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Sunday, March 28, 2010

Another World

As we go, as we move, as we make, as we dwell, as we did, as we decide, as we make it, as we wake, as we struggle, as we laugh, as we cry, as we can, as we will, as we are....

Are we really living? Are we here? Are we making a difference? Is there a difference to make? Is it possible that all the things that we do everyday, the list of things that we "have to" get done, the things on our list of 'Things that matter to me', don't really matter at all? The mundane, the everyday, the in and out, the here and it accomplishing anything?

Is it a coincidence that so many people struggle? That there is so much pain? That there is so much wrong in this world? Is it really just the way the world has become? Did it really not "used to be" this way? Or is this the Way it is supposed to be....? Is there a Reason that this world is not enough?

"In this world you will have trouble, but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world."

Are we taking this statement seriously?

Can we put down our pettiness, lay down our annoyances, stack our irritations in a corner somewhere and SEE the Truth.

Are we living in the REAl World???? Or are we living in the Pre-World???

If this life is not really what we are here for, then what does any of this have to do with now? I strongly encourage myself and those around me to gain some perspective....if you have not been to the bottom of yourself, then PRAY for God to take you that you too can gain a Heavenly perspective.....

"Store NOT treasure for yourself on earth, where moths and rust corrupt it and where thieves are waiting just to steal it away, but store up treasure for yourself in Heaven, where there is no moths or rust or thieves."

Eternity. It is an awesome, mind-bending thought, isn't it? Forever and ever and ever and ever and ever and ever and ever and ever and ever......
But once we are focused on it, it is the most precious, intensely longed-for, brightest happiness that we cannot fathom here in this present darkness that is life.

Sure, have some laughs, hug those you love, TELL people you love them, ACT like you love the people around somebody that gives LOVE to others, even when they don't deserve it, but keep your eyes on the prize, folks, keep your eyes on GOD and the place you are going to want to spend the rest of your eternal life.....Heaven.

I know I can't wait to go, my baby is there.....but more precious, my Savior is there. Get some perspective.


Anonymous said...

Life is so much easier when your focused on where you are going. I can't wait. Thinking of you tonight.

Anonymous said...

What you said it so true. We all need to be reminded to keep life in perspective. Thanks for the reminder and know that I'm praying for you. You are precious in my eyes and Jesus cherishes you. Hope to see you tomorrow. Have a blessed Easter!