I have a new office. Well, it is actually one of the same old bedrooms in our house, but we have given it a major overhaul. It has been cleaned and painted from top to bottom, adorned with a new desk, rug and drapes. The things that were in this room are coming back in one at a time. With each item, I am taking the time to see if I truly need it or not. This room had previously housed our computer, desk and other “office” stuff. It had also become a catch all for everything else. When that happened, it became a room that I did not like. There were things in the room that did not belong, and other things that needed to be addressed, but could be ignored because they were hidden in the chaos.
As I sit here enjoying the fruits of my hard work, I know the room is a metaphor for my life. Every so often, God sharpens my vision and gives me a clearer view into my heart. He lets me see the mess that has accumulated and not only does He give me the desire to clean it up, He gives me the ability to do it. How do I make this connection between this room make-over and my life? Well it has to do with two things. Provision and insecurity. These are two fears are the stumbling blocks in my life, but with each new day, God is giving me the will and the way to overcome them. Continue reading “Ready for my close up….”