For what seems like the 1000000000th time, I watched as our church congregation lifted their hands and got lost in my Hubby's voice. As God used his voice, people were moved through praise and worship and it was beautiful. Well, for the 10000000001th time, I thought "Man, if only I could sing like him".
My hubby is what's known as a triple threat in the body of Christ, he can
Well, over the years, I have really found myself envying him and wishing I could sing just like him.
Me: Babe, do you like how I am singing...
Hubby: You are so beautiful
Me: That is not what I asked you! I asked if you loved the way I was singing this song...
Hubby: You know I love you right...
Me: *Hiss*... Leave me alone jo!
After a session of desperately needing my husband to validate me as a singer he got fed up and said " babe, listen to me, you can't sing...at all!!... but you are an exceptional X, XX and XXX; focus on those not my gifts! He was right;truth of the matter was, I didn't care what gifts I had, I just wanted his.
Ladies, what gifts lie within you that are being ignored because you are spending your time envying the gift of another? Some ladies are monsters behind a sewing machine! They can take curtains and turn them into a fabulous dress but instead of nurturing that talent, she ends up doing a 9-5 she has absolutely no interest in. (Please raise your hand if your parents have ever tried to
What is that one thing you have always wanted? What is that one childhood passion you had? Is it to be a writer, a fashion designer, or a musician? Stop seeing this talent as an inconvenient weight and explore it to the fullest. Break the mold, do the unconventional and shatter that glass ceiling. Now is the time to water your heart, nurture it and watch it bloom because no one in this world can be a better YOU!
Talitha Cumi... Little girl ARISE!
Matt 5 vs 41: Then He took the child by the hand, and said to her, "Talitha, cumi," which is translated, "Little girl, I say to you, arise!"
...Musings from atop the potter's wheel...