Start a Fire Within Me, God

…something I would do well to remember.

Amanda Christine

I was thinking about this phrase, and about its implications. “Start a fire within me, God.”

I hear it all the time, and I desire that fire to be lit deep within my soul, just as many other Christians do. But in saying that, I believe I’m missing something huge.

In my life, I’ve gone through times when the fire was like a gigantic bonfire, and other times where it was little more than a flicker. But one thing that was consistent throughout those different times was my inconstancy. You see, when that fire burned bright, it was during the times that I made the most effort in my relationship with the Lord. The times when it shrunk to a flicker were the times that I didn’t give the Lord more than a little thought before I went to bed at night, blaming the busyness of life on my lack of…

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30s, female, married, Georgia US, very opinionated, open-minded mostly, too nice for my own good, Christian, fairly liberal, friendly. I have a pretty big family and several friends and in-laws that might as well be family. I don't have kids, but I have five cats who think they're kids. I have a silly (and sometimes off-color) sense of humor. I'm a Christian so I'll try not to be nasty or use bad language in my posts, but I'm not making any promises, View all posts by theprozacqueen

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