I need not stem the flow of rejoicing that springs from being God's beloved. Yes, there is a war he wants me to fight, but first and foremost I am to bask in and enjoy his presence, love and blessings. This is a love relationship, not a commander-soldier relationship.
He has redeemed my soul from going
down into the pit,
and my life shall look upon the
I love this image in Job 33 of the "light of life." I think that that light's the joy and fire of living with God. To be passionately in relationship with him is the greatest thing. The one who causes the sun to rise beautifully and the moon to glow subtly; I have captured his heart with a glance.
He is my love, my joy, my peace :)