You do not know everything. It’s important that you begin to recognize this fact, and lift some of those ridiculously harsh self-expectations off your shoulders. I am accompanying you daily, and I reveal all you need to know in a given moment. Recognizing your limitations and humbly admitting them is actually an asset. The less self-reliant you become, the more you can depend on Me and find My peace. You worry far too much about what others will think of you. When you try to be all-knowing, this actually pushes others farther away. Learn to embrace your shortcomings so that I can draw you closer to Me and to others.
#leanonGod; #youareenough; #nobodyisperfect; #worthyoflove
You can do it! I’ve prepared you for this day. Let the power of My purpose living through you knock the socks off those you encounter. Nothing can stand against what I have in store when you and I are working in tandem. Nothing! Throw fear out the door when it tries to get in the way. Go with confidence and humility, with no “greater than” or “less than” comparison warranted. You can be both kind and competent at the same time. That, indeed, is where the power of a with-God life resides.
#youareenough; #beconfident; #nocomparisons
You are perfectly imperfect, and that’s exactly how I designed you. I want you to not only accept this truth, but to embrace and celebrate it with confidence and joy! Stop worrying about upholding pretenses of ‘having it all together’, ‘being on top of things,’ or being the one who’s ‘got it goin’ on’. Just walk humbly -yet confidently!- in the shoes I provide you with for today. No more, no less. You can trust that I like and love you just the way you are.
#perfectlyimperfect; #youareenough; #nomoreanxiety
I see when you are perching yourself on a pedestal of righteousness. I know that stems from you feeling hurt or wronged. It takes so much negative energy to be constantly judging other’s behaviors or intentions, or feeling bitter, angry, and annoyed by their actions. How about this: let’s trade seats for a while. Let Me be the judge of others as you climb down from that high seat, allowing Me to be the one carrying the burden of criticism. Only I can see the truth. Find that in walking humbly you can also experience greater peace. Let Me relieve you of unnecessary burdens and rid you of residual hurt so you can walk freely.
#nomoreanxiety; #stopjudging; #walkhumbly
All living things have the capacity for Me to work in and through them. Knowing this truth, how can you view your interactions with others differently today? Will you show more interest? Would you be more eager to listen than to expound your own opinions? Will you step into leadership roles, bravely trusting that I’ve equipped you? Go now in peace and enthusiasm to hear and be with Me. Walk with humble confidence, trusting that My Light is in you. You are destined for purposeful use in a world that is hungry for Me.
In your areas of weakness, I am strong. In your flaws, I am present to help guide you onto higher ground, with sure footing. The act of humbling yourself means that in areas where you do not have mastery or self-control, you can recognize the need for My help and choose to allow Me to work on your troubles with you. I help best if you posture yourself in such a way that submits to My will and My design for you, which is perfect. The with-God life requires a humble stance with daily acknowledgement of your need for Me. Being humble doesn’t mean beating yourself up or lacking in esteem. You can have confidence as you learn to lean on Me and live off of My Grace, given freely to you. I know you well and love you even with flaws and imperfections. Show your need for Me so that I can give you your daily bread, sufficient to meet all your needs.
Humble yourself before others today, offering up any ego-driven need to be “right” or “the smartest” or “on top of everything”. Sometimes backing down and letting others have their way can bring more peace than having everything turn out like you think it should. Trust Me in this, and let My hand take control of the moving parts in your life. I won’t steer you wrong. Let Goodness and positive intentions rule today, experiencing My love for you as well as for others in this way.
At times it can feel like there are dark forces all around you. I equip you for battles when you must face or contend with them. Sometimes it requires words and actions. Other times the mere act of prayer, – inviting the Light in, – is enough to make darkness retreat. Love overpowers and peace rules when it is for My purposes and Good outcomes. Call upon My protective power and the army of saints will be available to assist you. My armament may require a humble stance at times, too. Let peace reign in your heart toward all. Be slow to judge and quick to forgive FIRST. If I call you to further action beyond that, you will know. Choose love as your sword and faith as your shield.
You spend so many hours and minutes mulling over plans. You are a good planner, but today I ask you to be on the receiving end. Allow other’s ideas and decisions to take the lead. Walk along gently and humbly as a great travel companion today. Trust Me; I am yours and I am also theirs. I will show up everywhere you go, -taking care of you. I want to heal your obsessive tendencies of trying to map everything out. Let go a little more today and see how majestic and interesting life can be without all the planning ahead. I will be with you in the midst of it all.
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.