Sometimes I don’t feel very loving.
Sometimes I think I have given enough.
I want to sit back and wait for others to take a stand, fill the gap, give the gift, care.
Sometimes I feel pretty mean inside, and I think, “I’m NOT doing it!”
Then I remember You.
I remember Your consistent grace in the face of hatred, Your steadfast love and great mercy.
I remember Your forgiveness – how I have needed that!
I remember, and I realize that I will continue;
I WILL do it – whatever ‘it’ is –
Hebrews 12:2 Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God. 3 For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds. 4 Ye have not yet resisted unto blood, striving against sin.
I Samuel 12:24 Only fear the Lord, and serve him in truth with all your heart: for consider how great things he hath done for you.
Photo – Kentucky Snow, Beth Mims