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Living a Parable

If we didn’t have to live an imperfect life here on the earth…

would we truly be able to grasp… to understand…to experience

that God’s ways are higher than our ways?

“For My thoughts are not your thoughts,

Nor are your ways My ways,” says the Lord.

For as the heavens are higher than the earth,

So are My ways higher than your ways,

And My thoughts than your thoughts.”—Isaiah 55:8-9

What is a parable?

par•a•ble

  1. A simple story illustrating a moral or religious lesson.
  2. A comparison; similitude.
  3. Specifically an allegorical relation or representation from which a moral is drawn for instruction; an apologue.

We are LIVING a parable.

Your life IS a parable, or a series of many, many parable stories.

Think about it…

Just think of all of the valuable lessons that are within

the living, breathing, experiencing

of the “parable” or series of “parables” that we are living out.

The parables that are being written from the living or our lives…

And just think…

of allllllllll the ways that God gives us deeper understanding

of how much His ways are higher and greater and deeper

and so beyond our current situations…

our current weaknesses

our current shortcomings

THROUGH living THROUGH these things…

we can experience

we can SEE

we can only begin to understand

just how much He is capable

just how much He is strong

when we are weak

When we “don’t have it in us”…

we can understand

that He does… and BECAUSE OF THIS

because “HE LIVES in ME”….

I can now, “have it IN ME

to BE capable

in my current impossible situation.

How valuable, to be able to grasp these things while living these imperfect lives…

How incredible

that we can experience HIM

a perfect

“invisible” God

in this way, on this side of heaven.

That we can learn these things,

though living out our imperfect lives.

Living this life, living these parables…

is truly an opportunity

for God to give us deeper understanding

that we may be weak

but HE is strong.

“For as the heavens are higher than the earth,

So are My ways higher than your ways…”

Thank You for the lessons, Lord. Thank You for the opportunity to live these lessons out, that we might be able to understand and grasp Your ways… Your goodness….YOUR HEART… while we are here, living these imperfect lives.

Thank You for the opportunity to know YOU, here and NOW, through these life parables that we live, and through Your Word…right here in the middle of this imperfect life.

Thank You, Father. 💝

-Heather 🌺

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