resting IN HIM.

Jen - Balancing beauty and bedlam said...

Such a great reminder. Our thoughts from yesterday totally lined up. You just said yours powerfully in a few sentences, and well, my went on and on....:)

Jamie @ Purposeful Pursuit said...

What a great that I really needed to hear! I am so ready to slow down and hear Him.

Truth4thejourney said...

The enemy of our souls knows that if he can keep us busy we won't be listening to God as much. That's why in the crazyness of today's life, we MUST have our quiet times with God when we are still and listening and He will direct our paths.

Thanks for the sweet thoughts here!

Bonita said...

Wow! Friday I was so stressed I thought I'd burst and God kept whispering this scripture to me. Today I've read at least three blogs with this same theme. What's God saying?

Thanks for visiting my blog. I'm here to look around yours and get to know you. Enjoying my visit!

My ADHD Me said...

Yes I think God has been whispering this to me....actually he was probably shouting and I still didn't listen. But I am now!

Joyful said...

Nichole, just this morning God spoke the same thoughts to my heart. He called me aside for a time of being still before Him.

Thank you for this beautiful reminder.