Tuesday, December 7, 2010


So, I try to mix up my times with the Lord with different readings and routines....I haven't been really consistent lately. The ends of semesters always put me in this horribly lazy funk of an overdramatized sense of apathy.....things really aren't that busy, I'm ridiculous.....that being said, today while obviously paying attention to Dr. Weix in Shakespeare I read one of my favorite devotionals from Mary Wilder Tileston, I found her from a link on Elisabeth Elliot's site. She had a few quotes that challenged and encouraged me in my complacency...they were following a reference to the command in Colossians 2:6 "Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him" shoooo I needed to be called out with that. I have been "walking" in a sense of anxiety over situations, laziness and apathy, selfishness....

Lord help me to walk in you.

Here are the quotes:

ARE we assimilating His mind, His way of looking at things, His judgments, His spirit? Is the Christ-conscience being developed in us? Have we an increasing interest in the things which interest Him, an increasing love of the things that He loves, an increasing desire to serve the purposes He has at heart? "Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you," is the test by which we can try ourselves.

This I saw, that when a soul loves God with a supreme love, God's interests and his are become one. It is no matter when nor where nor how Christ should send me, nor what trials He should exercise me with, if I may be prepared for His work and will.