Here

Posted by on August 3, 2012 in Five Minute Friday, Growth, Journey, Trust | 23 comments

Around here, on Friday’s we like to let our hair down just a bit. We write for just five minutes without stressing over our words and we publish it. No second guessing, no fretting. Lisa-Jo picks the prompt, and today it’s Here.

Go.

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There’s this story I’m wanting to tell, here in this space–to you.

The words, still tumbling around in my head–letters in the Bingo tumbler, just tossing around, knocking into each other.

I keep waiting for the winning combination–I might be waiting a while.

This place is new to me.

Unfamiliar territory.

But that’s how God writes our stories, isn’t it–when we let Him. He brings us to places we never imagined, places we didn’t know we needed to go.

I take off my shoes, I bend my knees.

Head and hands folded in together I’m learning to wait–to slow.

Waiting on the Lord can be the most active thing we do.

I’m here, this place of stillness, praying for the wisdom, the words–the winning combination to let my story tumble out.

Stop.

Joining Lisa-Jo and fabulous others for a five minute write. Join us?

  • http://twitter.com/graceappears Elizabeth Marshall

    Can’t wait for you to write this story that is coming together in your soul. Beautiful post and I am full of hope and expectancy to hear what the Lord has brewing with your words that are to come. Bless you as you navigate through it. I have been there. I know this. May your weekend be filled with JOY.

    • alwaysalleluia

      Elizabeth- thank you for your encouragement! Your comments always encourage me and breathe heaven into my soul. Thank you for that. You bless me!

  • http://newlifesteward.com/ Mary Beth

    I love that comparison of words rolling around in a tumbler. That’s precisely how I feel sometimes!

    • alwaysalleluia

      That image sits strongly implanted in my head! So glad you can identify;)

  • StefanieYoungBrown

    Love this thought, Kris:
    “He brings us to places we never imagined, places we didn’t know we needed to go.”
    So thankful He’s a Father who knows best and has our best at heart.

    • alwaysalleluia

      Oh me too! So thankful for how He always knows and leads to perfect places.

  • http://twitter.com/lifesurrendered Michele-Lyn

    Waiting on the Lord is the most active and productive thing to do! Yes! I wait with you to be settled and to be filled. Beautiful my friend.

    • alwaysalleluia

      I know you’re seeking Him- praying He reveals himself, he will, trust that ;)

  • http://twitter.com/grace_full_life Amy Hunt

    ooh, this. what’s the most active thing we can do. perhaps the most important. love.

    • alwaysalleluia

      Amy~bless you my friend, so looking forward to hearing more from you! You bless me with the way yu see things ;)

  • http://www.inamirrordimly.com Ed_Cyzewski

    Waiting in writing almost always pays off!

    • alwaysalleluia

      You’re right, Ed. It does. God has been teaching me much about this lately. So nice to see you here, thanks for reading!

  • http://twitter.com/CreatedbyCole Nicole Marie

    Words rolling around in a tumbler. Yes, I feel that too, have felt it so much these past 4 months through changes and back. Can’t wait to hear what words He gives you to share.

    • alwaysalleluia

      Thanks Cole. I’m learning so much about not rushing the process! It’s hard isn’t it? But so worth it… Praying for you my friend!

  • http://www.positivelyalene.com/ Positively Alene

    This could not be more true, “Waiting on the Lord can be the most active thing we do.” Thanks for the sweet reminder to get back on my knees and be active.

    • alwaysalleluia

      Amen Alene. Hanging out down there with you! ;)

  • http://twitter.com/MommaKnows Dawn

    Oh the places we don’t know yet that we need to go! That is the scary, totally-trusting-God part in the unknown isn’t it? Exciting and frightening at the same time.Oh that I could do that all the time!

    • alwaysalleluia

      Yes, Dawn! Some moments it feels so crazy and scary, but God never fails and so we trust His goodness again and again! Praying with you–Lord make us willing!

  • Wendy Douglas

    “Waiting on the Lord can be the most active thing we do.”
    Can’t even tell you how much your post spoke to my heart today. Thank you. Blessings!

    • alwaysalleluia

      Wendy, that you found something here that encouraged you?- pure gift. Thank you for saying so. You bless me!

  • http://www.tammygrrrl.com/ Tammy Perlmutter

    I agree with Wendy. This is something that is so hard for me but is always needed. “Waiting on the Lord can be the most active thing we do.” I can’t wait for this story to tumble out. I really want to hear it.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=666555285 Elisa Pulliam

    Love this:

    Waiting on the Lord can be the most active thing we do.

    Thanks for the reminder!

  • http://graceformymess.com/ Jana | GraceForMyMess.com

    Beautiful, beautiful truth. I love your story and the landscapes you weave with your words. Most of all I love your heart, sweet sister. Love you so. XOXOXO