You Are Who You Are

You are who you are. I call on you because you have gifts and abilities others do not, and what you see enables you to respond exactly as I need you to in the moment. You recognize needs and are fortunate to do so. I will not make your yoke of attending to the needs too heavy; you can trust Me on that. One day, one step, one problem and solution at a time. There is enough time for everything. Don’t forget that I am listening to you and you can rely on My power to make changes happen.

#Godshelp; #youhavewhatittakes; #nomoreanxiety; #youareenough

Soothe Frazzled Nerves

Take your time today. Move slower, – ‘mindfully’, as some call it. Try emptying your mind of all those to-dos and just be a listener and observer in the moment. See how much this soothes frazzled nerves and replenishes your reserves for the day ahead. Take in the quiet, trusting Me with how the day will play out. You don’t have to have it all mapped out. Take it easier today, leaning into trust of My design. 

#mindfulness; #nomoreanxiety; #takeiteasy

Healing Arises After Damaging Storms

I delight in caring for you. It is My pleasure to make good things happen and to see healing arise after damaging storms have come through. Picture Me helping to sweep up and remove the debris. See how I help make all things new. Partner with Me in this effort when opportunities are placed before you to lend a hand to others. Sometimes, just being present and listening is enough. Go when and where I ask, and follow your heart when it may require risk-taking. I will not lead you astray.

Let Me Intervene

There are many people suffering in this world. I have given you a compassionate heart, which makes you willing to see and sense the pain of others. Be ready to validate their experience. It’s not yours to fix, though. Let Me intervene. I recognize what all is going on, and I send help. Allow Me to be the One to mend the broken-hearted. Consider, perhaps, that your kind and attentive listening assists with that healing. No more than that is required.

#youareenough; #listenup; #bekind; #notyourstofix

Your Presence is an Extension of Me

You’ll have what it takes to address the needs of the day. I place you among My people with a directive to show love, hope, and encouragement by sitting attentively with others, validating their experiences, pain, or discouragement. It won’t necessarily be up to you to fix with the right words, though. Just be comfortable pausing to listen without responding at times. Your calm, loving presence will be enough and can be an extension of Me, showing how much you care in a way that words aren’t always needed. I’ll help you figure out what to say and when to say it when you pause to acknowledge My healing ways and ask for guidance. I am with you all, always. 

#youwillbeEquipped; #listentoothers; #notyourstofix; #Godiswithyou

Silence is Golden

You’ve heard the term “silence is golden”. Well, it is! A quieting of thoughts can be accomplished almost anywhere. Even with background noise, you can find an inner silence and solitude. It is here that I speak most clearly and may surprise you with insights, encouragement, and direction. Your silent presence with Me is just as necessary as water and bread for your life. I long to be in this intimate communion with you, showing you the way and the plans I have in store for you. Seek out times of silence with Me to hear best.

#silenceisgolden; #seeksolitude; #Godspeakstoyou

I Appear in Mysterious Ways

You know My face. You’ve seen Me before a thousand times, but you don’t always recognize Me. I appear in mysterious ways, you know. Sometimes I am a stranger who greets you with joy. Sometimes I am close to you, as in a dear friend. I may appear as someone in need, but-  in fact, – it is YOU who is in need. Look for Me and you will find Me. Ask Me whatever it is that you need to ask. I am always listening, always present, always available. Listen to Me in return. I speak to you in many ways. Learn to recognize My face and voice. Trust yourself when you hear or catch a glimmer of what you think may be Me. I am closer than you think.

#Godishere; #neveralone; #trustyourgut

Further Than You Planned For

I am whispering to you. So often My lambs do not hear My voice but it is there, beckoning them to safer ground and providing affection, encouragement, and understanding. Sometimes that safer ground is higher ground, – one that calls you to make harder steps or pushes you further than you planned for, – but it is always worth the effort. The sights and peacefulness this higher ground brings is far more satisfying than the immediate, fleeting pleasures that tug at you and try to distract or misguide you along the way. My way is steady and sure. Take the high ground today at all costs. When the steps seem steep, challenging, or unsteady, I will take your elbow. I never let go of you. Join Me in the direction I prefer and have designed for you. Even when My lambs stray off the intended path, My hand is outstretched and waiting to guide them home. 

#beyourbestself; #youcandoit; #Godhasbigplansforyou; #takethehighroad

Chip Away at that Self-Critical Veneer

Keep listening. Listen harder, – deeper, – until the truth comes piercing through. My love for you craves to break down the walls your inner critic has built up, breaking through the shame, guilt, and regrets. The past is in the past. Let’s chip away at that self-critical veneer until you find yourself at peace within. Once you can accept and embrace yourself as someone worthy of attention, kindness, and love, you will be more at ease around and accepting toward others. Anxiety will melt away. You can make amends as needed, but you also don’t have to spend your life being so apologetic all the time. Seek peace and follow after it by assuming a posture of self-acceptance.

#loveyouself; #nomoreanxiety; #worthyoflove

I Will Care for You Forever

Listen to Me: while not every day and moment may feel inspired, I have an important message for you. You can trust Me because I love you and I will care for you forever! There are no gaps in time when I’m not attending to you, or lapses as if I’ve gone away. Though you may mistakenly feel alone and floundering occasionally, I am fully present even then. Imagine how much more calm and confidently you would handle difficulties if you were only aware of My loving Presence supporting and guiding you at all times. It is difficult to keep that kind of awareness up 100% of the time, so do what you can to remind yourself to look up, child. I am with you and for you, ALWAYS.

#foreverfriend; #youareneveralone; #Godiswithyou