Posted on Leave a comment

The Principle of Pause

Over the past weeks I have been going through a devotional called Devotions for Lent by Bible Mosaic. I didn’t know much about this devotional before getting it- it was free on Kindle so I thought I’d give it a shot. I haven’t been disappointed. The Lord has used it several times to speak to me, challenge me and encourage me. One challenge and affirmation has been related to the subject of fasting and the many ways one can fast.

I have found fasting can essentially be an “extended pause”. Regardless of how long the fast is, its purpose is to draw us closer to the Lord, to put us in a position to hear His small, still voice and to allow Him to lead and guide us.

One of the things we teach people to do before making any “major” financial decisions is to pause before making a purchase. This helps to eliminate impulse buying and instant gratification. It puts us in a position to allow the Lord to guide and direct us before making Continue reading The Principle of Pause