Jan 21, 2012

Saturday SHINE....

Good Saturday morning SHINE girls!

I wanted to share something real quick that happened to me yesterday.

I had gotten up to have my quiet time, and pushed "start" on the coffee maker. (I always have the coffee ready to go--less clanging around in the morning--and more importantly, the less I have to use my brain.)

A few minutes later, I walked in the kitchen to get my beloved liquid consciousness only to find that it was just a pot full of hot water.


I had forgotten to add the coffee last night. Ugh.

As I poured the hot water out, and started all over again, I felt the Lord was showing me something with this.

Before I was in His Word, I was just a big ol' pot of hot water. No color, no flavor, no nothing.

When I add God's Word to my day, the flavor, the robustness, the POWER is added to my day.

Let's not be a big ol' pot of hot water. Let's be a delicious, hot, caffeine-filled pot of coffee--full of power and flavor!

Starbucks has nothing on us, girls. :)

Okay, our Friday challenge extends through the weekend--stay prayerful and thankful this weekend, girls.

If you need to catch up with the reading, take time to do that.  We will continue on with 1 Samuel starting Monday. Tomorrow I will send an email with the weekly reading.

Don't forget about our SHINE party tomorrow! Please try to come if you can. I want to meet you and hug your pretty little neck! Come and meet your fellow SHINE sisters!

no more hot water for me,


1 Chronicles 16:11--" Seek the LORD and his strength;  seek his presence continually!"


  1. I like being full of power and flavor! Thank you JILL! Give us the Word, wash us over and over and watch it transform us all glory to glory. Evidence IS that WHEN we are continually seeking God, we are truly more tuned in to His voice and His presence is aluminated to us. Even tho, HE'S ALWAYS there, we are tuning our own selves in to what already is. Put that coffee in the pot and let's go! Love your illustration <3

  2. Thank you Jill! That inspired me alot! Even though I don't really like coffee...


  3. I loved meeting everyone today. Thank you for such a wonderful party, JaNice.



  4. You are speaking my language! If I could have an IV drip of coffee; I would be a happy girl! I also wanted to tell you how much I am enjoying the blog and the weekly reading assignments...this could not have come at a better time in my life. It takes such courage to step out in faith...thank you for taking leap:) God has truly blessed you with a gift!

    I hope you all had a wonderful time at the party today...I had a discipleship class at church this afternoon... But I am really looking forward to the next get together:)



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