I've been pondering a lot this week. This week will always come every year, no matter how much I try to think it won't. This year I've seemed to think of things a little differently....and I am truly grateful for it!
I haven't cried yet--which was the number one characteristic for me the past few years...I got a little choked up reading our story, but I was able to hold the big tears down...
Instead this week, I've really been able to meditate on the goodness of the Lord. All the things that this week holds are things the Lord has used to mold me, shape me, shake me, into who I am today.
June 9, 2007--My friend Ashlee died
June 11, 2007--Honduras happened
June 15, 2000--My friend Katie died
Katie's death 10 years ago is what led me to the cross.
Ashlee's death let me see how God would use a life to transform another generation---just as He had with Katie's death.
Honduras. I've never felt the Lord in such a tangible way as I did then. When you experience the physical hand of God, you can't help but be different.
So this years June 11th post is about the goodness of God. I won't meditate on the how hard it was--instead I'll meditate on Him. I choose to fall more madly in love with my God. I encourage you to do the same. God has dreams, a vision and a purpose for your life. To quote Smith Wigglesworth tonight, "God wants you today to be like a watered garden, filled with the fragrance of His own heavenly joy, until you know at last that you have touched the immense fullness of God."
With that I say, Happy Salva Vida Day, my friends. Sleep well.
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**June 11th blog for 2008**
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