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Following the Imprint
Series: All My Ducks in a Row - Living Under the Imprint of God
The duckling follows the first creature he lays his eyes on. Even when he has the choice between his mother, or a stranger who first cared for him, the duckling almost always follows the stranger. To him, that is the one imprinted on his heart.
For us, the thought of following God has been imprinted on our hearts from the time we first saw Jesus as Our Divine Imprint. I don't think I have ever heard a Christian woman say, ''I choose not to follow God.''
Although He is our First Love and Divine Imprint, we haven't had the privilege yet, of seeing Him face to face. For that reason, we may find it easy to wander, and difficult to follow.
So how do we make sure we are following our Imprint each day? Not just when we feel like it, or when it's convenient, but all of the time?
Let God lead. Seems so simple, yet many of us fail to do this one thing.?I cannot emphasize enough, the importance of starting the day alone with God.
Before we head to work, before the children rise, and especially before we begin checking our media, I believe it is fundamental to begin our day drawing close to the One we have chosen to follow.
I am certainly not legalistic about this, but from personal experience, when I do not get up early enough to spend a few minutes listening to my Savior, I have a difficult time staying on track and keeping my ducks in a row.
Ladies, we need His Word over the words of the media. We need His presence more than the presence of family and co-workers. We need His direction above our personal calendars.
The Word of God is perfect for any time of the day or night, but for the sake of truly getting our ducks in a row, will you consider starting the day alone with God?
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