Picture seen original on Ann Voskamp’s blog
There are things I take for granted that other people are praying for…
Is this true for you too?
“Be careful how you think; your life is shaped by your thoughts.” Proverbs 4:23
Offering a prayer of discernment that we all may distinguish problems from glitches and crisis from challenges.
Thank you, Dad, for keeping on the path of a long obedience in the same direction.
See also this photo Slideshow at Cincopa
. . . what happened to our ancestors in the wilderness long ago. God guided all of them by sending a cloud that moved along ahead of them, and he brought them all safely through the waters of the sea. ~1 Corinthians 10:1
Yesterday, June 14th, was Flag Day.
Even though Flag Day is not a federal holiday,
it is a memorial day to remember the adoption of the U.S. Flag in 1777.
Today, take a few minutes to fly your flag of Grace.
Conceive it. Create it. Color it.
It’s summer…there’s time.
No crayons at your house? (then it really IS time!)
Leave masterpieces for the museum. This is your flag of Grace!
Rejoice in Grace and wave your flag of Grace. Think about all the blessings done for you through Grace. You don’t have to make an actual flag of Grace (although it is fun to do!)
You can contemplatively fly your Grace flag. Think about where you once were compared to where you are now. What are the victories you have enjoyed? Think about whose misaligned holds you were delivered from through Grace. Thing about how Grace saved you and all the calamities you have avoided because of Christ’s sacrifice.
“At that very time He rejoiced greatly in the Holy Spirit, and said, “I praise You, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and intelligent and have revealed them to infants. Yes, Father, for this way was well-pleasing in Your sight.” ~Luke 10:21
In what ways has God been generous with you?
Rick Warren writes, “Choose generosity. It will transform your relationships with other people and your relationship with God. It will change you from the inside out as you learn to be generous like God is generous with you.”