Letting Go…Let it Ride
Facing situations with people that are just plain annoying can really eat at your thoughts. Recently I was in a meeting where one gal was pretty dominating. We had much planning to do to organize and set up for an event and I am sure you have experienced this once or twice, but you have an idea and instantly it is shot down. Ok…well me too. I continued to share ideas “letting it ride” that one of the ideas didn’t go over, but then there was another, then another, and another. “Letting it ride” was not going so well! So I became quiet. Not sharing anymore. Becoming…not Christian-like.
Let it Ride set (find here)
Letters Die Cut by Honey Bee (find here)
I used Gelatos (find here) for my colors translucent and brights, or here blending with an aqua painter pen (find here)
(LOVE using watercolor when using open stamps)
The blending pens from SU! are good too, I just don’t like them as well.
The wood paper (find here)
Mounting tape for 3D effect (find here)
It’s a matter of the heart
Simply put our hearts are jealous, rebellious, full of sin. When I felt like I wasn’t heard and thinking my ideas weren’t worth importance, it wasn’t the gal’s fault for putting the ideas down or the others in the room who didn’t jump in and say, “awesome idea Lee!” What I was feeling was unimportant. I forgot life isn’t about me. The event is an important agenda. Jesus is the focus and center of it all. Not my ideas, not my goals, not anything!
“The Lord looks at the heart”. Samuel 16:7b Jesus know my heart. What I am thinking. Thoughts which don’t belong to a follower of Him.
Let it ride brings peace
“Wherever your treasure is, there the desires of your heart will also be.” Matthew 6:21
True verse! If I choose to focus on the needs of my feelings of self-worth I set myself up to be bucked off! Peace only comes when I choose to “let it ride”, let the Lord lead. Give my concerns to Jesus and He will sort them all out. If someone has wronged me, by praying and seeking the Lord on the issue to “let it ride” and pray for them, or address it with love, He will lead the way!
Love to hear your comments
Please let me know what you think of the cards. Not that I need affirmation or compliments, but it is fun to see fellow crafters give ideas and tips too.
God’s blessings upon you and
ENJOY THE RIDE HOME,