Take this Cup


I’ve fallen on my face fairly frequently lately. That part, I seem to have mastered. Like Jesus in Gethsemane, I’ve come to the end of myself. I can’t see, like He does, the suffering that lies ahead. That’s definitely God’s good design, because I’m sure if last year at this time I could see all the way to this year, I’d have been terrified. All I see is what is directly in front of me. Still, I throw myself facedown and pray with all my heart. Something happens here, in the facedown position. Grace is poured. I don’t always recognize it at once, but it’s there.  (Please read the rest here)