// Changing gears is a grind. Busy doing one thing, completely focused, emotionally spent, then needing to change that focus and engage differently.
Not for the faint of heart, that’s for sure.
Such are Thursdays for me. Every week. Why such a challenge? Because the enemy of my soul knows that Thursday evening is the time when I engage my community and enjoy my God. He is committed to keeping me distracted and soulish, starving my spirit and nursing emptiness.
Don’t be surprised, oh my soul, when the worst happens today. It’s not the end of the world. You are not dying, nor are you alone.
This is your battle to fight and your weapons are mighty. Worship, song, thanksgiving, praise, prayer, prophetic, the new song. Singing the spontaneous, unrehearsed song… the never-before-heard song… the spur-of-the-moment song… the I’ve-got-to-let-my-heart-out song.
It begins as a choice but it quickly becomes a joy, whisking me above the weight of the day and sending me soaring to places of refreshment and abandon. I hear those melodies in Heaven and I willingly join in. //The new song begins as a choice but quickly becomes a joy. Click To Tweet
Lightness follows choosing. No need to warm-up with three hymns and a chorus. I choose to switch gears now.
I choose to sing my heart to Him.
I abandon myself to His presence.
And there is joy.
So what could I say and what could I do
But offer this heart, oh God
Completely to You
So I’ll stand
With arms high and heart abandoned
In awe of the One who gave it all
My soul, Lord, to You surrendered
All I am is Yours
Every Friday, I join an inspiring group of writers to write for FIVE MINUTES on a one-word prompt. No editing. No revising. Just WRITE. This week, the prompt word was ABANDON.
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For more information on Five Minute Friday, check out Kate Motaung’s site!