for everything you do flows from it.
get what this verse is telling me. My heart is the center of my
being. If I “infect” my heart with not so good stuff, then
not so good stuff will flow from my life. Kind of a “garbage in,
garbage out” philosophy.
problem with? Sometimes I take the “guard” to
extremes. Sometimes I want to guard my heart against everything and
everyone. I want to put walls up around me because I don’t want to be
in, they might leave.
real emotion, I might get hurt.
free, I might fall.
_____________ go ahead, fill in the blank. Something might happen.
my life when I put up walls
friend, who was a blogger, said to me, “it’s all about relationships. Visiting and commenting on other blogs…kind
of like you are building a community.”
on a keyboard and putting my thoughts out there. What she said made no sense to me. AT. ALL…until a year or so later.
the Allume conference.
When I attended this conference last year I didn’t know anyone.
were hugging me. It was kind of strange. And a bit unsettling.
looking for hugs. And I’ll probably be hugging people that I don’t know.
learned from this community of bloggers and the experience of blogging…to
open my heart, to open my hands and to open arms. To be willing to accept
all the things that he has in store for me.
it all. by. myself.