Facing Challenges

Hear Me clearly: I do not “reprimand” you. I am not that kind of God! If you are facing challenges that seem to attack or deplete your spirit, know that I may be forming or shaping you more into My likeness, – and so, choose to say thank you. Choose to trust Me even more, knowing that I will reveal Myself to you more fully with each step of your life. My ways are not meant to be hard. Sometimes they call upon you to shed unimportant details, enlightening simpler priorities and gleaning peace from it all as you learn to live a life of simplicity. I am with you, and so, you are up for the challenge! 

I Hold It All

I read your thoughts and already know your needs. I will touch others through you, satisfying your desire for attention in meaningful ways. You are an important presence to others around you, but I desire your full attention. Seek Me first and My kingdom of peace will be yours. I don’t call you to sacrifice all day to a point of resentment. I do, however, ask you to lay your life down when your desires are not in line with My purpose for you. I will help you discern that. Ask Me for help when you are confused on which way to go. Pray for others. I hear it all; I hold it all. Relax as you allow Me to take the lead from you. Enjoy life with Me at the helm instead. 

No Need for Self-Consciousness

There are so many things I want you to check out with Me today. Picture me excitedly saying, “C’mon over here!”, waving you in to each place you enter. I’m so happy when you follow Me in. Enjoy when I introduce you to new people or things, showing you off and letting you get to know other great people to interact with. Go in with confidence, enthusiasm, and joyful wonder. Life with Me does not have to be a drudgery, or something to be afraid of all the time. You are welcome here; We both are. There is no longer a need for self-consciousness when you realize I led you here for My reasons and My purposes. Be glad and rejoice in it! 

I Hear Your Struggle

I hear your struggle. Whisper My name and breathe in My calming Presence. Squeeze My hand tightly  and be assured that I hear you; I wish to bring you comfort. Stand firm upon My rock. As you face that blustering wind, know that you don’t have to fear or doubt your strength because I am IMMEDIATELY with you. Keep your eyes on Me and don’t let go of My hand. Confidence is yours to hold. 

Run to Me for Reassurance

Come to Me. Whether My love rains down in a heavy watershed or gently washes over you like calm waves upon the shore, I am there for you. I adore you. Too often you forget about how available My immense love is. Don’t let that happen today! I know how you get weighted down thinking everything is all up to you. I never ask you to do things all by yourself. Notice, recognize, and trust in My love…available all day, in each moment when you need to lean against Me or run to Me for reassurance. Remain in Me and I will gently guide you through the day. Bring your worries to me, set them down, and then remember that I have plans already designed for your Good. Let’s head into this day together. 

Confidence

I speak to you daily, – in the wind, sights, and sounds. Hush, and breathe. Calm your Spirit. Learn to rest fully in My Presence. Absorb My Light. I am in you, around you, and near you; look for Me in this day. See Me in the eyes of others. Don’t be scared by what you see. Stop your worries about what others are thinking about you. You can walk humbly and with confidence, at peace with others and within yourself. If you start falling backwards into self-reproach, grasp My hand. Trust Me more. My plans are as they should be and you can take comfort and regain confidence in My Presence here, now, and forever. 

Move Forward Even in Uncomfortable Situations

You are a Light unto others. Don’t recede into darkness or separate yourself because of past hurts. Your gift is inclusion, and reaching out to others who cannot always reach back or aren’t good at going beyond the awkwardness of past mistakes. If I have taught you nothing else, it is how to stand strong and move forward even in uncomfortable situations. I need you to hear Me calling you even deeper on this road, reaching into your soul. You have a rich, meaningful purpose here. You’ve felt excluded, yet you weren’t. Yours is the gift of leadership, inclusion, purpose, and compassion. I will bless the ways you choose to be welcoming and outgoing. Let My waves of Grace and Glory wash over you now. Rest trustingly cradled in My arms as I renew you and restore your broken Spirit. I am big enough to do just that! 

I Make You Whole Again

You are MINE, – constantly and intensely. I love you with a fervor and devotion that cannot be shaken or stripped from you. No circumstance tears Me away from you. Find Me in your heart, – in that still, small voice of reassurance. Even if others are mean, exclusive, or inconsiderate, you are met by Me with tender love and acceptance. I make you whole again, every day. Let My Grace wash this truth over you today, everywhere you go. Be My voice of peace and comfort. 

You “Fit”

Know that you belong to Me. This means you are loved, welcomed, secure, and wanted. You “fit”.  Concentrate on remaining with Me at all times. I care about you and long for you to be attentive to Me all hours of the day. When you are fretting and punishing yourself, you have your back to Me. All you need to do is turn around and run into My arms, which are outstretched and waiting to encompass you. Let Me caress away your fears as a loving, tender, reachable parent or partner. Allow Me to remind you that you belong; you are not an outsider. See Me all around you: I am tender, kind, and even fun. Choose to laugh with Me today in this place where you fit and “I get you”.  

Equipped

I equip you. I, in all My might and majesty, have called you to these places. See what wondrous things are being done! You make people feel special and I need your presence doing what comes naturally to you. You can trust that I am using your gifts right where you are. Pray. Come to Me when you feel anxious; see that I don’t judge you nearly as hard as you judge yourself. I accept and love you for who you are.