This is not Heaven

3 Oct

This is a constant reminder for me…….

.....and a sprinkle of love

“The song of the whippoorwill. Let her sing. Let her sing in the dark. let her sing at the dawn. Let her song remind you that you were not made for this place and that there is a place just for you. But until then, be realistic. Lower your expectations of earth. This is not heaven, so don’t expect it to be.”

~Max Lucado~

I just now read that. I had to stop and read it a dozen times. As I sat quietly looking this over, this thought came to my mind-“Will what you sow now be worth reaping in the future?” In Galatians 6:7-10 it says that “for the one who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption, but the one who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.”

When we live for worldly things it creates turmoil and misery in…

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One Response to “This is not Heaven”

  1. mizpah October 3, 2013 at 4:58 pm #

    this is an echo of what our women’s groups shared yesterday. Why do we have to wait for some sickness to realize that LIFE is truly a gift intended to be celebrated everyday. Let’s not stake our pegs too deep-we are moving out anytime :). Yes, we are not from here at all. We are going home.

    God bless you, rebecca

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