Friday, July 30, 2004

Welcome to The Blog

Alas, I have discovered the art of blogging. And so begins my journey into this art. As I am not an artist it should be an interesting journey.
I hope that this will be worth your while to read and enjoy.

I would like to start by sharing the meaning behind the name of my blog, Forever Seeking Weakness. Christ says in 2 Corinthians 12:9 that in our weakness He is strong. More specifically, "My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness" The apostle Paul had been talking about the thorn in the flesh which he had received to buffet him, so he would stay humble. He pleaded with the Lord to remove it, but He answered Paul with verse 9.

I think that is such a relevant reminder for all of us today. Only when I am weak, do I allow God to be strong. When I get headstrong and willful and say "oh no God, I can handle this one" I am essentially saying to God that you are not powerful enough, and I am. So many times I find that I'm not even aware on a surface level that I have once again taken back the controls of my life. And so, I am forever seeking and praying for weakness. I pray I stay teachable and have a childlike faith. So my prayer today is to be weak in God's standard, so He may be strong in me.

So thanks for coming along on this great adventure. I like to think of my life as an adventure, but perhaps it is better described as a mystery, for I sure don't have a clue how it will all end. I will only purpose to live one day at a time and live every moment for Christ.