Thursday, October 16, 2008

Thankful Thursday - God's Wisdom

8 “My thoughts are nothing like your thoughts,” says the Lord.
“And my ways are far beyond anything you could imagine.
9 For just as the heavens are higher than the earth,
so my ways are higher than your ways
and my thoughts higher than your thoughts. (Isaiah 55:8-9)

Today, I am thankful for God's wisdom. I am thankful that He sees the past, present, and future all at once and that He knows what is good for me and what isn't.

As I look back at events in my life, I see God's hand guiding me, guarding me, and forming me to be the person that I am today. Even in the rough, desert places of my life, God was there. He was using those rough places to slough off the dead skin in my soul, giving me a spiritual exfoliating treatment.

And as far as I have come in this spiritual journey, I still have so much farther to go. I know that there are many rough places in my life and in my character that need God's wisdom more than my own. Just when I think a desert phase has passed, there is another area of my life that needs God's housekeeping expertise. But I am thankful that He continues to persevere and never gives up on me.

Lord, I am Yours.
Mold me, make me,
heal me, love me.
I am Yours.

For more thankful hearts, please visit Iris at Grace Alone.


  1. Yes, I am thankful for God guiding hand upon my life as well. Thank you for sharing a great post.

  2. Bless you for sharing your heart.

  3. Oh boy, I needed this word tonight.

    Blessings to you♥

  4. I'm thankful for my child's energetic spirit. My prayer is that I know how to help her use it productively throughout her life.

  5. I love your analogy, Heather. I'm teaching at a retreat next weekend called "Soul Spa". My I borrow your thoughts?

    And thank you so much for your precious comment on my blog about the pregnant/post abortion gal. I'm humbled that God would even use me in this way.

    Have a blesse dweekend.

  6. I love and cling to Isaiah 55. I used to worry and stress over far too many things until I finally GOT IT! God is in control and His ways are infinitely better than mine could or will ever be. Praise Him!