What if we tried something new and married creativity and logic or found a way to balance spontaneity with routine? What would the world look like if we began to blend some of these seemingly opposite things? I think we could create something new and exciting and beautiful in the process.
The good news is that God has grace for us and he patiently walks alongside us as we journey through life. I plan to go after those things God has spoken into my heart. I am willing to tell fear to get in its rightful place, are you?
Even if your influence can’t reach the whole world, it can rock one person’s world, and sometimes that can make all the difference.
Being a seat-saver is an interesting task, you have to know that you don’t belong there, yet be in tune enough with the Lord to know not to move until the right time. He entrusts those positions to people who will be consistent and stay but will know the right time and right way to leave. If you’re holding onto the seat, holding onto the familiar or have to be escorted out by security, you’re not the right person for the job.
The only thing that will cancel out the hurt and expunge the record of wrongs is forgiveness. Forgiveness isn’t letting a person off the hook or inviting them to hurt you again, it’s a way of saying “I don’t like what you did, but I’m willing to not hold it against you for my sake and yours”. Let’s do our part to stop the cycle of hurt and abuse. Let’s try a better way; let’s love and forgive instead.
You are uniquely crafted by a creative God, do you believe it?
Whether you agree or disagree with their political stance, those leading our country desperately need our prayers.
Wow! Our God is so much bigger and better than I can ever hope to understand! If he could provide that much for those people in need, what can and will he do for you in your life?
Growing up I was that child who would ask questions almost constantly. I love learning and gathering information, which is
I believe that God came into our mess, took the band-aid off of humanity’s wound and did surgery. God was willing to step in and save us, and while we can’t save anyone, we could still step in and help. Who can you take the time to help, and in doing so point them back to the God who was willing to give everything for them? Are you willing to step in and do some “open heart surgery” on yourself, so that you can take that same freedom to others? Are you ready to get uncomfortable so that the world can be changed?