His grace has shown me purpose for certain pains in my life, but simple understanding of what God takes us through really doesn’t have power in itself. No, where there’s power is in my yes.
For years I have worked to accept my life in its entirety. By nature it's not in us to embrace our story. Acquiesce to it maybe but receive it…not so much.
If life is art, who is my audience? We all are called to please One, whether another single soul takes notice.
Though most of us fight the transitory nature of our relationships, it remains our living reality. So what does God say about all the lonely people?
How can I call the most tormenting “thing” in my life a blessing rather than a curse? Oh, I feel like I have an answer from the Spirit and this sheds such a light on my soul and my life.
Why would God call someone completely engrossed in his own wounds and self to so completely serve another?
Our God uses trials, testing, tribulations, and chastening as opportunities to make Himself known, and why wouldn’t He? Our attention is fully engaged.
There is no diminishing a living testament to the great Love that makes all things new, so let's end the week with a love story like this one.
By accompanying my friend in their difficult walk, I learned lots and lots about Who God is and what all of that could mean to us in our own suffering.
Our God is the Lord of all adversity. I thought adversities were obstacles in the way of my pursuit of God. Could they all be in place to shepherd me?
Many think that God’s Will is the most un-enjoyable experience known to man. God’s ministry of miserable makes receiving satisfaction from the world utterly impossible. Anything other than His perfect choice for you.
I had been exerting such grim effort to relax and gaze and then the Spirit comes lightly inside a task where I was exerting no effort at all, just living.