July 28, 2007

Busyness - a tool of the....

Saturday night and it is past my bedtime. Rob's dad drove in today for a visit. We LOVE when he visits. The kids love to have grandpa around.
Jack and Sophie had a great week at camp. I had a nice time with Derek, although he definately got bored during the last part of the week when I was de-cluttering our house. He is ready for football practice to start, he has more energy than all of us put together. He officially starts Wednesday night (why is there football practice, the first football practice on a Wednesday night when I am sure many on the team have church?) sore subject. He will miss Wednesday night, I still have to call the coach and tell him, because Jack has been invited to Dyess Air Force Base on Wednesday to be a Pilot for the day. Our family will go to the base Wednesday afternoon when Rob gets off work and Jack, Derek and Sophie, will don their flight suits and we will get to experience life on the base. We are all looking forward to it. I will take plenty of pictures, and I am sure I will put together a slideshow and post it Thursday or Friday, so be looking for that.
About an hour ago I just laid it out to the Lord, I need His joy, His hope and His peace. And as much as I am sure that He is willing to give it to me, I heard Him say get in My WORD!!!! The road to hell is paved with good intentions. I am weary and I am needing God's intervention but the fact that I haven't sat still more than once this week to be in scripture and let Him transform me with His Word is the reason I feel so empty. I am living the saying if the devil can't make you bad he will just make you busy. A couple of weeks ago in bible class this was written on the board:
If your busy today, just skip your devotional time with God.
signed, the devil.

I am heading off to open up scripture....the Psalms, or maybe the Gospels. I lift my eyes to the hills, where does my help come from, my help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.


Amber Joy said...

The base sounds fun!
And I'm glad you've shared your vulnerabilities with us, yet again. You inspire me.

Melene said...

That quote from your class is so true-and I'm guilty of it, too.

I hope Wednesday is a lot of fun. Will you go to the C-130 or B-1? I'm partial to the C-130, but either will be great fun for them! Can't wait to read your post and see pictures!

Denise W said...

I can't wait to see the pics! We'll have another talk about the sin of jealousy around here and how we can be happy for our friends when good things happen to them!

I know I'm excited for them!

Anonymous said...

I love you and am sending you a big hug. I miss you.