As for me, I know of nothing else but miracles. - Walt Whitman

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Living As A Vapor......

For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away. James 4:14

My life is a vapor. I am here on this earth for such a short time. Here one minute, and gone the next. So while I am here, am I doing everything that I can to make a difference? Am I teaching my children the Truth so that when I am gone they will continue to pass it on to my grandchildren and great grandchildren? After all, this generation will soon disappear. Then the next will come, be here for a short time, and then disappear as well. Several generations down the road, my life will not be remembered. I will have faded away into nothing, like a vapor. This earth is not my home - I am only passing through. Am I living every moment as though it was my last? Reaching out to those in need and being an encouragement to those around me? Or am I living for myself? Doing the things I want to do and focusing on my own desires? Living in the here and now and storing up treasures for myself on earth instead of in Heaven? Do I worry too much about what others will think of me instead of stepping out in faith to do the will of God? In this small space of time that He has allotted me to live, I want to live for Him. I want to do His will so that someday when I stand before Him, I will hear, "Well done, thou good and faithful servant."  I want to be a vapor that had a purpose. And boy, do I have a lot of work to do in the short time that I have left.

How will you live your vapor?


  1. Thanks for this great reminder...we need to make each day count for Christ!!!

  2. GREAT POST! It's so easy to get wrapped up in the routine of life. Always good to stop and am I making a difference for God?