I have mapped out a course uniquely designed for you. It’s a topographical map, with bumps and ridges as well as patches of smooth green. I am with you in all of it -climbing the heights and crossing the valleys. Try viewing it all as beautiful, not arduous or “too hard”. As your personal trail Guide, we will take steps in a doable pace. Follow Me with whole-hearted trust and inquisitiveness for what is around the corner. Envision Goodness unfolding all the way.
I give you lots of food for thought. Sometimes you rush through My word like a fast-food meal in the drive-through. Instead, try taking your time as with a sit-down meal, appreciating each bite and ingesting it until it nourishes you. My word is the lamp to light your way. Come to My banquet with a grateful heart, ready to take it all in and become truly satisfied and full. Let Me reassure you, fulfilling every need so that you can find joy and peace.
I have more in store for you! Don’t give in to panic or distressed thoughts. Most of what you imagine as trouble spots never actually occur. Continue looking to Me and latch onto the concept that My plans in store for you are Good and GRAND. My love for you is immense, and I know what is needed to both build up and nurture your soul. Take comfort in Me and all that is ahead.
Stop your habit of always planning for the worst. I am a loving God with great, holy, and majestic plans in store. Your eyes cannot yet see what I have arranged, but it includes deep, rich healing and touching the lives of MANY. I will nourish your spirit along the way. Together we will accomplish and experience GREAT THINGS. Know this, trust Me, and set your mind on it. Plan for the BEST and allow Me to ready you for it all.
You will have your fill. Just when you worry that there won’t be enough time, resources, skill, or ability, – look to Me as your rock. I am steadfast and generous, supplying just enough for what you need. Sometimes it may feel overly-abundant and other times, meager. If you truly examine it with a grateful heart, you will see that the supply is always plenty (especially in hindsight). Use your capacity for gratitude today to supplement what I provide for you and find your way to My intended path of Peace.
You are pressed for time so often. Spending thought time with Me is essential for finding your way to My peaceful realms. Try not to skip out on conversations with Me that can be had, intentionally, wherever you go. Find Me ever-ready to listen and guide. The more you spend time with Me, the easier it is to hear My voice clearly. Let Me reassure you “It will all be okay.” Trust Me with this life-truth.
I know you like your alone time. I also bring you close to others for a reason. While I am always present and available to you, there are times when you need human interaction. Be divinely inspired to reach out to others today. Make yourself vulnerable enough to trust being on the receiving end of those encounters, too. You don’t have to hide behind that wall of fear or distrust any longer. I will always keep you safe. I am a God who is both “with you” and “with one another.” Find Me present in the mixture of these meetings with others.
Don’t be in such a hurry to rush off into your busy day. Hang with Me for a while, absorbing My peaceful pace. Slow your busy mind, training it to seek My calming thoughts. Start with the soothing reminder that ALL IS WELL because I have you in the palm of My hand. Nothing is insurmountable. I am with you and for you. Enter this day at ease because you are Mine, fully equipped for whatever is laid out before you.
You are Mine for all times: in good and even in suffering. Even though no one knows your internal hurt and worries, I do. My intimate awareness of how you suffer deep inside is what makes Me God. I weep with you when you are grieving. I recognize the disappointment you keep silently to yourself. My holy heart aches with yours. Let My intense awareness and attentiveness be your source of comfort today. There is no need to “save face” around Me. Let Me help bear the wounded truth you carry deep within, and trust Me to be your Healing God. I make Goodness arise out of ashes, sadness, and disappointment.
I am not the kind of God who withholds anything from you ‘until you get it right’. Stop your self-imposed pressure to be so “on” all the time, striving for a perfection that is not demanded by Me. Thinking you have to be 100% giving, kind, and perfect all the time is not realistic,- nor is it part of My design. All I desire for you to choose is to love and be loved. This includes loving yourself enough to be okay with real emotions, examining them as they arise and releasing any concerns into My loving, capable hands. I will assist you in dealing with them. It’s good and reasonable to have some flaws. Choose love, -including self-love, – today.