16 Mar '16, 8pm

Surrender is moving from a “what’s in it for me” to-do list to a “giving God the glory” agenda https://t.co/lOcxGTCl3F

Surrender is moving from a “what’s in it for me” to-do list to a “giving God the glory” agenda https://t.co/lOcxGTCl3F

There is a workout move I learned to do last year called a “surrender.” Standing with dumbbells in each hand, resting on your shoulders or held high above your head, you step forward with your right foot, kneel on your left knee and then your right. With the weights still in your hands you then bring your left foot forward to push yourself back up to standing. Over and over again for a minute. Step. Kneel. Stand. Repeat. I didn’t realize it at the time, but God knew how badly I needed to learn the slow process of surrender over the last year. It was a move I thought I’d never be good at – it was too hard, too painful, and at the beginning I couldn’t get back to my feet without using my hands for assistance. But the more you surrender, the stronger you become. I’d always viewed surrender as a sign of weakness, a sign to the world that I was giving up because I couldn’t do w...

Full article: http://crystalstine.me/surrender-stories-god-sized-agenda/

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