Sifting Sugar…

Have you ever had one of those weeks when you felt like you were a human experiment tested to see how much could possibly be thrown at you, how much would stick like velcro and you could keep walking?

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Yes, it was one of those weeks…and so in the random way “fromtheheartofj” thinks…

I thought about making frosting.

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When you make  homemade frosting it’s very important to sift the powdered sugar.

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Why?

If not you will end up with hard bits of sugar in your frosting making it gritty…

And who likes gritty frosting?

So it is in the journey of the heart.

Often God has to sift us…shaking us out of our comfort zones or out of our hiding places.

He sees all the hard bits of potential sweetness within us.

So ever so gently he sifts us…

And then when added to all the other sweet souls in this body of Christ we blend together smoothly.

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We become the icing on the cake…God’s crowning glory of sweetness.

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(can you read into this some serious sugar cravings? Ahhhh…Lent is half over!)

“Simon, Simon, behold Satan has demanded to sift all of you like wheat, but I have prayed that your own faith may not fail; and once you have turned back, you must strengthen your brothers.” Luke 22:31-32

The King of Kings Friendship Award…

King of Kings Friendship Award

Thank you Anne at for the wonderful King Of Kings Friendship Award …what an  honor…what a blessing.

And truly an affirmation that we are all connected in this Body of Christ in a real way.  And are serving Him by being missionaries of the internet…flooding cyberspace with good and wholesome words that have the potential to encourage faith and rekindle hope.  Thank  you for this Godly pat on the back.

To read more about the King of Kings Friendship Award, please go to

http://freedomborn.wordpress.com/2011/11/30/the-king-of-kings-friendship-award/