Saturday, August 1, 2015
Desert Ground Or Thriving?
I cared for you in the wilderness, In the land of drought. Hosea 13:5 In my life I have been blessed to get to live in the desert a couple times and I absolutely loved it. "What are you crazy Becky?" you might say. The desert is not only a wonderful place to be when winter hits back in the East and Midwest, but is gorgeous with flowers blooming. It holds many unique and lovely sites. In order for the desert to be able to have crops, grass, and drinking water it is necessary to have irrigation and canals bringing water in since annual rainfall is limited. The desert for early pioneers was harsh and arid because they did not have a source of water yet. In life you can have desert experiences where you may feel God is far away or not hearing your prayer. Perhaps you have prayed for a loved one who is wandering in a 'desert experience' of sorts seemingly far from God or not hearing His voice. God does hear our prayers and He can and will get you or that loved one out of this time wandering in the desert. You need only keep believing and keep trusting and above all never lose hope. Those 'flowers' will eventually bloom in the desert of life. Where are you today my friend? You may be caught up in a desert and feel there is no water for miles and no one cares. God cares and he is there for those who thirst in a dry and weary land. Run to Him as your source of living water. PRAYER: Thank you Lord for helping me walk out of the 'desert experiences' in my life and be set free to bloom again. In Jesus' name.Amen.