As always, I caught a glimpse of the sign in front of the church I pass on my way to work. I don't remember everything it said right now, just something at the end about "sing a new song." Wondering what it meant, I googled "sing a new song." (Because that's what I do. I want to learn more about something quickly, I google it.) I found that it was referencing to Psalm 96:1-5 NIV - "Sing to the LORD a new song; sing to the LORD, all the earth. Sing to the LORD, praise his name; proclaim his salvation day after day. Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all peoples. For great is the LORD and most worthy of praise; He is to be feared above all gods. For all the gods of the nations are idols, but the LORD made the heavens." Hallelujah, Praise you Lord for ALL my days.
These verses remind me of the song, Choose to Worship by Rend Collective. A great song I hear so much on the radio. It is a powerful and anointed song that reminds me how awesome God is, speaks to my heart and reminds me of the freedom and joy available to not only me but each one of us who put our trust in Jesus. I can't do any of this life on my own any more. I need you Lord, I thank you Lord for your son, Jesus Christ. You have my praise for every low and high throughout my life.
In my last post, I told you how I haven't kept up with this blog like I should. Well, here I am again. Frantic about life again. Dwelling on the past and things that I can't control. Fighting my negative thoughts everyday. Even though I'm studying the bible and looking for more positive vibes in my life, there's still something pulling me into darkness. There are some days I don't want to get out of bed but I do. Then there are some days I don't want to get out of bed and I don't. The days that I don't get out of bed and stay active are my worst days. It's time to choose to worship and move on with my life. As For King and Country say in their song Burn the Ships,
Burn the ships, cut the ties
Send a flare into the night
Say a prayer, turn the tide
Dry your tears and wave goodbye
Step into a new day
We can rise up from the dust and walk away
We can dance upon our heartache, yeah
So light a match, leave the past, burn the ships
And don't you look back.
I have to stop dreaming and start living. Stop just observing and procrastinating and start doing the thing to make things better. I read a quote on Facebook today that said, (author unknown) "Action is the step many forget when they wonder what happened to their dream." I don't want to wonder anymore. I want to take action where my dream is concerned. I will cry while I'm bossing up and I will push forward. Cut the ties of the past. Stop letting it weigh me down. God is the way, the truth and the life. I will praise Him for the rest of my days.
A long time friend posted on her Facebook that "Life is about laughing and living...in good times and bad...getting through whatever comes our way...and looking back with a smile..." I have to remember this every day! #BeBlessed