When I last wrote about my dream I had questions. While I received an answer back on the question I’d asked I feel as though I was left with more questions and more struggle. I’ve been wrestling through this passion God’s given me and how He wants me to put it into practice.
I believe this weekend my question(s) changed though. For the last month I’ve been asking what am I supposed to do with this. Looking back I see that in some elements this is me seeking how to do it in my own power [hint: this never really goes well].
I feel that it’s time to share that passion that I feel God is fueling to be my dream.
About a year ago God heavily placed orphan care on our hearts. It’s something that has grown in intensity. We read all we can, we follow people who are doing adoption & orphan care advocacy. Our hearts break and tear at that stats we hear. We believe God has called us to do something.
For me (and the both of us) these stats are overwhelming. I wonder how I can make any difference to such a huge problem. Especially when I know I we’re supposed to do something, knowing that if doing something only touches one life it still makes a world of difference.
I feel that God wants to lead me into something with adoption & orphan care advocacy. It is very general and broad and I’m still left with lots of questions as to how [especially since i have no sense of entrepreneurialism] .
Saturday Shawn and I sat over chips & salsa and a shared Mexican mini-appetizer plate. We discussed what we’d heard so far from the speakers at !C//Orphan. We discussed the overwhelmingness of the emergency that is set before us. And he brought up new ways we should be asking our questions. From “What am I supposed to do?” to “Lord, what would you have me do?” They are the same question but one as I said earlier puts the weight on me, while the other Jesus power is behind it.
So once again I ask for your prayers as we both seek God’s guidance. Pray that fear would have no part in our seeking. Pray that we would have open hearts to where God leads. One thing I plan to do over the next several weeks is to contact people who are doing adoption & orphan care advocacy and see how I can get involved.