Today I have roast beef, carrots, and potatoes cooking in the crock-pot. There’s nothing like anticipating a wonderful, warm home-cooked meal. It takes several hours to cook on low, but it’s so worth the wait. The meat is always so tender, and the vegetables are done just right! I know it’s going to taste so good! It will be done in its own time and I can’t rush it – and wouldn’t even if I could.
Vegetables are interesting but lack a sense of purpose when unaccompanied by a good cut of meat. ~Fran Lebowitz
We are to taste and see that the Lord is good! I love the Lord because He keeps His promises! If we will put our trust in Him, He will fill our life with blessings! My cup of blessings overflows! He gives me so much more than I deserve; but He blesses as He sees fit, not when I read off my laundry list of needs and wants. God is not a vending machine.
God is not a cosmic bell boy for whom we can press a button to get things done. ~Harry Emerson Fosdick
I have so much to be thankful for. If I started a list, I doubt it would be completed the same day. I’d be typing on that list this time tomorrow! As long as I keep trusting God with my life, He will pour out blessings on my life. To be blessed is to find favor with God. Some people think that a blessing is something you wish on someone else, like when a person sneezes and you say, “God Bless You!” I suppose it is that, but how sad if a person thinks that’s all a blessing is!
According to good ol’ Webster, a blessing is a favor or gift bestowed by God, thereby bringing happiness. When we place our faith and trust in God, we can expect blessings in our lives! This is a promise of God – and God cannot lie – and He will not break His promises.
As we place our trust in God, He blesses us and we are happy! In the bargain, we receive the Father’s joy, love, peace, and wisdom! Call me crazy, but that doesn’t sound like a bad thing to me! As a matter of fact, it sounds better than the roast beef, carrots, and potatoes cooking in the crock-pot! Only two more hours to go! 🙂