new seasons

At the beginning of a new season, I think it’s easy for us (me) to determine in what ways we are going to ‘grow.’ We say phrases like ‘I plan on growing in patience/humility/wisdom this season.’ Challenging ourselves and expecting schedules of growth make life about us and our own abilities and the glory of our new patience or whatever it may be.

Growth isn’t at all about challenging ourselves and growing our own abilities and strengths. It’s about trusting the Holy Spirit with what we have; ‘this is it. this is all I’ve got, but it’s Yours’ and believing He will do immeasurably more


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