There’s something about being smack-dab in the middle of God calling that leaves you feeling lonely.
It’s not a pitiful – poor me kind of lonely, but rather an internal feeling that you are standing alone. Whether you are standing in a field looking around witnessing the workers are few or standing on the ledge of a platform fixing to jump in to a new territory — it’s lonely.
Lonely . . .
I can’t imagine how lonely Noah must have felt.
I can’t imagine how frustrated and lonely Moses was.
I can’t imagine the loneliness Jesus experienced as no one understood He was about his Father’s business.
The lonely is good.
Just because you feel lonely, does not mean you are alone. Look around for those who will encourage you bravery for listening to God. They are there although they may be few.
And when you are lonely use the singled-out feeling to dig in to God’s word, the real-Life giver of peace and wisdom.
Let the feelings of aloneness help you find the quiet away from the noisy world.
And most of all . . .
Don’t fight the feeling of loneliness, let it propel you further.
Do you feel lonely? Is it because you are following God and His call?
You can find me linked up over at Lisa-Jo Baker’s talking about lonely.