When things don't go according to plan, which inevitably they won't, what is your reaction? We've had knee surgery, coughs and colds, starting new jobs, and just general stress! My week has had it's share of not so nice days. The first of these days I spent time scrolling through gumtree ads dreaming of the … Continue reading Joy
Thanks to the Scruffyvicar for this one, a good reminder of how our actions can have a ripple effect.
I used like the Star-fish story, you probably know the one? It is of a man seeing another man on beach which is covered in starfish drying out and dying in the heat of the sun. The man is throwing starfish into the sea. The other man laughs at this fellow, and says to him “there are thousands of star fish you can’t make difference to them all!” To which the guy replied by picking up another starfish and threw it into the sea saying “well, it made a difference to that one!”
It is good to be reminded that everyday acts of kindness can be life-transforming-blessing to other people, that the way we live our lives does speaks volumes and our words can hold life/hope/salvation.
I think we often don’t realize the impact that we can make on the people we meet or the surrounding we are in.
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Do you know who Corrie ten Boom was? An inspiring human being who was willing to sacrifice her life for others. Although spending time in a concentration camp, Corrie ten Boom was full of faith. And hope! This quote has greater meaning coming from someone who suffered so greatly. Can you imagine the terror of … Continue reading 3 Day Quote Challenge Day 3
Being different is scary. Having faith is scary. Stepping out into the unknown is, you guessed it, scary. But like my quote today, regret is even worse. Today I'm meditating on this passage from Matthew. Can you imagine what would have happened had Peter not made a life change and chose instead not to follow … Continue reading 3 Day Quote Challenge Day 1
How great is our God? He is everlasting! THE Creator! All powerful! There's just something about listening to a room full of people echo their heart through song. Praising God. When I hear this song, it reminds me of who God is. The God described in Isaiah 40. This song has been known to bring … Continue reading How great is our God!