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2 John 8 – Watch out that you do not lose what we have worked for, but that you may be rewarded fully.

Well, today I am feeling like I just need to crawl back in the bed. I feel like the whole world is against me and it’s moments like these when I feel the most alone. I asked God this morning where He was and His response was, “Where are YOU?”

I feel like a rubber band that gets heated as it is stretched. Each time the band is stretched it can go further and further as long as it is pulled slowly. Today, I feel like I am about to snap. I feel the tension and the pulling but there is no more give. I feel like I’m on the plank ready to jump in shark infested waters but no one can see. So then the choice becomes my own because I don’t cry for help and therein lies my selfish ways, even when I feel like I am doing all I can do at the expense of myself.  EGO running amuck.  Everything seems to be wrong and nothings feels right, even though I know I created the storm. The crazy thing is, I see that it is merely my own silly perceptions that have me stretched. I can’t stay in this feeling long. It’s time to step outside of myself and continue to help others in this race.

rubberband33 John 8 – We ought therefore to show hospitality to such people so that we may work together for the truth.

I may feel stretched and ready to snap at any minute, but there is always rest for the rubber band when God brings it back to it’s original position. He won’t do that without my seeking Him for it. I am my own stumbling block, but I will not be moved, I will not be shaken, and the enemy will not win. Not today.

Jude 24-25 – To him who is able to keep you from stumbling and to present you before his glorious presence without fault and with great joy— 25 to the only God our Savior be glory, majesty, power and authority, through Jesus Christ our Lord, before all ages, now and forevermore! Amen.