The blank page beckons.
A blank slate interrupted only by the blink of the cursor.
Blink. Blink. Blink. It’s slow and rhythmic and, for me, thought-provoking. It’s like the heartbeat of a new creation just waiting to be born.
No wonder I have such an affinity for the blank page, for it is the platform on which thoughts and words come alive and, if I am lucky, become helpful and provide a positive impact to those who read them. Better yet, they become a tool for the Lord, our God.
Words are my calling. I’ve always had a predisposition for them, but, several years ago, it became evident that writing is a big part of the reason I was put on this earth. Still—though the calling is undeniable and has become almost as important to me as breathing—I still wrestle with it at times as, more often than not, I find myself fighting to find the time and energy to commit to it.
Time or no time, however, it is absolutely impossible to describe the feeling I get when I know that there is something I need to write. It bubbles up from the inside and I am miserable until I finally put it onto paper. And the very, very best part is when someone reaches out to me out of the blue to tell me how something I wrote touched them or inspired and helped them in some way. What I want them to know is that God also used them to reassure me that I cannot give up on this mantle He himself has placed upon me.
Somehow, some way, I will continue to answer His call. His call, my heartbeat; the blank page, my canvas. Thank you, Jesus, for giving me this great gift and thank you for stopping by http://www.amenandehmen.com. I hope you enjoy your visit and that you find something that will helps you grow closer and closer to Him; that you find and pursue His Will and Purpose for your life; and, above all, that you completely and wholly feel His great love for you. Please feel free to leave a comment or two when you do visit. I’d love to hear from you. Amen and Ehmen!
Yours in Christ,
And may you have the power to understand, as all God’s people should, how wide, how long, how high, and how deep his love is. (NLT)