Saturday, December 12, 2009

Spiritual Sunday. "More"

Thank-you Charlotte and Ginger for doing these Spiritual Sundays. It helps me focus on what God is doing in my life and I love to read what He's doing in the lives of others. Anyone wanting to participate post what's on your heart and then add your name @

All week my girls kept asking what I wanted for Christmas. I couldn't come up with anything. I had no idea what I wanted. When we were in the stores today, my oldest kept pointing out stuff ....but I didn't see anything I really needed or even wanted. 
It finally dawned on me - I have what I really want: my family, my friends and most of all - God. My daughter's words keep going over in my head. "tell me what you want or what you want more of."

What I want - what I really need - is more of Him. The touch of His gentle love makes me strong. It gives me hope - fills me with courage - calms me down - And makes me really happy.  
I know what I want - I want more of Him.   


RCUBEs said...

"More of Him, and less of me..." Amen! The Lord's love just satisfies all areas of our lives, doesn't it? Glory to God! Have a great weekend sister and God bless and keep you always.

Kathy said...

A really beautiful post, Sarah. Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us.

Merry Christmas...Kathy

Denise said...

Amen, that is what we all need dear.

Beautiful pear tree lane said...

Hi Sarah,
This is such a very uplifting post, I am like you, I have all I need, just more of Him, thank you for sharing.Was so blessed by the song.

Clif said...

This is the first time I have heard this song. It's great! I can identify with your feelings about what you want. Thanks for posting.

Madison said...

Now that's just beautiful, Sarah.

Ginger said...

OH~~ How I can tell this post was from your heart. This song was just beautiful and perfect.
God Bless,

Tamela's Place said...

Hello Sarah,

I thought i would swing by and repay the visit. I have never heard of this artist... what a great song It's the cry of every true beleiver's heart :) i am glad i came by.. God bless you

Charlotte said...

I never thought I would see the day when I didn't need anything. That has been the case for quite a few years now though. I was thinking in material terms when I thought I didn't need anything. I did need - and want - more of Him. Thank you for this reminder. I've heard you can never have too much of a good thing. I know you can never have too much of Jesus.

Wanda's Wings said...

Yes, what I want is more of HIM! So well spoken.

Alleluiabelle said...

Hi Sarah,

I became a follower of yours today via Andrea's posting at her site and coming over here to meet you. I am deeply touched by your life's story.

I am in full agreement with you sister in saying, "What I want - what I really need - is more of Him. The touch of His gentle love makes me strong. It gives me hope - fills me with courage - calms me down - And makes me really happy. I know what I want - I want more of Him."
Yes, Yes, Yes that is what I want too, so very, very much.

Merry Christmas new friend and sister. I'll be back to visit you again.

I would be honored if you come and visit me at my site and if you feel led, to become a follower of mine as well. God has truly placed all of us together and I thank Him with all of my heart.

Love, Peace, Blessings & Prayers,

A Little Of This And That said...

I love this post, Sarah. So true, so true. Reminded me of a song we used to sing:

More of You. More of You.
I've had all, but what I need is just more of You.
Of things I've had my fill,
And yet I hunger still.
Empty and bare,
Lord, hear my prayer for more of You.

Just Be Real said...

As always, God has a way about Him! Thanks dear one for sharing. Blessings and hugs....

daylily777 said...

Amen! I agree .
Merry Christmas !

Renee said...

So very true...more of Him less of me....
God bless and Merry Christmas!