Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Dancing With God

I received an email forward from a friend entitled "Dancing With God" and I thought it is such a fitting follow-up to my previous post "Teach Me To Dance".

So, here it is --- I, too, hope we all dance!

Dancing With God
from the heart of an unknown author

When I meditated on the word 'Guidance', I kept seeing 'dance' at the end of the word. I remember reading that doing God’s will is a lot like dancing.

When two people try to lead, nothing feels right. The movement doesn’t flow with the music, and everything is quite uncomfortable and jerky. When one person realizes that, and lets the other lead, both bodies begin to flow with the music. One gives gentle cues, perhaps with a nudge to the back or by pressing lightly in one direction or another. It’s as if two become one body, moving beautifully. The dance takes surrender, willingness, and attentiveness from one person and gentle guidance and skill from the other.

My eyes drew back to the word 'Guidance'.
When I saw 'G', I thought of God; followed by 'u' and 'i'.
'God', 'u' and 'i' dance.
God, You and I dance!

As I lowered my head, I became willing to trust that I would get guidance about my life. Once again, I became willing to let God lead.

My prayer for you today is that God’s blessings and mercies be upon you on this day and everyday. May you abide in God as God abides in you. Dance together with God, trusting God to lead and to guide you through each season of your life.

And I Hope You Dance!!!

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