I spy.....

A little "dawning inspiration" if you will before I share with you what I spied on the World Wide Web.
A situation came up and slapped me in the face last night.  It normally would have had me spiraling into a pit of sadness and fear.  And, I will admit that I I started down the slippery first curve when a treasured soul reminded me to "Wait on the Lord."  I was then asked if I trusted God with my dreams.

Ouch.

That question had me stopped in my tracks because I felt in my gut the answer, an instant and resounding "Yes."

I do trust God with my dreams.  I just don't trust that my dreams will turn out as "I" want them, too!  (And yes, while that statement is laughable - I'm human and sinful by nature - it's not funny.)

I have prayed for God to give me the "Desires of my heart" which means I want my desires to be only the desires He would want me to have.

I trust His sovereignty.  I trust in His plan for my life.  I trust that He does not need my help to "fix" any situation.  I trust that He is faithful and that if He shuts a door it's because He knows best.

None of this means I won't have feelings if things don't go "my" way.  If they do, I'll be one happy camper.  If they don't, I will be writing on my arm with a "Sharpie" the above linked Bible verses so that I can see them and say them aloud if tears start to sting my eyes.

A song is going through my head as I type this.  It's a song by "Building 429" and can be read and heard here.   In a nutshell, it's about trusting God.  I hope you will take time to listen (click the video on the right side of the page and not the red arrow).  It's really a great song.

And now, without further ado, here's what I spied:




On Empathy   Her book, "Real Men Don't Text" is F-A-B-U-L-O-U-S, as well.  (Yep! I read it!)

Lookin' for Love  My favorite image from the week (I adore Cardinals!)

Fun Photo Activity Using a Crystal Ball  I have GOT to do this!!!  It's too cool for words! (I believe a certain "MadSnapper" might want to try this, too!)

Improve Photography Skills  Clicking using black as your background - gorgeous!

Creamy Asparagus Soup - Recipe to try.  Makes me hungry reading it.


Thank you for your visit.  May your day and week be incredibly blessed.


3 comments

  1. I looked at the black background because my blog is black and i do lots and lots of black background... i like black better than white. and the link to
    the one about the crystal ball takes me to your daffodil not to the crystal ball...

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  2. Thanks Sandra for letting me know about the link. I have not a clue what happened there. I linked it back to a site but it's not the one I originally found. I'll keep searching! And I love photos against black too.... I think they are elegant, striking and just plain cool.

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  3. I love the crystal ball idea. What fun. Thanks for these, SD!

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