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The topic for five minute Friday is “empty”


I’m going to cheat a little because this topic brings to mind a piece I previously wrote:

In the beginning God created me.  I was empty, a formless mass cloaked in darkness. And the Spirit of God was hovering over me. And the Lord God Jehovah formed my body and breathed into it the breath of life.  And I became a living person.

And then what happened?

I am not empty today.  I am full of experiences, feelings, thoughts, wants and desires.  I am full of the Holy Spirit, and sometimes I let it out to show other people.  (lol)

In Beth Moore’s “James” course, I was just reading about the monkey who put his hand in a jar full of rice to get some food.  He couldn’t get his hand out because the jar opening was too small for his hand full of rice.  So we decide, do we want to be trapped with our desires, or do we want to be free but empty, hungry?

What’s your choice?


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