RESTING TO HEAR ME 11/14/08
I have had a very hard year of pain
and am taking prednisone right now. It only lasts 6
hours in my system and then I face a downhill slide of
exhaustion and pain until the next pill, because
prednisone suppresses the adrenal glands from working.
I tire very easily and have to pace myself. This month
starting the new school I have stretched past my limits
and missed not hearing from Him very much. I have been
unhappy about that and today I turned with anointed
hands to the following Word to Ponder. It was a
precious Word that exactly hit my need.
often into My Presence and be still before Me. Rest, My
love, rest and listen to Me. The days are busy and
distracting. Spend them in communion with Me even when
you are in activity. However do not work yourself to
exhaustion, for in that place the craving of your body
shouts louder than your desires to hear from Me. Learn
to lay the burdens down and meditate on Me upon your
I remember You on my bed, I meditate on You in the night
watches. Because You have been my help, therefore in the
shadow of Your wings I will rejoice. My soul follows
close behind You; Your right hand upholds me.
UPDATE 1/17/10: Today as
I glanced at the above graphic I saw the word pun, FOR
REST. Sometimes the Lord puts us in wilderness
places away from the crowds FOR REST.
Immediately He made His disciples get into the boat and
go before Him to the other side, to Bethsaida, while He
sent the multitude away. 46 And when He had sent them
away, He departed to the mountain to pray.