Have you ever felt a strong call from God? Was there a moment in time when you knew that He was calling you to follow Him in a particular direction for your life?
I've had this happen to me. Many years ago, I had the most vivid and memorable dream of my entire life. I'm always a bit wary of people who focus on dreams. I believe that our circumstances and emotions can play tricks on us. God speaks to us through His Word and He never contradicts Himself.
But this dream was different for me. I was living my life in a good and decent way. But I wasn't walking in obedience to the Lord.
God spoke to me in my dream. No I didn't hear an audible voice. But I knew. He was giving me a glimpse of the world through His eyes. And nothing was the same.
I awakened sobbing. This had never happened to me before. My husband woke up and instantly knew something significant had occurred.
I attempted to share what happened but the tears kept flowing. This was not something I normally do much of (crying). Greg grabbed a pad and started writing as I described my dream for him.
I'd like to say my life totally changed that day but it didn't. Although I was touched in an amazing way, it still took me several years before I let down my guard and yielded my life to the Lord.
Surrender. What will it take before you surrender? Surrender your ways, your goals, your desires and begin to trust the One who made you.
I've discovered that He planted desires in me. I had to trust Him enough to get in touch with His plan for my life. And that required trust and surrender.
Blessings and love,
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