Monday, December 5, 2016

Making My List And Checking It Twice Is Stressing Me Out~

Today I am starting the day knowing I made a new to-do Christmas list before I went to bed.  I need to get it all done and that would mean no more to-do list. It's just not happening here! I started late due to the big move and I am just behind. 

I woke up grumpy! Then the Holy Spirit reminded me that I have been running in my own strength. How foolish of me to fall in this trap once again. I get so busy that  I leave Jesus in the back seat as I zoom off on a mad dash run to get it all done.  Oh~ my ~ stars I am so independent. I think I can just do it all in my own strength. And honestly there was a time that I could. Yet ~ time and wisdom has brought it all to a reality check. When I run in my own strength and leave God out of the equation I am tired, stressed and full of anxiety. So I quietly confessed my sin of independence this morning and brought it all back to the feet of Jesus. 

Making my list and checking it twice has left me tired and frustrated because I left the most important one off my list. I confessed my sin of my strong willed independence this morning and I decided to put God back~ not only on the to-do list but as the priority of today.  

Psalm 103:5 Who satisfieth thy mouth with good things; so that thy youth is renewed like the eagle's.

Read the entire chapter here~ this is our amazing God. He so deserves to be praised and at the top of our to-do list today. Have a wonderful day and may you get all your to-do list done. 

Scripture Doodle ~ You Just Have To Check These Devotionals Out

Oh my stars~ I love these books. Life gets so busy and this is just the best way to unwind, have your devotions and be creative. These books are amazing. Scripture Doodle Books are more than a coloring book for adults but also have a devotion to go along with each creative art project. It covers many great topics to encourage the reader throughout the six week study. 

Each devotion and project has a Biblical theme and just a fun way to connect with God though art. It has fun and cute Bible verses to color also. Many would be great to frame. What a great idea. This would make a wonderful gift for any art lover on your Christmas list. 

The Author ~April Knight includes how to tips for lettering and coloring advice and samples. These are such cute and meaningful devotions and art.

About the Author~

April Knight is a worship artist based in Asheville, North Carolina. Knight’s work includes live worship painting and leading ScriptureDoodle workshops online and at conferences and retreats around the country and internationally. Her family of four is her greatest joy, along with serving alongside her husband at their local church.

I was provided these books in exchange for my honest review.   

This link has a video for you too see for yourself. 
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