(Water just spilled all over my floor, in the area I keep all my journals, bibles, and missions info…I should start keeping water away from that stuff.)
First blog since around November I do believe. Time Flies. Quick update:
- Parents moving to North Carolina (Yes, I plan on staying in Memphis)
- Went to Guatemala for a week
- And finally made an A on a French test
Thinking about the last five months and there was so much time wasted. I wish I took every moment captive and made it matter. So much idle time not used to it’s full potential. It’s wasted on conversations that aren’t edifying, just not intentional, and plain dumb, silly thoughts that aren’t from above, and other earthly time wasters. Ephesians 5:1 tells me “Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children.” Did you catch that? Imitators. The verb imitate means to mimic or copy. I’m not so sure that by wasting idle time that I’m doing either one of those things. Christ didn’t waste time. He wasn’t wasting time when He intentionally invested in the lives of 12 men. Or when you know he created the world or died on a cross for us. Now those are very big things that I can not do, but I can actively participate by God’s amazing grace in making my life a reflection of Him. And part of that reflection I believe can start by not having idly wasted time. But instead I can live life “making the best use of the time, because the days are evil.” (Ephesians 5:16)
I talked about nothing in the tagline of this blog except spills. I do have a new pocket sized Bible it’s lovely. However, I kinda miss my old pink one. Pandora is giving me background music it reminds me of this one time in Queens when I was cooking dinner while listening to the train, the rain and Chris Tomlin. And as for change it’s hard sometimes. Even when it’s just little changes such as letting go of something you got used to, but I’m reminded that I’m not supposed to be complacent in this world living without change, but instead surrendered to whatever the Lord has in store for me next and that almost always involves change.