I’ve been given an invitation.
It’s a special invitation.
It’s an invitation that fills my heart with joy.
It is an invitation to a secret place.
It is an invitation to a sacred place.
This invitation is from a dear friend.
She has invited me to join her in her secret place.
She has invited me to her sacred place.
The place where she meets with ……………..
The place where she encounters God.
What an honor and a blessing.
Her invitation is a reminder to me.
A reminder that my Dear Savior longs for me to come to that secret place with Him.
Reminds me that He is waiting in that sacred place.
Reminds me that He wants to have an encounter with me,
as much as I need an encounter with Him.
You Dear Reader,
If you don’t not have such a place,
A secret, sacred place of encounter with God,
I strongly urge you to get one.
Make a place where you can rest with your Savior.
A place where you can abide with Him.
A place where you can go daily.
Be it early before your day begins,
or late and at the end of your day.
It may even be when your children are napping.
Just do it.
When you encounter Father God there,
even your problems will seem to have an air of grace in them.
Remember the line in “Field of Dreams”?
“If you build it, they will come.”
Well if you make this place for Him,
He will come.
My own secret place is not fancy.
This chair belonged to my Mother.
It is older than I.
It sits next to the window in my office.
It only has three legs with an empty can from some dark chocolate
rolled wafer sticks serving as its fourth .
When I place myself in that seat,
even for a few moments.
We encounter each other,
and joy fills my heart.
If you make it,
He will come.
Fearfully and wonderfully made