Friday, February 6, 2015

Five Minute Friday: KEEP


It's Five Minute Friday when I link up with Kate Motaung. Each week we are given a one word prompt. We have five minutes flat to write. Our word for today is KEEP.

GO

I hear the words 'let it go' every day. I teach preschool children and so it's not unusual to hear little girls spontaneously start to sing the familiar song from the Frozen movie.

I hear the words 'let go and let God'. These are words of faith. But how often do doubts and worry replace trust? In a world that can be turned upside down, it can be all too easy to cling to our things and people in our attempt to keep them close.

How thankful I am for the words of assurance from my Bible. The verse from Isaiah 26:3 is one that I often quote when my mind is tempted to gravitate towards worry.

As I learn to trust my God, the Holy Spirit so often provides me with a peace beyond understanding. I cling to this Scripture. I am reminded that nothing in this world will last forever. I cannot keep it. But as I let go and trust God, I have His peace.

STOP

Blessings and love,

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4 comments:

annette @ a net in time said...

True isn't it? That peace when we have when we keep to God?

Karen Mortensen said...

Very nice.

Lea said...

Yes, letting go and letting God. It's just that simple but oh, so hard at times. Good post Debbie! Have a happy hearts week!

Suzy said...

Well said. Faith and Trust in the Divine is what keeps us going. Nice quote to fall back on when those doubts creep in. Thanks for visiting my post.

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