What will He write in the way of recording my life and yours?
My first chapter began at birth
and followed my growing up years until I reached school age. Then followed
fairly uneventful teens filled with longings I didn't fully
Then I grew up only to discover
the chapter of romance and love and being cherished in return. I also learned
about conflict and resolution. A few years later I became a mother and found
another love in my life. Then the chapters fly by and I believe there are more
to be written, but I still wonder about the culmination of all that's been written in my final chapter.
His Word, the Holy
Bible, was written by His scribes. Even so He is the
Author. No one
can add or take away from this precious book. It stands for all time
He is my wise all-knowing
Heavenly Father. He is also the
lover of my soul who is always there to listen to me...ME! The wonder of this never
ceases to amaze me.
He allows things
to happen I would never choose for myself. But when I look back I can see
the purpose. Sometimes a case of correcting, sometimes a time of learning. Often
the special training for patience because He knows I hate
everything, yes, everything is for my good. And only a loving father
My name is already
written in His BOOK of LIFE, but there are still many chapters to be written and I cannot read between the lines. And being human with a free will, I can make a host of mistakes. That is why He took the
trouble to give us HIS STORY which is even more than mere history. We are privileged to read
the Manufacturer's Directions every day... if we choose. And so many genres! Poetry,
history, love songs, praise songs, prophecies, guidelines and more ... it's all
What will my next
chapter be? I can plan a rough outline of my life, but desire His will not mine. He knows best as I've proved so many
times in my life. And He wants the best for me ... and you.
To think He loves us
so much He gave His only Son, Jesus as a sacrifice to pay the penalty for all
those sins of ours!
Oh yes, my Lord is
a God of variety creating us to fulfil His purposes. And best of all, following
Him is NEVER DULL. Our lives can be real page turners when He is in
What will be the
next chapter in your life?
Stella Galieh is a scriptwriter and co-speaker on Vantage Point, a 5
minute program broadcast throughout Australia. She is now with the
Living Word Literary Agency and at a "waiting state" for a publisher to accept her manuscript. As a contributor to
several US Anthologies by
Adams Media, she has two Historical Romances published by Ark House Press. Each year she and her husband minister in
Buddhist Government schools, prisons, hospitals, shopping malls, and
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