Somewhere between the moonlight and the sunlight, the Lord whispered in my ear, "You are butte-iful." Oh, how beautiful His voice was. Half-conscious, yet fully aware, I knew My Creator was near.
It has only been 7 days since the Lord told me He was looking for isolated, but steep platforms to be heard. He gave me a vision of buttes. It was the strangest thing! At first, I was like, "Lord, why are you showing me buttes?" Twenty years ago, my husband and I took an amazing vacation to Bryce Canyon, Grand Canyon and Zion National Park. The landscape was breath-taking! That had been my only experience being around buttes. So, when he put the vision in my mind, I was taken aback. Why, Lord? Why are you showing me buttes? It was long after the vision that he gave me the meaning. On 1-11-20, I posted a blog called "Unusual Platforms", and this is what He said, “These platforms will be isolated hills with steep sides. On top of them will be men like Gideon. Those who lap THE LIVING WATER! They will act in alignment with the Spirit of God. Their full desire will be for the Lord's will to be done on earth as it is in Heaven. They will not stand on bended knee. They will posture themselves with heart on the ground. They will be fully submitted to the Lord. They will be courageous and have abundant faith! They will not cup their hands and follow customary ways. Their ways will be different than the typical cultural norms. They will feel misunderstood. They will alone, but they will look and see from a place of elevation. They will know they are united in Spirit. They will act at the same time, perfectly attuned to God's timing. They will watch with great sadness the scurrying about from those that are on the ground. The ones who respond with great confusion. Some on the ground will look up and see the peace that surpasses all understanding. Some on the ground will stand in awe with changed hearts. Most will perish.”
With His Word in my mind, I began to wonder what I was supposed to do with this information. Then, one night while getting ready for bed, He said, "Ask Mo if you can speak at her conference." At first I pretended to not hear Him, but then I felt a need to press forward with His request. I stepped out of my comfort zone and contacted Mo to see if there was 5-10 minutes for me to share a prophetic word at her conference. “The conference is full”, she said, “but let me pray about it to see if God wants me to create space.”
"Wonderful," I thought! I obeyed the Lord and did as he requested, so the burden was no longer on me. If He wants me to speak, He will make a way. If not, well, then why the heck did He have me call her in the first place? Regardless, whatever she decided would be between her and the Lord. Within a few days I received an email stating that I was on the agenda to speak for 5-10 minutes at the conference. Mo contacted me and said she prayed about it and the Lord said “yes”. Then, she apologized for only being able to provide 5-10 minutes. I expressed how grateful I was for the time she gave me, and then I thought to myself, “the Lord can do more in 5-10 minutes than mankind can do in a lifetime!”
“You are butte-iful!”, He said in the sweetest voice I’ve ever heard. By stepping out in faith, I felt like I made my father proud. God is a good, good father! He longs for our obedience. He desires to have an intimate and loving relationship with children. He desires our hearts!
This reminds me of another thing He told me this week, “It's hard for you to wrap your head around Me, but it is easy for you to wrap your arms around Me."
Yes Father, I feel your presence. I love how you hold me in the palm of your right hand. I love how you lift me above my enemies. I love how you comfort me and protect me. I love to hear your voice. I love to see the visions that you give me. I love your teaching and your insight. Father, I trust you alone! I am forever yours!"
I will share your words..."BE BUTTI-FUL" Amen and amen!