Reclamation

What happens when we quit believing the truth about ourselves, our current meaningful impact, or our future endeavors and hopes? Or, when we forget what God says and our biblical value and position in Christ?

Our flame only flickers.

Our voice is hushed.

Our hope diminished.

Our precious time and impact on the world, minmized.

Our connection to God and others becomes neglected.

We become but a flicker.

Truth comes in many ways. Reminders counter the daily lies we hear or believe which have caused our devaluation.

Truth sets things in order.

Truth feeds our flicker, igniting it into a flame.

Our flames leap to others, sparking, igniting, lighting, warming, fueling, and spreading.

When one’s flame dies down, the energy of others causes our flames to grow.

As much as I love to fan others into flame, I also need truth and encouragement given by others. We all do!

My friend Jessica Kalashnikov melded her photography with prophetic artistry in the photographic art piece above. Often we may hear or read words to embolden us, but when I saw her work it was a spark to set my sparkle off! A reclamation took place as I was reminded who I am, not who I’m not!

It gave me vision, authority, motivation, and fortitude to continue moving forward trusting God with my ample inadequacies and into uncharted waters for myself and other vision-beholders.

May the reader’s flicker turn to flames. Selah!

Annette Trucke

Thank you, Jessica!

Do you desire to

Walking Behind The Shadow

What if you have to follow the Shadow instead of clearly seeing The Figure in front of you?

What if you know His character and Words that He has spoken in the True, Big Book, and you’ve recognized the distinct Voice but no documented proof has been left on your desk validating this Leading?

Will you follow the Shadow?

Following God requires faith— Abraham, Gideon, Paul, Peter, You & Me …

Hebrews 11:1-2 Now, faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see. 2 This is what the ancients were commended for (NIV).

Like the ancients, shall we be commended for our faith in the uncertainties of life?