Community and safety seem to go hand in hand. God cares for His people and has made us for community. As we work together, sharing His love, using our words and talents to encourage one another, we are part of a bigger story – God’s story of love and redemption.
Do you know what is a fascinating fact? The mysterioutruth that God, our Creator, stooped down in the form of a baby to become human.
Life can sometimes feel overwhelming with all the trials and struggles, and any number of issues can cause it. Often, we forget to take our burdens to God, or we might wonder if it will really do any good. I’m here to tell you that there is healing for a broken spirit with examples from the Bible and my own life.
We have the confidence that nothing can separate us from the love of God. If you ask me, it is a wonderful and marvelous fact!
One way to abide in Christ is to read and meditate on scripture. Because it is the word of God, my mind is enlightened and transformed by it. As I read, meditate and pray I am following the light of the world, Jesus, and learning to abide in Him.
This new year has barely begun, bringing new opportunities and new lessons to learn. I want to learn to abide in love and savor the moments.
Sunday evening I wrote my second ReVerse poem. It’s a fun way of poetry review taking one line from work covering a certain period of time.
It has been good for me to focus on hope this year for my #oneword2022. As I review, may my hope reflections also encourage you.
The day the winter solstice occurs also is the shortest period of daylight, and the longest night of the year. As our family watched a Christmas movie together, the phrase “the longest night” kept coming to my mind, so I began to compose a poem.
In this passage, the phrases “new thing” and “springs forth” stood out to me, because they reminded me of my life…What is new is that I am making a greater effort to see and enjoy the beauty.