I have written before that “I have a box, and I like my box”. But God is not a God of boxes. He seems quite persistent about dragging us outside of our boxes on a regular basis!
A few months ago I was asked by a dear friend to teach at a small women’s retreat. She insisted that this was God’s idea, and not hers. And I do believe her, and I do sense God’s calling to do this, and I do want to be obedient… but this is seriously outside my box! I have never even BEEN to a women’s retreat. I have never taught Bible study outside jail. And this is going to be a 4 day retreat – eight Bible study sessions. Goodbye box! Continue reading