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Divine Appointments

Repost — Some appointments are simply divine.

Two Are Better Than One

Have you ever felt a tug to do something or go someplace, but you didn’t feel motivated to do it? You know you should go or do whatever it is, but your heart just isn’t in it? If you don’t go, you’ll never know what you missed, but if you do go, you’ll realize in that moment that you were meant to be there all along.

I’ve experienced this many times in my life, but I didn’t have a name for that feeling until my friend Tiffinay and I read this book called Prayer of Jabez nearly a decade ago. The author refers to those instances as divine appointments. I like that there’s a name for those little tugs, but I have to admit that I’ve been slow to obey — even when I realize that I might be late (or even miss) one of these appointments.

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I started this blog as a means of chronicling my journey of Servant Leadership, but I believe that it has taken on a deeper purpose. As visitors read about my every day experiences as seen through a spiritual lens, I know that they’ll take the meat of my messages — the scriptures — and nourish themselves. I’m sure they’ll remember the stories and get to know me as a result, but the anecdotes are merely the vessels that store the meat. My hope is that you find encouragement here, and when you do, please share it with me. Encouragers need encouragement too.

15 thoughts on “Divine Appointments

    1. Hi, thanks for the reblog. I see that you have a new blog. Don’t forget to personalize your About Page and your home page, and then start following interesting blogs. The blogging community is warm and welcoming. Best wishes!

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  1. I read the prayer of Jabez, a long time ago! You remind me that I should reread the book! I think it happens to all of us, but we should follow that instinct. For example many people are supposed to pick up the phone or call someone and the next thing you know they have passed away. That’s an extreme example but a very real one.

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    1. This is a connection with the Holy Spirit. God wants to connect with us, but we sometimes ignore his gentle whispers. I’ve learned to obey — even when I don’t want to. Blessings to you, Tiffany. ❤

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