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The pieces

I vividly remember sitting at a little wooden table at my home in Missouri and putting together puzzles. I can smell that odd little smell that a newly opened puzzle box gave off. I see the little pile of shavings that spilled out with the 300 pieces of hope that lay before me.
I sense the feeling of wonder as I thought how on earth all of the odd colored shapes could somehow fit perfectly together to recreate the picture that graced the outside of the tiny box.
I can hear my mom telling me to separate the middle pieces from the outside pieces and then to do the outside pieces first.
Set the boundaries.
Turn all the other pieces face up so you can see what you have. Look at the picture. Keep the vision of the end result in your mind.  
Our problem is that we haven’t asked the Lord to show us what His picture of our life looks like. We fashion in our minds what we want it to be but I believe there is a huge difference in the small picture that we want and the awesome picture the LORD has for us.
If we took time to get the vision, then will no longer go through life trying to discard some of the pieces that have been placed in our box. Some of these pieces, though they might not seem to fit or make sense to the picture, are there for a unique and perfect purpose.
Let’s ask the LORD for his picture for our lives and watch HIM perfectly use all the little pieces, even the ones that seem to make no sense, to make the picture which HE has drawn for us.


short people are better than tall people

All of the pieces are slowly coming together.
My heart feels so glad.
This month is amazing.
The Lord has been speaking such sweetness to me.

“O afflicted one, storm-tossed, and not comforted, I am about to set your stones in antimony Antimony is a precious stone , and lay your foundations with sapphires. I will make your pinnacles of rubies, your gates of jewels, and all your wall of precious stones. 
All your children shall be taught by the LORD, and great shall be the prosperity of your children.  In righteousness you shall be established; you shall be far from oppression, for you shall not fear; and from terror, for it shall not come near you.  If anyone stirs up strife, it is not from me; whoever stirs up strife with you shall fall because of you.  See it is I who have created the smith who blows the fire of coals, and produces a weapon fit for its purpose; I have also created the ravager to destroy.  NO weapon that is fashioned against you shall prosper, and you shall confute every tongue that rises against you in judgement.  This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD and their vindication from me, says the LORD.”- Isaiah 54:11-17

Yeah. Change is coming.
The sweet refreshing breeze is blowing.
Rachel Zoe is making life better.
All of the pieces are slowly coming together.
It’s my birthday month.