Last Updated on March 27, 2020 by Anne Grove
Be encouraged today from the Holy Spirit who said: “I decree a fast. A fast in the land. A fast from the profane. A fast from the distractions, a fast from the meaningless. With survival on the line see and hold onto what is meaningful. Do not starve yourself on my account, nor in My Name, says The Lord. But, starve out all that is within you which hinders you from becoming closer to me. Let those distractions starve- let them dry up and disintegrate. Call for new pathways to form and new life to come forth.”
I had to look up “profane” which means being devoted to those things not sacred; treating sacred things with disrespect.” Whatever is in your life which is not sacred, yet you are devoted to it, to the point where the truly meaningful things in your life go unattended is what you are to fast from. Go cold turkey. Starve out its hold on your life. This is what a true fast is. Fasting from food, or starving your body has some benefit but taking care of and building up your spiritual life has a greater reward.
Then you can “call for new pathways to form”. Call for new ways of doing things, new routines, new avenues of thought or new avenues of blessing to open up which will form into a new, never before existing way of life. Great stuff! ~Anne
Last Updated on May 23, 2022 by Anne Grove Creating an easy art desk space was challenging considering I use my desk more to blog and write. Last Winter, I organized all my art supplies neatly into bins in my basement. I organized my art supplies because I wanted a streamlined place to blog and […]
Last Updated on January 30, 2022 by Anne Grove Spring. Spring. Where have you been? “Hiding underneath a blanket of white.” Hide no more. The time has come! “Let me see. Let me peek up from beneath. No! Not yet. I’m cozy and warm.” Since when has frozen been cozy and warm? Nonsense! Don’t delay. […]
Last Updated on November 15, 2021 by Anne Grove 3 Reasons Why You Should Read “Be A Peaceful Cloud” by Bob Ross 1. FULL COLOR ARTWORK Bob Ross’s PBS television show “The Joy of Painting” ran from 1983 to 1994. During each show he produced a painting in 22 minutes. I have watched many of […]