Our responsibility is simply to make our witness faithful; it is God’s responsibility alone to make it effective. (John MacArthur)
finally, after a long frosty season, the sun has shined and warmed the land.
i was found weeping because uncertainty wrapped it’s icy fingers around my heart
but today i weep again because it was there that Your blazing love thawed the ice.
thank You, and thank you.
So if there’s anything I’ve learned from this journey I am on
Simple truths will keep you going, simple love will keep you strong
‘Cause there are questions without answers and flames that never die
And heartaches we go through are often blessings in disguise
So thank you, Lord, oh thank you, Lord
And, how could I ask for more?
remember: i live in an abundance of love!
lack; it keeps me on a search for a mirage of affection, pleasant only in thought
it is not affection that satisfies but a blood-stained cross that fulfills
I still find myself trying to reach for an elusive standard of “self” that is at the very least, satisfactory. But that is not what You want of me, and I’m still trying to accept that. “Unconditional” is a hard concept to understand.
you taught me to listen in the aching silence
you will surely teach me to listen in the noise
If there’s any kind of magic in this world it must be in the attempt of understanding someone sharing something. I know, it’s almost impossible to succeed but who cares really? The answer must be in the attempt.
(Before Sunrise, 1995)