Thursday, January 28, 2010

Dancing With God

Doesn't Everyone Love to Dance...

I found the wonderful little story and a friends
Notes on FB

Dancing With God (author unknown)

When I meditated on the word Guidance,

I kept seeing "dance" at the end of the word.

I remember reading that doing God's will is a lot like dancing.

When two people try to lead, nothing feels right.

The movement doesn't flow with the music,

and everything is quite uncomfortable and jerky.

When one person realizes that, and lets the other lead,

both bodies begin to flow with the music..

One gives gentle cues, perhaps with a nudge to the back

or by pressing Lightly in one direction or another.

It's as if two become one body, moving beautifully.

The dance takes surrender, willingness,

and attentiveness from one person

and gentle guidance and skill from the other.

My eyes drew back to the word Guidance.

When I saw "G": I thought of God, followed by "u" and "i".

"God, "u" and "i" dance."

God, you, and I dance.

As I lowered my head, I became willing to trust

that I would get guidance about my life.

Once again, I became willing to let God lead.

My prayer for you today is that God's blessings

and mercies are upon you on this day and everyday.

May you abide in God, as God abides in you.

Dance together with God, trusting God to lead

and to guide you through each season of your life.


Watercolor Titled, "Hearts,
 Seeds & Butterflies".
By Deborah

So Just Dance....
Dance like no one
is watching...
Dance with the one you
Love...
Dance for Joy...
Dance with your
Kids...
Dance With
GOD...
God, thanks for daily inspiration and guidance.
I Love to  Dance with you God!!!
And invite everyone to join in
the Dance.


15 comments:

Rhondi said...

Hi Deborah
Myabe my instructions about using the mr linky for thankful Thursday weren't clear. You are only supposed to link if you are doing a post titled thankful Thursday and telling about what you are thankful for :) and I'd also like oyu to use the photo withthe daisy and words.
Rhondi

LeeAnn@Encouragement Is Contagious said...

What a beautiful post Deborah! I just hopped over from Lissa's blog. I love painting too and wanted to meet you. What lovely paintings you have made. I love the idea of Dancing with God.

It's nice to meet you.

Lee Ann

T's Daily Treasures said...

What lovely inspiration for the day. Guidance! More people need to ak for guidance rather than rushing head strong into the world with no direction. They wind up crashing into everyone around them and causing such chaos along the way. And in Kuwait, this could also be a literal translation because its every man for himself out there. I much prefer to stay home, contemplate and wait for guidance. Blessings to you! Have a beautiful Saturday. :) Tammy

LeeAnn@Encouragement Is Contagious said...

Oh Deborah, your paintings and creations truly are beautiful! God has certainly gifted you with such talent. I checked out your etsy shop and was amazed. I love watercolor and pen and ink. I still am learning but I believe watercolor is my favorite. Your designs are gorgeous and I love the necklace tile pendants.

Thank you so much for leaving my a comment on my Show Some Creativity Saturday post. I used to have Mr. Linky attached, but had few link up that way, so decided just to use the comments for linking. I truly want to give bravery for others to share their creative talent for the Lord. Thank you Deborah.

Lee Ann

Jack Foster said...

Deborah, you have a wonderful blog! Love your "Love the Lord" piece! So beautiful and inspiring. thanks and blessings to you.

Edie said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog and for your kind comment. Love dancing with God. Just imagine, there will be a day when that will be actual. Wow!

From what I've seen so far, your work is beautiful. Now I'm going to find your etsy link. :)

Happy Sunday!

Debbie~ said...

I looove your post about 'Dancing'! I've been using a dancing piece as my avatar in my jewelry business and blog, because it makes me so happy and have added 'Dance as if there's no tomorrow! :) Thanks for following my business blog (Baubles Buttons & Beads) I'd love for you to visit my other blog too, Cottage Hann~Me~Downs @ http://hann-me-downs.blogspot.com/ thanks, Debbie~

Maria said...

This is such a great post...
it reminds me of the song: "Lord of the Dance." One of my favorites ♥
G U I D
(love that!)
~Maria

Lissa said...

what a totally precious post and so true! love it!

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