Wednesday, October 28, 2009

{{tHiNkInG}}





Forgive me for my lack of posts:). Don't know why I feel the need to apologize, but there you have it.


You see, I'm a researcher by nature. I LOVE learning, growing, challenging the way I think, and moving forward.


Frankly, these past two weeks have been so hard, but so good. There is a lot churning around in this brain of mine. The Lord is challenging me like never before in the way I think, eat, and just plain ole' do life.


I want this blog to be real. A place that I can put whatever is stirring within me into words.


Well, I haven’t had the words a lot of times these past few weeks. I’ve tried to put lots of this digging into words only to have written a sizeable novel by the time I’m done with it. Geez! Who wants to read that??


I get overwhelmed at the amount of information that is flooding my life- some God stuff, some good stuff, some downright awful stuff, some homesteading stuff, some false stuff, some sad stuff, some school stuff, some health stuff.


All of this “stuff” causes me to dig really deep in the things that are competing for my attention. I've discarded the things that don't matter and am clinging to the things that really truly do matter. That, my friend, is freeing!


But, every time I’ve sat down to write (and there have been many....you should see the posts that have began but not yet posted), I can sense the Lord just wanting me to “rest” in it for a while and let it truly sink in.


He wants me to put into action the revelation and words He is breathing into me.

My desire is to bring glory to God in everything I do. One thing is for certain....He is my Rock, my Fortress, my stronghold.


"The LORD is my light and my salvation— whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life— of whom shall I be afraid?" Psalm 27:1


Time is fleeting. Each day that goes by is one day closer to seeing the King of Kings- whether He comes back at any time or we go see Him.


5 comments:

Kayla said...

Good thinkin' sis!! Thanks for the transparency and honesty!! Lots of good "solidness!" I love you and I love your thoughts!
Love you
Kayla

Herzog Family Farms said...

Hello Lindsey,

My name is Christina and I wanted to drop you a note and thank you for the encouragement you have been to me and my family. My husband is also a farmer (here at home) and a fireman (in Houston). We actually don't live very far from you either (Montgomery area). I have so enjoyed looking through your blog, the farm blog and Jason's blog.

It is so fun to see some of the very things y'all have been doing around your farm, we have been working on implementing around here for the last year or so. Only we just butchered our first grass-fed steer in August, so we are hoping to obtain whatever we need to be able to resell the beef. We are still learning, and loving it the whole time! I so appreciate the pictures of Jason and your daughter moving the cows into their new paddock. We are the same way...doing everything together as a family, all learning together and building those lasting relationships and creating special memories.

We have been blessed with 5 precious children (our oldest is only 4) and live on my husbands grandfather's farm. We have been learning about grass farming for the last 5 years and it is exciting to finally get to put some of the learning into actions. We just love the beef, the fresh eggs, the all natural organic milk from our milk cow, fresh veggies from the garden...We are so blessed!!

I am grateful for your posts lately. I have been looking into rainproof clothes for my husband,(as it has been raining tons lately) and was about to spend over $100.00 at Carhartt for a jacket and pants. Thank you for the idea of the lightweight waterproof clothing (we sure need lightweight things down here in Texas!)

Thank you also for your desire to glorify the Lord in the things you do and say. It is so refreshing to find like-minded believers in Christ.

I have a blog for our family that I try to keep updated and would love to share it with you. I would also love to meet you and get to visit. Every year my husband and I have a get together for friends and family and whoever else we meet. We call it the Herzog Harvest Fest. This year we will be having it on November 14th here at our house. The invitation and details are posted on our blog, so please check it out and give us a call (the phone number to get in touch with us is also listed there). We would love to make some new friends. Our blog is http://herzogfamilyfarms.blogspot.com/

You have a blessed day, and I look forward to meeting you and your family.

Blessings, Christina Herzog

Cottage Dreamers said...

Amen! I love your blog!

mandi said...

from one deep thinking, life long learner to another- this is good...

want to spend some time talking all about it with you...

Shabby Mama said...

great post..it is awesome to see what God is doing in your life...you make me want to be a better woman..loveyou! Holly