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Desire Transcendent

I am joining with Kate Motaung for Five Minute Friday. The goal is to write for five minutes about a word. No extreme editing; no worrying about perfect grammar, font, or punctuation. Unscripted. Unedited. Real.

Today’s prompt is:

Dream

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Desire Transcendent

Dream:
A word that fills my heart with joy
because it represents something more, something awesome,
something beautiful that is found within You

What are Your dreams, Abba
What are Your desires
What do I get to do to be a part of all that You have

There is substance found inside of dreams and hope and faith and love
and I want to find this substance
and live with You in the midst of it all

You are beautiful
You are good
and all Your ways are perfect

Your dreams, the plans of Your heart
are always for my good

Your desires, the substance of who You are
and the longings of Your heart
penetrate my being
and fill me with light and life and love

You let me feel what You feel, G-d
You ask me to talk to You
about Your desires, Your longings, the beauty of Your plans,
to bring forth justice, truth and righteousness

You tell me how much You love Your Son,
How much He loves You,
How much You want me to share in this love

This is the dream
the knowledge of the essence of Your heart,
the knowledge of the essence of the affections of the transcendent,
the knowledge of that which is good and righteous and true
that is only found in You

Your heart is good,
You are always good
Your ways always true and righteous

Your ways are higher than mine
Your thoughts greater than mine

You are good and You’ve drawn me into this goodness,
this hope, this dream transcendent
that will bring forth righteousness one day soon

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hearts to turn & be healed – day 16

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Every Day for Thirty-One Days
Abba’s Heartbeat for Israel

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Today’s Prompt: Adjust

hearts to turn & be healed

Abba, where my mind is blinded and I cannot see
Adjust my vision
Where my heart cannot enter in
Remove the veil

Your people Israel are Your firstborn
Yet for many years, decades, centuries
We’ve not seen nor understood

How is this, that our minds are blinded and our hearts are not free?
How is this, that we say we want Your heart yet we don’t love our elder brother?
How is it, that blindness of mind and hardness of heart
still prevail?
And we cannot see Your Word clearly at times

Abba, why is it so hard to believe You love us outside of our works?
Why are we so prone to desire being right rather than being righteous?
Abba, we need the cleansing from iniquity and the washing of the Word and the Spirit

We’ve missed so much of what You said about Israel
In our own self-righteousness
Thinking we were better
Yet Abba, we’re not
We need Your mercy
Like Israel needs Your mercy

Please come and adjust our minds, our hearts, our understanding
That eyes to see, ears to hear and hearts to turn and be healed,
To love our brother Israel
We would have

That in turn
We would ache for this for Israel
Abba, give Your beloved Israel eyes to see, ears to hear, hearts to turn to You and be healed
Let this be our desire

For Day 13 the labor of His soul go to http://wp.me/p3vZRl-6z
For Day 14 His love is enough go to http://wp.me/p3vZRl-6G
For Day 15 LIFE for Israel go to http://wp.me/p3vZRl-6M

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A Yom Kippur Prayer – day 4

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Every Day for Thirty-One Days
Abba’s Heartbeat for Israel

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I’m veering off course today because it is Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement (Leviticus 16). The Jewish community in every place goes through prayers of repentance asking for forgiveness and atonement on this day every year. I am sharing a prayer of repentance and hope it will resonate and draw you nearer to G-d.

Forgive me for not trusting You
Forgive me for not coming to You on the basis of who You are
Forgive me for not obeying You
Forgive me for not getting up early to hear Your word
Forgive me for running about and busyness
Forgive me for not searching my heart and not searching Your word
but rather searching other’s words to satisfy my soul
Forgive me for doing the very thing I see as weakness and sin in others
Forgive me for trusting in my own ways instead of trusting in You
Forgive me Father, Forgive me Abba

Cleanse me from all unrighteousness, O God
Forgive me for aching for Your Kingdom without living it
Abba, please bridge this gap
Between my holy longing and Your great desire

Forgive me for pleasing myself instead of pleasing You
Forgive me for hatred in my heart and walking in the flesh
Instead of walking in the Spirit from whom I have life

May You find forgiveness and be written in the Book of Life today.

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great G-d, Father to Israel

The battle rages
Another day,
The hatred rises

There is Israel
There is G-d
There is the Holy G-d of Israel

Shema Israel, Adonai Eloheinu, Adonai Echad
Hear, O Israel, The Lord our G-d, The Lord is One

There is one G-d and one Father, one Maker of all
He is one, His name is one
The Holy One of Israel
No other like Him
The Giver of life
The only one righteous

May Adonai who is the Giver of life
Fight for and protect lives all throughout Israel
May the people in the land He chose
Be saved and delivered today and this Shabbat

Abba, Your people perish
Please save them, please deliver Your firstborn
There is no other name above Your name

Baruch Atah Adonai Eloheinu Melech ha’Olam
Blessed are You O Lord G-d Kind of the universe

Please have mercy on Your people
Please give shalom this Shabbat

Thank You, O great G-d, King of the universe

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