Learning to say no is hard. Learning to say no to really good things is even harder.
I re-visited this all over again recently when a friend asked me to serve with her in a ministry. It was a group near to my heart and I’d be serving alongside some close friends. These ladies had walked me through the hardest years of my life, loved on my children and me, listened and counseled. On top of all that, I admired these ladies. What a glorious opportunity to serve a group I love while spending time with people I love.
A win-win. And surely an open door from the Lord.
While everything in me was saying “You bet!”, the godly girl in me said “I’ll pray about it.” [Read more…]