The Lord your God is with you, He is mighty to save. He will take great delight in you, he will quiet you with His love, He will rejoice over you with singing. Zephaniah 3:17
“What is the cry of your heart?” I was asked. “What are your dreams?” Two seemingly rather innocent questions, but they broke me. I couldn’t stop the tears from streaming down my face no matter how hard I bit my inner cheek or scrubbed at my eyes.
As the ministry team I serve with (EPIC LIFE MINISTRIES) meets more people, we are finding that these questions can be difficult for many people to answer. They have stuffed their dreams. And if they have dreams they would never be presumptuous enough to tell God that they have them, because that would be like saying they were in control, orchestrating their own lives, playing god. Such false thinking is damaging, but here is the truth.
Staci Eldridge writes in Captivating, “[God’s] romancing [of our hearts] is immensely personal. It will be as if it has been scripted for your own heart. He knows what takes your breath away, knows what makes your heart beat faster. We have missed many of his notes [to us] because we shut our hearts down in order to endure the pain of life.”
God is calling to your heart. He has placed dreams there. Dreams that make you smile. Dreams that make you tremble. Dreams that make you exhilarated. Dreams that make you giggle.
This isn’t about getting stuff from God, but becoming what God’s dreams for us are; to experience Him in every aspect of our lives from the mundane to the amazing. He has dreams for us. If we dig deep if we listen to the cries of our hearts we will find they are our dreams, too.
Your heart is crying, shouting out God’s dreams. It’s time to listen, accept, and step out with God into a grand adventure!