Monday, November 14, 2011
The Call Detroit
As The Call approached I knew I wanted to participate but I didn't want to over do it. I was sensitive to the fact that I need to have enough energy left after the event to parent my son. I knew it would be best to go just Friday evening. It was a hard decision, and I used a lot of restrain to stick to that commitment.
Another journey of the "alone" season began, as I hopped in my car and headed down to Detroit, all on my own. Another big task. I'm a suburbs kind of girl, not used to the city, and I hardly ever go down there, even with someone. I basically had never been to Ford Field and didn't have much clue where I was going beyond simple directions from a friend. Just like every time God has led me to take a step, He was there to meet me. And on my own I drove into Detroit, parked and walked 3 blocks to Ford Field. Yes! A victory! I conquered that dependency giant.
It was best said by the stranger who stood next to me at The Call, "Your here alone? Your so brave!" Funny I never saw it like that. Its just become my life: doing everything on my own. No longer does the in availability of a friend stop me from doing what I desire to do. I not only drove to The Call alone, but I spent 6 hours there by myself, just enjoying God. And I find that I am actually free to worship Him more sincerely when I'm on my own. At the beginning of my blogging journey I dreaded being alone, but I have now come to embrace it and enjoy it.
Once again, the adventures of my weekend drove me deeper into my sole dependency on God. It showed me what I'm made of, and how with God all things are possible. Yes this girl who was once afraid to stay home alone overnight, is now facing the dependency giant, and slaying it! God is giving me opportunity to face every intimidation, and empowering me to conquer. Nothing will have a hold on me!