I just wanted to read some spiritually edifying posts. But after watching the video explaining “Not About Me November,” I knew I had to.
At the time, God was giving me some spiritual vocabulary lessons, and the word we were on was “humility.” (And believe me, we’re still on it!)
When I say vocabulary lesson, I don’t mean like school ones, where you get an “OK” by reciting a term’s definition, then using it in a sentence or two.
In God’s vocabulary lessons, the thing is not considered learned till lived out in life, even in spontaneous reactions.
So, my goal isn’t learning about biblical humility (although that seems an important part of the process), but learning to live it, to think it, to breathe it – and I’m not going to achieve that in one day! Or week. Or, apart from God’s grace, one lifetime!
But you have to start somewhere… and from what I’ve come to understand so far (more about this in future posts), biblical humility is best expressed in the prevailing thought that “IT’S NOT ABOUT ME”
And a great way to develop God-centered habits is one that Flylady (of whom I’m a fan) uses for overcoming household mess: doing one focused thing, for 21- 28 days.
Now, here at Beholding Glory, this gal Laura was calling for 27 days of focusing on just the thing I was aiming to learn, as a “routine” way of thinking and behaving!
How could I not say yes? Clearly, God brought me here – to learn more about how…
It’s not about me!