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Be Careful of the Pot You Stir


Someone once told me ..........
"Be careful what pot you stir, for you may end up eating from that very same pot"

It was several years back this was shared and I love how a lesson back then can and will still apply to the here and now. 
It amazes me when my daddy God brings something to my heart and mind.

I have been meditating on this and asking.....
  What am I stirring Lord?
A pot full of love or resentment??
Does my pot have forgiveness or anger??
Is my soul food tasty or bitter here in my pot?

Do my ingredients smell of sweet nothings and a beautiful fragrance to you Lord?
Do they cause others to hunger for you?
Or have they began to burn with blackness on my heart and in my words??
And cause pain and sorrow??

Exactly what am I stirring Lord???
It's so easy to get caught up in our fleshy emotions for we truly can not see what exactly we tend to stir.

 I have come to a place in my life, I no longer concern myself with what others may or may not be stirring in their pots.....

( I know in the natural that can be a hard task but that is where we pray for those who curse us right? )

For those who know me, know that is a victory in its self. In the past I would validate my worth by what others thought of me.
No more do I allow the world to validate my worth...
Only my daddy God can do that!!

I am however concerned with what is in my stirring pot.......
(Nothing wrong with keeping myself in check)

I want all that I do to bring glory to his name.


Galatians 6:7-9


Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.
For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.
And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.



We reap (eat) what we sow (stir)......

To sow means to plant.....
We reap means to gather....
What we plant we will gather.
I want to gather love, mercy, grace, forgiveness, wisdom, joy, peace and obedience.......
To do so I must plant these things.

I am so thankful for Godly lessons, they are always full of wisdom and love!!!


What harvest do you want to gather (reap) ?


xoxoxo
Stacey

"Be careful what pot we stir , for we may end up eating from that very same pot" 

Comments

  1. "I want all that I do to bring glory to His name." Amen!! I think this image of what may be stirring in my pot might stay with me for a while. I love the analogy.

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  2. Stacey, for me this was once again a very timely post. This is good FOOD. Exactly what the doctor ordered. Soup for the soul! Thank you :)
    Lori D.

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  3. Very well stated. Sometimes, people live their lives as if this is not true. However, this principle of sowing and reaping is biblical. Therefore, it should serve as a guide to all of us by reminding us to treat others as we want to be treated. Have a blessed week!

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