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The Freedom of Little Increments!

It is for freedom that Christ has set us free.
Galatians 5:1

We struggle together, my “list” and I. Somehow, getting things done and checking them off gives me that sense of accomplishment! But that all changed for me a few weeks ago when, no matter how hard I tried, all my attempts to get things done just bogged down in the sand. The burden of the “unfinished” drove me crazy! I had become an inchworm in slow motion.  What was going on?

Right in the middle of that get-nothing-done zone, I experienced a day that was totally opposite. I was packing for a long trip and, though there were many interruptions, everything flowed together peacefully and perfectly. The stark difference was obvious and intentional. God was showing me something!

He brought a verse to my mind, It is for freedom that Christ has set us free (Galatians 5:1). Certainly freedom had been eluding me, but now I saw that God was after something new: He wants me to stop being annoyed by interruptions and, instead, find  freedom in letting them go!

Things might get done in little increments, but I find that there is joy in the delays when I invite Jesus to be my peace in the middle of them.

Father, remind me that life is not intended to be a struggle, but a pattern of surrendered moments . . . living free! 


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