When we think about our lives, it is hard sometimes to rise above the mundane activities that shape and define our days.
Yet, even as we go about routines, our hearts can be lifted to places beyond the immediate.
Our eyes can be opened to more than we see.
Our hearts can be touched by glimmers of God’s grace.
And seemingly ordinary moments become a meeting place between heaven and earth.
God whispers close.
We hear Him and know we are in a Holy encounter.
Even with feet rooted firm to earth.
There is more to our lives than the surface and superficial dictate.
With receptive minds and hearts we can be ready for extraordinary moments in an ordinary day.
Today, I am joining in with Lisa-Jo Baker for Five Minute Friday as we write freely, letting words spill as they will, with no worry about over-thinking, marinading or perfection.
The prompt is:‘Ordinary’
‘No ordinary day’
This is no ordinary day
in some extraordinary way
death is dying…
And because of You we are made brand new
because of Your great Love we’re redeemed, restored,
forgiven, healed, children of God above
because of Your grace we have everything we need
to run with joy this earthly race
Ordinary doesn’t begin to describe who we are anymore
each one unique, special, precious, gifted and adored
ordinary people made extraordinary by Your sacrifice
and our response to how You lay down Your own life
Clouds hung heavy and curtain was torn in two
from top to bottom, signalling our lives
are made certain of spending eternity with You
hope for today
peace beyond measure
Your favour to treasure
never alone or forsaken
with sin, shame and guilt all taken
by Your death and dying
so we can dry our tears, still our fears
as we rest in all You are supplying