Sometimes it takes something drastic to force me to stop and call upon Jesus, and it’s times like these that I have no choice but to stop and listen to Him. It’s also times like these when I am reminded that He is always there.
I had a severe asthma attack that landed me in emergency. As my heart was pounding from the high dosage of medication and steroids in ICU, I looked upwards and thank God for forcing me to take stock of myself and our relationship.
I’ve let the busy din of the everyday get in the way of my quiet time. My excuses have piled up as I tell myself that as my children head into their teenager years, more time is required to oversee and keep one eye on their homework, friends and social circle, and another on their activities online especially their social media usage. Yeah, social media – of which snapchat and Instagram rules. I find myself immersing into their culture, and before I know it, I have put Jesus onto the back burner – last.
Romans 12:2 “Do not be conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is – his good, pleasing and perfect will.“
Thank you for your nudges, and for moving me to meditate upon your words. Thank you for helping me articulate it throught this platform to blog about it as I let my thoughts flow into words.
Job 37:14 (NIV) “Listen to this, Job; stop and consider God’s wonders.”
Praise be to God!