Why Are You Here?

Do you ever wonder why you’re here?  Why are you alive?  Why are you breathing and why is your heart beating?  

Well I certainly do sometimes.  

When I look back on my past and all the years I’ve been living, and then to the present, where I am now, I see many things.  But the biggest picture I see is my purpose.  What God has used me for.  And how He is using me.

Somehow, some way, He decided to take my life - just a simple girl born in Portland, Oregon - and use me to accomplish things.  All for His glory.  It certainly hasn’t been the easiest road.  And part of Him using me has only been because I allowed myself to give in to His plans for my life.  I can sit here and go through life like everyone else does.  Just go with the flow.  Do the norm.  Go to college.  Get a job.  Go to church.  Love my family.  Those can all be good things, of course.  But what’s the point of all that if, through it, I don’t bring glory to my Savior?  If that’s all the I’m alive to do, then what’s the point?

God wants you and me to do great things.  He wants us to accomplish amazing goals.  He wants us to change the world.  But we have to choose to do this.  And we have to accept the fact that we can’t on our own.  We must surrender our plans and our lives to His will and say ‘God, I am Your servant.  Send me.  Do with me as You please.’

With the beginning of a new year, ask God to show you what He wants you to achieve as His son or daughter this year.  And what lengths are you willing to go to to please and serve Him?

Happy New Year, peeps!  Y’all are amazing.  Remember that He has great plans for you.  I pray that 2014 holds incredible adventures for you.


‘Sow with a view to righteousness, reap in accordance with kindness; break up your fallow ground, for it is time to seek the LORD until He comes to rain righteousness on you.’
- Hosea 10:12

1 comment:

  1. Amen! Very motivating post; may God bless you abundantly. Happy New Year Raquel!


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