Tuesday, October 16, 2012


     I hestitated going into writing class last night. My reason was that I once again was going empty handed.  I can not seem to connect my pen to my empty paper. So much clutters this head of mine and for some very good reasons, or excuses, I can not put my thoughts into words. I began thinking about that. Sin separates us from God. I can pray and pray but unless I have a clear path through confession and forgiveness, the circuit becomes unable to be completed and somehow "my call gets lost".
     I feel the same way about writing. If I can't get a good connection, because of a mind full of burdens, my signal is lost and I hear nothing but static. Then the brain goes blank and results in an empty page. If I have too much interference, I can not hear what God wants me to put down on my paper. Sharing hurts and troubles, problem and trials with other praying Christians allowed me to release enough pressure that I felt so that I could begin work for Him  again. I was reminded of God's love through encouragement and heard once again that God had been with me all the time through difficulties. He never left me during those trying painful times, but held onto me. He held my hand while He rocked me in His arms. The Lord cries each tear that I cry. He longs to comfort all of us.
      Last night, because of a prayer request, I was released from pain. A hurting heart was held carefully in prayer and hugs refreshened my spirit. I knew I was free to write again. My signal became stronger. I connected, first with other Christian writers through much respectful prayer, to our Heavenly Father and then with my pen and paper. The broken signal was found. I look forward to writing again.

Do you find your mind too cluttered? Has life's many challenges kept you from doing something for Him? Release to God whatever it is that keeps you from doing what He has called you to do. He waits for you to come to Him. He wants you to pick up His "pen" again. Place it in His hands.
Hebrews 4:15-16
For we do not have a High Priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but was in all points tempted as we are, yet without sin. Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need.


  1. Well said, my friend and writing buddy!

  2. So glad to know you were so blessed and released, thank you for passing the blessing along

  3. Woo hoooo! Isn't it amazing what God can accomplish through a few friends gathered in fervent prayer? I'm glad He allowed me to be part of the process. Love you, Mary.