31 Days of Faith Life Preservers

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Well I have decided to take the plunge. 
I will be joining in with Nester over at Nesting Place for the first time for a 31 Day journey. 
I have chosen to go with that which God has given me when I first pondered the question after journeying over to her site upon Lisa-Jo’s stellar recommendation. 
After realizing that I had plenty I could focus on to benefit myself and others,
 I considered the fact that the timing is bad. I have been pondering blogging less, not more. 
Yet there it was. The call. The challenge. 
Short notice. As of late a somewhat shipwrecked faith. 
Struggling to stay afloat here in some very tumultuous waters.
 I slept on it. 
Or should I say, I slept. 
Today the first thought I had was that I need to do this for me. 
So often God uses these opportunities- even THIS as a Life Preserver for my own faith! 
So casting my fears and reservations aside, I am diving in. 
Why? 
Because I believe God will use the next 31 Days to keep me afloat.
 I will tell you that last year I did a 31 Days of Thanksgiving Journey in November. 
That was a turning point for my blog writing. 
Once I started writing for the blog daily, 
I never really slowed down. 
The past two weeks have been especially challenging. 
I have considered pulling back. 
Drawing the anchor in and drifting.  
I have thought about being quiet over here at this little corner 
that God has allowed me to bloom. 
But I am trusting God has other plans. 
I find myself unable to refuse His gentle nudges. 
I am trusting He has something to say to me, and perhaps you, too
Will you join me? 
I am not sure where it will lead. 
I cannot predict His Spirit. 
But I can step out in faith. 
And dive right in. 
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Starting Monday October 1!
Join me daily, sign up, visit. 
Because friends don’t let friends sink-
They keep each other afloat!

See the pre-contemplative phase of the journey here:
When You’re In Need of A Life Preserver

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To see the hundreds of other 
31 Day Participants
Visit: The Nesting Place

All 31 Days Link List:
(In order of appearance October 1-31, 2012) 

Day 1: When Jesus Shows Up In Blue Jeans
Day 2: For The Birds
Day 3: My Life’s Mission
Day 4: Journal Keeping
Day 5: The Ultimate Superhero
Day 6: Solitary Places
Day 7: Resuscitation Through Blogging
Day 8: The Great Hymns: Blessed Assurance
Day 9: Motherhood
Day 10: Entertaining Angels
Day 11: Absolute Truth, Sin and Jaws
Day 12: His Faithfulness
Day 13: Love Song For A Savior

3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. BARBIE
    Sep 30, 2012 @ 03:22:58

    Yay! We will take the plunge together. He will take our weak “yes” and use it for His glory! I'll be praying you through!

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  2. Modern Day Disciple
    Sep 30, 2012 @ 03:28:23

    Amen, Barbie. Yes praying together and relying on His portion for us. He is faithful. What an exciting opportunity…

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  3. The Paper Princess
    Oct 01, 2012 @ 04:51:41

    Bless you, Dawn… I look forward to following you on your journey!Create With Joyhttp://create-with-joy.com

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