Ariel. 19. ENFJ. Southern California.
Barista, coffee shop art director, practicing adventurer, part-time caffeine addict, full-time sass master. Worship is an all the time kind of thing.

I have a passion for coffee and tea, if that's even possible...

I have a heart for the lost and I wish for them to be found.
Yahweh Shammah.

2 Corinthians 3:5-6
Hosea 6:6

“Life’s too short to drink crappy coffee and cry over boys who don’t care.”

The thing is, I don’t want Christ to just be a thumbtack on my life. I don’t want God to simply fill the period at the end of my sentence. I don’t want one foot out the door in case my God doesn’t come through. He is in everything and through everything and I want Him to be my everything. I don’t want to take a single step without His power and love weaving through every movement, every muscle that moves with each step. I want to be drenched, to be baptized in Christ’s presence. I don’t want any part of me to be functioning apart from Him. I am not my own. And I do not want to stand alone any longer because my legs have never been strong enough without Him holding me up. By Excerpts from my mind #27

The Holy Spirit empowers us with boldness and dependence on God to do what we would not naturally do. He takes us from fear to boldness. Let us not be a church that is so doctrinally wrapped up that we don’t believe, ask for, call upon, and experience the power of the Holy Spirit.

This reminds me of the song Miracle by Audio Adrenaline :)

YES. I just listened to it.  That’s basically how I feel right now.  I had this year plan that I was totally set on doing, thinking all the while Awesome. I’m getting out of San Diego.  I’m gonna go to a ministry school.  I’m going to get away from here.

God had something else in mind.  And part of me is a little irked that my old plans don’t look like they’re working out, but it’s vastly overshadowed by my overjoyed excitement over what He is doing with where He has put me.  So yes.  God ruined my plans and basically ruined my life.  And I am so ecstatic that He did.