from the heart of this pastor…
I selfishly ask for healing for my little girl even though I know there are bigger issues in this world. She may only have a low temp but it still pains me that she’s not feeling 100%.
I selfishly ask that my little girl sleeps well this afternoon so I may have time to write a sermon.
I selfishly ask that this post may not come off as selfish (even though it probably does).
I selfishly ask that you may grant my requests so my life may flow more smoothly.
I selfishly ask that you, O God, may forgive my selfishness.
I feel sheepish for even praying this (and writing this) but I can’t hide what’s on my heart; for you know all things. So I put this out there and ask for forgiveness.
(and of course, as I bask in the joy of your forgiveness through faith in Jesus, I continue to selfishly ask for my little girl)
Will I ever learn?
Oh God, may you be praised despite my selfishness. May you be praised despite my shortcomings. May you be praised despite my sin.
(and please, O God, heal my little girl)
And may you be praised despite the fact that I’m messed up.
There I go again, O well…
Praise be to God!
The Pastor -|—