Wednesday, April 23, 2008

What's Going On?

You know, sometimes I have to abandon the idea of posting something about poetry, photography, or history and just share. Today is one of those days. I have about 30 minutes left before I fight traffic to get home. I'm getting used to it (traffic); well, if one can get used to the traffic in the DC metropolitan area; it's rough. I miss the days of riding the train and bus home while I read my books. Now, I have to make time to read. Plus, public transportation is full of inspiration for writing. Otherwise, I'm blessed. My job is very challenging, but I enjoy it. I actually take work home and don't mind working on it.

Tonight, I go to Bible study. Some of you know this about me, but some of you don't. I'm a preacher's son turned born again Christian. As for Bible study, I have to keep up with the WORD. He is my ultimate comforter. He instructs me and governs my life (when I allow Him to do so). You see, It's a growing process. If you were a friend of mine last year this time you would know a slightly different Stephen (I've never been too wild). Well, I pray that I will submit to Him even more in days to come. If you pray, then pray for me and I'll do the same for you. Well, sharing time is over. Can you dig it? What's going on with you. Somebody talk to me. Peace~

11 comments:

geoffreyphilp101@gmail.com said...

Guidance, my brother. Guidance.

1Love,
Geoffrey

Stephen Bess said...

Geoffrey-
Thank you, brother. 1Love

Rich said...

I trying to settle back into my Christian groove. It's not always easy. But I will pray my way through. I will lift you up as well.

Stephen Bess said...

Rich-
Thank you, brother. I will do the same. You're right...it ain't easy, but prayer can/will sustain us. Peace~

Michael J. West said...

You always were a deeply thoughtful and concerned man...I wish I'd been smart enough to put the word "spiritual" to it, because that's definitely you, my friend.

sista gp said...

We all need to take some time for HIS WORD. I started my blog as a means to better my writing skills. Recent events have encouraged me to document my journey as a reminder of where I have been to help focus on the path that I must follow; HIS path that has been set before met.

BTW, when I lived in the ATL, I tried to read but I napped on the train and bus through the 1.5 hour commute. I enjoy my 15 min commute now, if you can even call it that.

Lovebabz said...

Hey Stephen Bess,

Stop struggling and let the hand of God guide you. I have found that when I am struggling is when I am most not following my illuminated path. Let go and Let God. It really doesn't need a great deal of effort..find joy and seek to walk in truth. Love. You have to be comfortable in yourself and in the world and trust that God has your back. Studying the word is admirable, but living in one's faith effortlessly is divine. Keep the faith. All shall be well and all shall be well.

Stephen Bess said...

MJW-
Mike, good to see you. Thanks for stopping by. Yes, my spiritual growth is very important to me. Thanks for your kind words and we'll talk soon. Peace~

Sistagp-
Welcome. You're in GA? That's my second home. My father Pastors a church in SW Atlanta. Also, I attended Savannah State. I'll have to read your blog so that I can share in your journey. Peace~

Lovebabz-
I here you sister Love! You're so right. We have to let go and let God. Obedience is the key. We're having church in here today! :)

Thanks.

fizzio brown said...

Hi SB,

I am really happy for you, it is the only place to be.
As I read your blog, I thought I need to wake up, (been sleeping a bit in my own faith) and know where I am heading at this juncture.
Thanks.
Stay blessed.

Stephen Bess said...

Fizzio-
What? Where have you been? :)Good to see you. That's great that you are taking a look at where you are in your walk with God. Pray for me and I'll pray for you. Thanks you.

M.B. McClendon said...

Stephen,
I think we might have been connected at the hip at birth. I just wrote a post over at T&T about how I feel a kinship with folks who ride the bus, since I didn't learn to drive till I turned 32 (almost 7 years ago); then I popped over here and I find myself in you. Oh, how I would ride and read my books! You are a dear brother.

Your friend,
Michele

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