I’ve been so empty handed recently when it comes to writing. Normally, God will reveal something to me and it will click in my head and I will write a post. But lately, I haven’t had those click-y moments. What about the time when I have nothing to write? When God doesn’t show something new to me for a while?
But the truth is that every day I should have something to write about Him.
Lamentations 3:22-23 say “The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases, his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.”
Every single day, I have a million ways to bring God glory by writing about His mercy and love. Not just in writing, but by meditating on it and letting it sink deep into my heart where I dwell in it.
Psalm 77:12 “I will ponder all your work. and meditate on your mighty deeds.” (Verses 13-14 is really good to so I will include it also…) Vs.13-14 “Your way, O God, is holy. What god is great like our God? You are the God who works wonders; you have made known your might among the peoples.”
My favorite verse from one of my favorite hymns The Love Of God by Frederick M. Lehman reads;
Could we with ink the ocean fill,
And were the skies of parchment made,
Were every stalk on earth a quill,
And every man a scribe by trade;
To write the love of God above
Would drain the ocean dry;
Nor could the scroll contain the whole,
Though stretched from sky to sky.
I absolutely love that verse. If I woke up every morning with that mindset, what joy I would have! I get caught up about not having anything to write about because I’m not happy or satisfied, or because God didn’t make something click in my mind. But in reality, my happiness should not be what determines whether or not I praise God. My praise to God directly effects my happiness! I listened to a message by John Piper, and he put it so perfectly that I have to quote him.
“We think that the solution is “If I could just feel better about me, better about the way I look, better about my height, my weight, my complexion, my hair, my mathematical ability. If I could just feel better about me, I’d be healed.” You wouldn’t. You wouldn’t. You wouldn’t be healed. You’d have low-level, low-grade, non-satisfying measures of contentment. You were made to see God, love God, delight in God, and be stunned by God. So I’m not here to help you feel good about yourself. I’m here to help you feel good about God, and forget about yourself and give your life away in love to others. It is more blessed to give than to receive.”
I can feel so good about God that I don’t have to feel good about myself! There are so many tips and books and whatever else out there, about how to be happy with yourself. But honestly, it never works. I either become self-obsessed and prideful or depressed thinking of how I have fallen. The only way to lasting, true happiness is forgetting about myself and feeling good about God.
I might not have a click-y moment every day where God just gives me a blog post to write. I have so much more than that! I have the unmeasurable God to write about, every day! Now does this mean I will upload a blog post every single day? To be honest probably not because I am a flawed human who gets easily distracted XD haha
But it does means that I do not have to be focused on finding happiness before I can praise God. It means that by praising God I find happiness.
I think that if you are a born again person, that deep down we both know what will truly give us happiness; sometimes we just choose to ignore and bury it. So maybe I did have a click-y moment this week, but instead of showing me something new God just showed me something I already knew deep inside but probably needed to refresh it in my mind…. like I said, I’m easily distracted haha.
So maybe this post caused a click-y moment for you, maybe like me it showed you that maybe you don’t need a click-y moment everyday from God but just to acknowledge his glory. Either way, I hope this was a blessing! Thanks for reading!