In the Last entry, I looked at receiving whatever God gives without guilt and without complaint. Now, I take a step back, because I believe I often cannot receive unless I first release.
Last year (2013), Mark and I celebrated our 25th anniversary. We had wanted to go back to Bali, but as the time approached, we realized that was too far, too expensive and we had been there, done that. We wanted someplace new. The Caribbean was our answer. Tropics, familiar flora, ocean, papaya, snorkeling—heaven! So we ended up spending ten glorious days in St. Lucia. What a wonderful gift to receive from the Lord!
My first assignment for the new year in my spiritual practices course, was the "Grand Examen." This is the process of looking closely at my past year to see what has happened and to notice where I sensed God's presence with me. So, I pulled out my journals for the year and began to flip through, noting significant events … Continue reading Let Go and Release