"Yea, then is the time that they do harden their hearts, and do forget the Lord their God, and do trample under their feet the Holy One- yea, and this because of their ease, and their exceedingly great prosperity."
Years ago, in a college classroom hallway, on a Saturday afternoon, with just a small sun particulating through the higher up window, I knelt in prayer. I was sure of feeling guilt because of my distance to my Heavenly Father. I had forgotten him. With shyness, I petitioned. While I writhed with contrition, He flooded me with love. How did he do that? Tears of regret streamed done my face. All this time, He had been waiting. While I was working things out for myself, He had been waiting. While I was feeling smug with confidence, He had been waiting. Why did I forget?
I write on Fridays with a large group who inspire me. Only five minutes and without much thought to perfection. I write, prompted by one word that sends my thoughts to the keyboard and hopefully make sense.