I've experience a fairly profound uptake in kidney stone symptoms since last night. I'm not sure what the evening will hold, possibly a trip to the ER. If I fall quiet for a few days, that's likely why.
I love the contrast of these two passages together, pointed out to me by a Facebook acquaintance this morning!
I'm not sure that I fully agree with this statement theologically, but I do love the point of this quote, that God won't force us in any direction, just implore us to use the free will He provides to make choices for him: "The Devil votes against you, God votes for you - you cast the deciding vote!"
Quote: "Dear Lord, help me to not dwell on what went wrong in my past, but to look forward to what You want me to do right in my present and my future. Choose me. Send me. Use me." - Girlfriends In God on Crosswalk.com
But the plans of the Lord stand firm forever, the purposes of his heart through all generations. - Psalm 33:11
Day 5 of 100