In intellectual matters you can think things out, but in spiritual matters you will only think yourself into further wandering thoughts and more confusion. If there is something in your life upon which God has put His pressure, then obey Him in the matter. Bring all your “arguments and …every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ”, and everything will become clear as daylight to you. 2 Cor. 10:5 Chambers 9/14
While standing in line at Walgreens yesterday, the woman in front of me poured out more cosmetics on the counter than I have seen in some time. My friend Tom, (looks like my Dad and always smiles sweetly at me) the cashier, was ringing her out. She hears the total and even though all her adult children are with her she flips around, grabs my arm hard and says loudly “Oh My Lord”. She is not beginning prayer, but is exasperated by the total of her bill, which I think is quite low given the enormous pile of creams, eye pencils, and shadows of all shades. We were not touchy people in my family growing up, so I gather my nerve back and give her a reassuring “It’s ok” as her forty-year old daughter chastises her for grabbing a total stranger in line.
Sometimes God grabs me. What grabs you?