Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Prayer and blogging

I haven't been posting very often. Each time I decide to go on the computer to write I find that I am pulled into prayer instead. The Lord wants me to "pray, pray, pray" rather than follow my own inclinations to post, post, post (lol) and I am trying to be obedient. I guess it makes sense that He wants me to pray more and spend a little less time on the computer during this time of preparation. I think I've already told everyone how caught up I can get once I go on the computer, so I've been spending less time on here. I've become used to the Lord asking me to lay things down or put them aside for a while. When I follow his leading I feel at peace. When I don't ...I feel distressed in the spirit. Knowing how good our Lord is, He probably just doesn't want me to stress out right before Christmas.

I guess this is my way of saying that I probably won't be posting much this week, either :) And in case I'm not back before this weekend:

Merry Christmas, everyone!

21 comments:

  1. Noticed the same thing for myself as well- Just trying to keep up my reflections page since I find that quite prayerful.
    God bless and Merry Christmas Mary!

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  2. Merry Christmas, Mary! God bless you and your family!

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  3. As you say, 'peace' is the test. God bless and have a wonderful Christmas. Thank you for being you!! Love Ros

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  4. Thank you Mary for sharing what has been on your heart. Always wise to go on the Holy Spirit's unction. Blessings.

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  5. God bless you all! May the peace of our Lord Jesus Christ flood your hearts this Christmas!

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  6. Mary, you are such a devoted and faithful person and I am growing in my faith by witnessing yours. A very blessed and wonderful Christmas to you and your family!

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  7. Merry Christmas sweet Mary, prayers are good!
    .......:-)Hugs

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  8. Mary Christine, Anne, and Bernie,
    Merry Christmas, my friends! You are all in my prayers!

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  9. Please do pray! It's an important joyful job!
    Mele Kalikimaka e Hao'oli Makahiki Hou!
    Aloha and love from Hawaii!

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  10. Sarah,
    Merry Christmas to you and yours! May our Lord bless you all!

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  11. JBR,
    A great big hug and a Merry Christmas to you, my friend :) Those hearts are cute!

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  12. Blessed and Merry Christmas to you Mary and your family! I hope to ease back into blogging after my long absence. I look forward to reading your blog posts again...Theresa.

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  13. Mary, I do hope you had a blessed Christmas dear one. ((((Mary))))

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  14. Theresa! It's good to hear from you! I hope you and your family had a blessed Christmas too. I'm glad to hear you are going to blog again and am looking forward to reading your posts :)

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  15. Hi JBR! Yes, we had a wonderful Christmas! I hope yours was great too :)

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  16. Dear Mary I hope you had a lovely and blessed Christmas! I am the same way to be honest, sometimes I swear I can hear God telling me to leave Facebook alone for awhile and I feel a bit silly because I think why does it matter but of course as you said, it can be a major distraction! I also feel far more at peace when I obey...
    the spirit is willing but the flesh is so weak.:)

    Praying you have a lovely new year!:)

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  17. Thanks, Colleen! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas too! I'm taking a little longer blogging break than I thought I would but hope to be back next week. My daughter has school vacation this week and I haven't had a chance to get much computer time in. I'm actually enjoying the blogging break :)
    Happy New Year to you, too!

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  18. Happy New Year, JBR! May this year be your best ever!

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