Five Minute Friday: Free

Five Minute Friday: Free July 17, 2015

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I kneel down, right down in the grassy margin between the church’s foundation and the sidewalk, the sounds of a hundred people scratching their way along the asphalt street ten feet away fading from my ears. Putting my forehead on the grass, I feel the dew cool on my skin.

“If You want to, Lord, You can make me free.”

There is no reply. I am not surprised. Who am I, that my Lord would make such an exception?

My freedom lies elsewhere.

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Come join the fun!Feel free to join me in the NEW Five Minute Friday at Kate Motaung’s place. (General details here.) You can find a bunch of folks who have managed to sit still long enough to scavenge something from the unruly hoard of thoughts. No judging allowed.


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  • denise

    bless you dear.

  • Hi Cynthia, I’m visiting your post from Five Minute Friday. I know what it feels like to be in a place of praying to God and longing for him to free you, longing to see him break through in a situation and feeling like there’s no reply. It’s so hard to wait and keep hoping, but while it took a long time for me, I know a greater freedom now than I’d ever have thought possible. I just want to encourage you not to give up. You ask “who am I”- you are God’s child, made in his image and he loves you and is for you even when it doesn’t feel like it. Praying for you today.