Imagine my surprise when yesterday afternoon I suddenly came down with a horrible headache. It was awful! Aspirin didn't work. A skinny vanilla latte didn't work. (I had to make sure it wasn't a caffeine headache, right ?!) In fact, the coffee just made me nauseous. John came home from work and found me stretched out on the floor in my office overwhelmed with pain. So much for my plans...
In my time of discouragement, I came across a commissioning statement tucked away in my Bible written by Beth Moore. I saved it for days just like this.
I pulled out the commissioning statement and prayed it aloud in faith. Boy did it help! I stood to my feet and read it aloud again as a prayer for a fellow blogger from Tennesse. And today, dear ones, I am praying it for you...
My Dear Sister/Brother,
The God of Glory
Has called you.
You have a ministry.
In Christ, you are enough for that ministry.
Never forget that showing God off is your ministry.
No matter what,
Keep your heart in your ministry.
Unveil your face
And serve others with authenticity.
That the power is in God's Presence.
Come between you
And intimacy with God.
Keep moving forward
From glory to glory.
Let God thin that veil.
Remember, ministry is not about position.
It's about people.
Let name after name
Be written on your heart.
Do not seek great things for yourself,
Seek a great God.
As you leave this place,
Go in a fresh anointing.
He who turns water into wine
Turns wimps into warriors.
You have a ministry.
Go fulfill it!! ~ Beth Moore
We are warriors not wimps!! Oh I needed that reminder!! How about you??
Well, I'm headed back to my office. I'm still feeling like I've been hit by a truck, but I'm wearing lipstick :) Somehow that makes me feel much better.
Have a fun-filled, life-giving weekend!!
Many blessings to you~
P.S. I had to miss my little guy's hockey game this morning due to feeling under the weather. I told Benj to score one for his sick mom. Just received a phone call that he had a 'hat trick' (3 goals!). Way to go Benj! :)
P.S.S. Beth Moore's commissioning statement came from her blog (I think) many years ago. Sorry I don't remember more details or I'd link you right to it.