Upon reading those words, peace seemed to flow down into me, and hope awakened as those words pierced my heart with their undeniable truth. I knew at that moment God was speaking to me through those words. The door of my heart was flung open once again, and light and hope came flooding in.
As we travel our personal road to Emmaus, we can find comfort in the prophet's words to us, "Please know this: if everything and everyone else in the world whom you trust should fail, Jesus Christ... will never fail you."
In all his insecurities about playing his first scrimmage, Gabe decided to simply follow his older brother around the ice finding safety in following his brother’s lead.
My husband is nearly blind without his glasses. It’s a minor miracle that he can find the shampoo. In almost 20 years of marriage, do you know that it has never once occurred to me that he LITERALLY cannot see in the shower?
Because of Christ, I am made whole! Because of Christ, all the grief and pain and disappointment become meaningful! He puts meaning to the suffering. As He helps and heals us, He also qualifies us to turn, and be helpers to others.
We are all subject to trials. What is fueling your fire of affliction?
But faithful people continue to act. You are making good things happen in your life and the lives of others. You are facilitating miracles--maybe not the ones you think SHOULD be happening, but as long as you are moving forward, you can rest assured that God has not abandoned you.
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"I don't know what dark plan lies within you. Nor do I know by what design we were asked to live without each other these 16 years. But God has offered us a new beginning...don't slap His hand away."
My baking error made me seriously ponder how important key ingredients are in our lives. One blessing I have noticed during this Covid-19 pandemic is that the world has displayed an increase in prayer for relief from the suffering and devastation that has flooded the earth. Could it be that it took a global pandemic for people to realize Jesus Christ was missing from the forefront of the thoughts and lives of many individuals and families across the globe?