I’m just waiting for it. Or maybe it’s already happened and I just haven’t caught wind yet. Some best-selling YA book about a lonely but beautiful and awesome sixteen-year-old girl who falls head over heals for a handsome, sweet, alive-yet-dead zombie.
There is nothing sexy about a zombie – even if he was played by Channing Tatum. Their flesh is decomposing (unattractive both to the sense of sight and smell…and probably touch, too), their sole desire is to feast on human brains, and they aren’t exactly lyrical gangstas (“Brains…must eat brains…”)
The thing is…we all have our zombie moments. It’s like we’re the walking dead. Faces slack. Eyes glazed. Little to say.
Ugh. So not sexy.
Girl, get out of zombie mode! Quit living each day like it’s just another. Today is a gift from God. And you know what? Tomorrow will be too!
He didn’t have to give you this day, you know. But He did. He gave you that blue sky dotted with clouds, those pretty green trees, and that sweet smell of spring in the air. He made those birds sing and that dancing on your window. He blessed you with that bed you rolled out of, those super cute jeans, and those fantastic Skittles you’re keeping hidden from your friends.
Music. Oxygen. Laughter. Education. Chocolate. All gifts from a God who could have chosen to let you live a plain, boring, completely unexciting life.
Don’t live today like the walking dead. Don’t be a zombie. LIVE!!!!!
“The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; His mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness.” – Lamentations 3:22-23
“This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it!” – Psalm 118:24
Question: When do you most often find yourself slipping into zombie mode? Find some verses to help you snap out of it – and ask a friend to keep you accountable.