Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Random Empty Thoughts


Running on empty?

     Slow down.

          Dump excess fuel.

               Toss excess weight.

"Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest." Matthew 11:28 (NIV) 

Hungry?

          Eat to live.

                Live to eat.

"I am the living bread that came down from heaven. If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever. This bread is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world." John 6:51 (NIV)

Filled to be emptied.

Emptied to be filled.

"Have this attitude in yourselves which was also in Christ Jesus, who although He existed in the form of God, did not regard equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied Himself, taking the form of a bond-servant . . . " Philippians 2:5-7a (NASB)

Anxious and worried?

          Cling. 

               Trust.

". . . so is my word that goes out from my mouth: It will not return to Me empty, but will accomplish what I desire and achieve the purpose for which I sent it." Isaiah 55:11 (NIV)

Enslaved by stuff? Chasing the wind?

          Let it go!

"For you know that it was not with perishable such as silver and gold that you were redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your forefathers, but with the precious blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish or defect." I Peter 1:18-19



NOTE: This post is part of the Blog Carnival on EMPTINESS. For other thoughts, visit One Word at a Time.

Copyright © 2010 by Sandra Heska King

9 comments:

lynnmosher said...

Great post, Sandy! I always love reading your posts. And I love the video. John Tesh is a fave! Thanks! Blessings to you, sweetie!

jasonS said...

Wonderful way to express this topic. I love the diversity in the unity! Thanks.

Glynn said...

And in the midst of the void is -- the Word. Good post, Sandy.

Jeff Jordan said...

love your creativity...your heart too.

Duane Scott said...

Love the inspiration. You also used a lot of my favorite verses.

And I'm a little jealous you wrote such a powerful post with so few words.

Lynda Young said...

I very much have that "chasing the wind" feeling at the moment. Thanks for the encouraging words and verse.

Sandra Heska King said...

Thank you, everyone. You bless me so.

caryjo said...

Your straight-forward creativeness really amazes me. Love it!

Sandra Heska King said...

Nice to see you back, caryjo! Thanks.

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