We’ve all heard the sayings of the more you earn, the more you’ll spend, the
more you have, the more you want…
Thanks for joining us for Monday’s Message with Abigail Rice and Trench
Classes United. Today’s poem is a great analogy, using coffee and the things
we crave in life.
My small cup of coffee was perfect
With a splash of oil
Filled to the brim
So full I could barely lift it up
But instead of sipping it slowly
Barely lifting it
Because it might spill over
What did I do?
I got a bigger cup
To add on more of what I wanted
A scoop of collagen
With more caramel cream
Oh and more cinnamon on top please
Now it tastes watered down
Too much in the cup
To even taste the original coffee
Metaphorically that’s me .
and if you get quiet and be honest
It’s probably you too…
Always wanting more
To do more
To be more
To have all the extras that I think will make me
and it’s not until you realize
That really you don’t
and truly you won’t
Get to taste His freedom
Until you finally see
That all you’ll ever need
Is a splash of His oil
and Nothing Less
Because that coffee
That coffee’s the best…
“Seek, inquire for, and require the Lord while He may be found [claiming Him by
necessity and by right]; call upon Him while He is near.
Let the wicked forsake his way and the unrighteous man his thoughts; and
let him return to the Lord, and He will have love, pity, and mercy for him, and
to our God, for He will multiply to him His abundant pardon.
For My thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways My ways, says the
Lord. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are My ways higher than your
ways and My thoughts than your thoughts.
For as the rain and snow come down from the heavens, and return not there
again, but water the earth and make it bring forth and sprout, that it may
give seed to the Sower and bread to the eater,
So shall My word be that goes forth out of My mouth: it shall not return to Me void
[without producing any effect, useless], but it shall accomplish that which I please
and purpose, and it shall prosper in the thing for which I sent it.
For you shall go out [from the spiritual exile caused by sin and evil into the
homeland] with joy and be led forth [by your Leader, the Lord Himself, and
His word] with peace; the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you
into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.
Instead of the thorn shall come up the cypress tree, and instead of the brier shall
come up the myrtle tree; and it shall be to the Lord for a name of renown, for an
everlasting sign [of jubilant exaltation] and memorial [to His praise], which shall not
be cut off.” - Isaiah 55:6-13