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Sunday, April 1, 2012

we will worship.

from the chorus of a song off a carlos whittaker album.

Save us from these comforts.
Break us of our need for the familiar
Spare us any joy that’s not of You
And we will worship You

yesterday i was blessed to share my day with some folks with picha global at the killer tribes conference in nashville, tn.

when i was asked to attend the conference as a photographer for picha i had no idea what i was getting myself into.
i looked it up online. briefly.
i knew it was for bloggers.
i'm a blogger.
i'm in.

i had no expectations.
i just wanted to go and do something i love to do {photography} with some gals i've recently met and call friends {alli worthington, dedra herod, megan jordan, and kass hodge}, and meet some other folks who enjoy blogging.

little did i know i would walk away with a heavy heart.

yesterday i met carlos whittaker of
i had never heard of him before and i had no idea he was going to be one of the speakers in the breakout sessions.

i popped in to a few different sessions to get as many photos as i could of different happenings at the conference.

what carlos was showing on the big screen in his session made me stop.
and think.
and cry.
and praise Him. {the Lord, not carlos.}
it was this video...

i wanted to know more.
i needed to know more.

when i got home i looked up carlos's blog and searched his story, his words about danny, the homeless man in the video.
this is what he said...

If you listen carefully at the end you hear me saying this to Danny.
“Keep trying to make it man.”
He looked me square in the eye…cocked his head sideways with a confused look on his face…and said,
“Trying to make it? No man. I ain’t trying to make it…I’m making it. Jah puts His soldiers everywhere. Jah says, Yea though you walk through the valley of the shadow of death… So He places some of us, in that valley.”

you can read the whole story here.

and here's the 'so what', if you will.

the near future for my family is unknown.
to us. {we know God knows}
in june my hubs will be off of active duty army orders.

so what?
we don't have a civilian job to meet us on the other side.
of course, hubs isn't sitting idle...he's actively applying and looking for a job.
but, you and i both know that the economy isn't at its finest right now.
and june is HELLO fast approaching!

we've asked why it's showing such a challenge to find a job.
we've questioned God's intentions.
we've asked for God to show us His will.

he's given us no answers.

here's what i do know.

like danny, we're making it.
if we find ourselves in the valley God will see us through.

if we lose everything {Lord willing, that won't happen} we will worship.


1 comment:

Tammy said...

I will never forget the first time I saw that video of Carlos with Danny. I cried through it. God will definitely see you through. Keep making it!!