I have been on a God-run of phenomenal proportions lately. It’s been very clearly God directed, and God-moments spill out each day. It has all been wonderful, but I’ve been missing something, and I finally figured out what it was.
I’ve been doing a lot of things with God and through His direction, but haven’t had much time with God. It seems quite the dichotomy, but really it isn’t. For example, between work, kids, home projects, activities, and life my husband and I rarely get a moment to ourselves. We are working together, generally consult each other for decisions, and run through this life side by side. We also have a coffee date once a week that has only been cancelled twice in the last few years since we started it. We solve problems, come up with to-do lists, but generally we just enjoy time with each other.
I realized that my life with God was similar. I have been “running with” God for a while, and I enjoy it immensely, but I really need that time to “gaze at” God. I need time to sit with no topic, no “work” for Him to do in my life, and just rest in our relationship. I think we all do, no matter how busy He is with us.