“It isn’t what you have in your pocket that makes you thankful, but what you have in your heart.”
How wonderful are God’s gifts!
There is life everlasting, joy in righteousness, truth in freedom, faith, confidence, and self-control in holiness. And these gifts that we can comprehend; what of all the others that are being prepared for those who look to him. Only the Creator, the Father of the ages, the all-holy, knows their grandeur and their loveliness. And so we should strive to be found among those who wait for him so that we may share in these promised gifts. And how is this to be? Continue reading “looking through the heart”
show people more of what you’re for
and less of what you’re against
it’s a 3hugs&blessings thursday and these are for the 3 subtle ways in which…
He has formed me.
And I do so verily pray you may be equally encouraged when you read them too!
“A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; even as I have loved you, that you also love one another.” John 13:34
“…Which commandment is the first of all?” Jesus answered, “The first is, ‘Hear O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one; and you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength.’ The second is this, ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.” Luke 12:28-31
“Peace I leave with you; My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Do not let your heart be troubled, nor let it be afraid.” John 14:27
The world continues to be topsy-turvy with canyons widening
Cain and Abel!
Yes, since the beginning of time
we have struggled to love one another amidst our differences.
Perhaps one day we will learn.
But until then we can all practice
Continue reading “blame = wounds.”