Friday, January 05, 2007

What If

Last night, after I posted this I went to bed, but I couldn't go to sleep. I kept thinking about the closed door theory. I thought what if we, I, pursued God in the same manner? What if at the slightest movement or distance, I clung a little tighter or followed Him a little closer so that He would be "dragging" me behind Him?

What if everytime I felt like there was a "closed door" that I would press whatever I could into ever crack and crevice trying to be near Him? What if I would offer up to Him all that I had? What if I would sit by the door waiting until it opened?

I know how it warms my heart to know that my children love and want to be near me. What if God feels the same way? I don't have to ask this because I already know the answer. He does! I haven't made any New Year's resolutions and usually don't, but I do want to "cling a little closer" to Him this year.


sara said...

Good question! I don't know if you remember "Sniffles" from back at faithprints, but he once shared something kind of cool with me. It was an expression called "pressing in." It means something like even when you're not feeling the presence of God, you do exactly what you just described in this entry. Doing a search with those words yields some interesting results.

shortybear said...

Believe me my dear friend, I want to be as close to Jesus as I can be. I want to carry Him around with me everywhere I go.

Debbie said...

I remember him. I wonder where he is? I know he was taking a break before fprints was reformatted. I wonder what he thought about the change. He usually had some good stuff. I am going to google "pressing in"
Denise, I do too! :)

BrideOfChrist said...

Good post my friend :) I agree that we all need to cling closer to the Lord versus trying to work things out ourselves.