I Want You

Father in Heaven, You breathed another day into life. And I take part in it as I recognize Your presence. Today, I make it about You. Take my heart and make it Yours. Make it Your home to do as You please. I am pleased with the change You bring about in me and I can’t help but acknowledge You’ve been guiding me all along. I want to thank You for that. I want You to do great things today as You had yesterday, and I want You to keep my eyes open to those great things, so that I can thank You and praise You right away, so that my heart recognizes again who made these things possible. I want to take those blessings You give me to bless others along the way. I want many things my Lord, but I know without a doubt as long as I focus on You, You show me and give me greater things I thought I was never worthy of. I want You to help me keep my eyes on You as I am willing to follow. I pray this in Your name, Amen.

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Matthew 6:33

But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

By His Grace, Sheela

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22 Comments Add yours

  1. opreach says:

    Love the cartoon! It is so true – we have such difficulty in believing (and appropriating the belief) that God only desires us. Thanks for following!! Blessings. πŸ™‚

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    1. leighla93 says:

      God bless you! Amen! Thank you for reading! πŸ˜€

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  2. melwild says:

    What a beautiful prayer and post. The cartoon is funny and too true! I can see you truly have a tender heart after God, Sheela. And your prayer is being answered too. For you are that conduit of blessing because you have learned how to receive Love. That is a very precious thing indeed. Many never find that or even know that they should desire it, as the cartoon points out. You have something wonderful to give. I can also see you touching a lot of people who are unloved and hurting with the Father’s love. Blessings to you. Thanks for sharing your gift. πŸ™‚

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    1. leighla93 says:

      Pastor Mel, that was the most heartfelt comment anyone has ever given me. I am smiling from temple to temple. Haha! I wish WordPress had a “Favorites” button so I can just easily find your blog. I don’t have much time to read today, but I can tell your posts are ones that will definitely get my attention as my attention is pretty hard to keep! Thank you for stopping by and following. πŸ˜€ Expect me to be a regular commenter on your blog and may God bless you exceedingly!!

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      1. melwild says:

        You’re very welcome. I try to see people with heaven’s eyes, and that’s how the Lord sees you. You make Him smile too! And I get to be the messenger. And your heart blesses me too. πŸ™‚

        On blog favorites, the best way I found to follow a blog is with the WordPress Reader at http://www.wordpress.com. There’s a category “Blogs I Follow” that will scroll all your follows. I think the page defaults to that if you are signed in. If not, there is a sign-in form on the page. I also have the WordPress app on my Android phone that does the same thing, which is how I saw your comment here. Otherwise, like you said, it’s hard to keep up, especially, if you have a crazy schedule like mine.

        I look forward to future conversations with you. Remember, you are loved. πŸ™‚

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  3. cmassonaus says:

    A question so few people ask!

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    1. leighla93 says:

      πŸ˜€ God bless you!

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  4. Binah says:

    Uplifting and inspirational, thanks.

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    1. leighla93 says:

      It makes me smile nonstop to let others feel the joy I feel. Praise the Lord! πŸ™‚

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  5. bennetta faire says:

    Probably the nicest thing for me about getting older, is that I want less of this world, and more of God–and He’s more than willing to pour Himself out on me. God bless you abundantly–love, sis Caddo

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    1. leighla93 says:

      You’ve just expressed what’s been in my heart lately. The older I’m getting, the more I desire God and not so much of this world…high five! May He bless you exceedingly! Hugs and kisses, Sheela πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

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  6. Rex says:

    This carries such a beauty in it.

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    1. leighla93 says:

      πŸ™‚ Thanks for that sweet comment Rex.

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  7. helenrj says:

    This morning as I laced my clown shoes…you read that right…I am a clown in children’s church…but back to my shoes. As I tied rabbit ears with my shoe laces, a big list of what I needed to do today raced and hopped through my mind. Then I read this post and I realized I needed to replace the list with “God, what do you want me to do today?” It was big epiphany on a Sunday morning for a clown (or anyone). Thanks for the post.

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    1. leighla93 says:

      Praise the Lord! Yes, I read that you were a clown ministering to children at church. That is awesome! I’m glad that with a few sentences God puts in my heart, I am able to remind my fellow Christian friends what He truly wants from us. Full surrender. To God be the glory! Amen!

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      1. helenrj says:

        Hallelujah and amen to that!

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    1. leighla93 says:

      Back at you…God bless! Thank you and have a great one today! πŸ™‚

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      1. Thanks by faith, I shall πŸ˜‰

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