Mindful Monday Devotional – We Are One (for better or worse :) )

Mindful Monday Devotional - We Are One

This may be a little long, and I ask you to please bear with me 🙂  You may recall that I mentioned last week that I had spent about 9 years backslidden. Of course if I had it to do over again, I would never have, but as always; hindsight is 20/20, right? 🙂

I was on fire for the Lord though young in body and even younger in my faith than I would have thought at the time.  I attended several fellowships or Bible studies and had something going on in that regard every night but Mondays.  Little by little it started dwindling as groups stopped meeting for one reason or another.  At the point where I started becoming discouraged, I was attending a Foursquare Gospel church regularly where I was driving the church van picking up intercity youth, and also attending the one larger fellowship that I had left called Koinonia.

Koinonia was an alternative to the bar scene, an offshoot of one called Nightlife.  Nightlife met on Friday nights and for one reason or another, it stopped meeting after several years of  being on fire.  Koinonia was on Saturday nights and I had many dear friends there, but was one of the few singles that was left who hadn’t met or married a love interest.  It started getting to where myself and a few others started feeling like third wheels whenever we would meet with the others.  Yet, I was dealing with it…

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