Friend, have you ever read a passage of scriptures and nothing jumped out at you, but the second (or third, or fourth?) time you read those same scriptures, a light bulb goes off or something touches your soul? It’s in those times you hear God speak directly to your soul. Sometimes when reading scripture, that’s when God says no to your plans. Or gives you a resounding yes. Or He gives you something else entirely.
That’s been happening to me quite frequently. I love when a light shines a little brighter or a little differently on a set of scriptures and the meaning becomes a little more clear when applied to a particular trial or situation.
I’ve gotten into the habit of reading Bible plans from the YouVersion Bible app on my phone while I dry my hair in the mornings before work. I wish I was kidding when I say that I spend a good twenty minutes with a hair dryer aimed at my head in the mornings. You ladies with curly-bushy-long hair might know the struggle. It is all too real. [Read more…]