Through times of illness, change, and trial, I am all the while, fully His. When what seems to pause my joy, I seek to linger with Him- sometimes after great struggle. My heart still longs to hear, “Well done good and faithful servant.” Relieved am I, that this longing is not the reward of perfection,
“My deepest awareness of myself is that I am deeply loved by Jesus Christ and I have done nothing to earn it or deserve it.” Brennan Manning
He started noticing people responding to him with smiles
Lean on Me, not on your own understanding. Let Me be the One you run to.
There is so much more to this life than just surviving the next hurdle.
“Wait for the gift my Father promised.” Acts 1:4. Times of surrender let me know the condition of my heart. This realization usually revolves around something I am hoping God will answer with a resounding yes…then I wait for an answer. Is there a dream, vision, or great desire that you are praying about? Whether
He cares for you…
The fact that prayer coming to fruition takes time is the reality of “seed, time, and harvest.”
In I Samuel 9, Saul’s father sends him out in search of lost donkeys. After spending great amounts of time walking to different cities, I can just imagine what Saul must have thought; “Enough! Why am I spending valuable time looking for some animals that may never be found?” Saul is ready to abort this
Without love and service at the core, life has no dimension.