I forgot this feeling.
The feeling that I get when I am about to write and brain and heart begin to struggle.
It's not exactly a pleasant feeling, but I think I missed it...
As my fingers hovered over the keyboard a few minutes ago, a myriad of ideas for today's blog came to mind. As I dismissed idea after idea one for various reasons, I felt it. That slightly panicky, guilty feeling like maybe I was doing something wrong.
Was I being too concerned about what people thought? Was I being too superficial about my choices? Was I picking this idea for Jesus or for the readers? You know...the usual
Maybe you are like me. Maybe you're not.
There would always be pressure from the world: to fit in, to say the culturally appropriate thing, to use the politically correct term, to write a universal greeting in the stead of the word "Christmas."
Sometimes you give in. Sometimes you don't.
The only thing that matters, the only that is needful is that God be the first and foremost for you.*
If He is, you can never go wrong.
*In essence, be a cutie. But for Jesus.