I know your heart and its ways – how you long for time alone and rest. I see how you push yourself to accomplish many things as you interact with others daily. I have plans in store that account for your abilities as well as for your needs. Seek balance between giving of your time and finding rest. The ebb and tide of life’s demands requires that you take time to replenish. It’s important to make time to observe and gear up as well as to extend yourself. Like tidal waves that reach the shore then retreat for a while, only to roll back again later, I will give you enough energy to accomplish each task for My purposes. I will shed light on what to pursue in your heart, and will also supply rest and refreshment. Step slowly, watching for My hand in your day’s plans. Feel the Spirit’s flow of extending, reaching, and then retreating. Rest in My perpetual call to love and to rest.
#findrest; #taketimeout; #givingandreceiving; #balance
Let’s talk about your value and worth. You tie it to so many unpredictable variables that are fragile, flawed, and ultimately unsupportive. The opinions of others are heavily tainted by their own experiences and opinions, which most of the time has nothing to do with you. The brief moments where you may be acknowledged by or shown appreciation from others will never sustain your inherent sense of being valued. It’s only by looking into My loving gaze that you can see and hold on to your true worth. Turn to Me often to see what “unconditional” means, and allow My tender Presence to heal your bruised ego. I love you just as you are, and you are truly precious cargo that I carry with Me. I deem to protect and treasure you always.
#youareloved; #youaretreasured; #Godcarriesyou; #beconfident
You can treat others kindly, giving them respect and dignity even when they disappoint or irritate you. Take a deep breath before choosing your words in response to those you find personally challenging. Then, acknowledge what they have to say, even if you disagree. Do this first, and try to listen without judging. Ask Me for help when being kind and respectful is hard for you. Bring the offense you’ve experienced to Me and ask for My help to be understanding in response. You don’t have to hide your difficult emotions from Me. I get it. Let Me validate you when others cannot out of pride or ego. I will help you with perspective and with what to say in response. Remember, love always wins out in the end. Choose loving-kindness over being “right”.
#lovingkindness; #youdonthavetohide; #choosedignity; #berespectful
Keep on guard today for times when you are worrying about other’s opinions of you. This is the biggest trip hazard out there, and I don’t want you to fall prey to the devious one’s taunting messages that you are somehow falling short or should be embarrassed. The opposite is My truth, for you are lovely and worthy of attention. You are Good and making a helpful impact in the world. You are My beloved! And you are Mine. You can trust that what you have to say and contribute will be meaningful, and you are right where I need you to be today. Show them the love I placed in your heart, and dazzle the world with My Light inside of you.
#nomoreanxiety; #youareworthy; #youareenough; #betheLight
Why are you still carrying around that shame inside your head? When I say you are forgiven, it is a done deal. There’s no need to keep going back and rehashing scenes in your head, beating yourself up over words or actions you now regret. Glance at them if you must, but only to learn what you want to aim to do differently in the future. Other than that, I call you to love yourself and accept the forgiveness and grace that’s already been awarded by Me. I want you to live a life of peace and self-acceptance, knowing that you are loved by Me and that is enough.
#nomoreshame; #youareenough; #Godlovesyou; #loveyourself
I designed you to live in peace. Originally, that was easier to do, but as life piles on it is harder to practice. Peace is attainable, though, – every day. It takes a choice to defy the negative self-talk when it slithers in, trying to deceive you. Once you give it a hard “no”, turn to My reassurance and open yourself to receiving whatever I deem as possible. You know Me and My ways: always aiming at Goodness and Love. Let Me calm your aching soul today and give you the freedom to experience My holy and unexplainable peace.
#nomoreanxiety; #findpeace; #calmdown; #Godshelp
You need not be timid about acknowledging My hand in your life to others. Speak often of Me and how I’ve helped you. Others hunger for this, and long for the awareness you have of My love for ALL. Having faith is a good thing! Don’t worry so much about what others will think of you, or how what you share may be interpreted or misinterpreted. I’l take care of the outcomes and impact. Just be honest, transparent, and authentic. Your words will speak volumes to many. I need your voice to help carry My hope into the world.
#shareyourfaith; #believe; #GodsHope; #GodisGood
When others let you down or don’t give efforts to share the load the way you’d like, turn to Me. Ask for My help with shrugging off the offense. Consider that I will be your partner in getting things done, even if others aren’t helping the way you’d prefer. I can make any load more bearable. I may even introduce a new helper to involve. Release your anger and criticism, and open yourself to My change in plans. I love you and will always be there for you, reliably helping even when others disappoint.
#dealingwithdisappointment; #releasethehurt; #Godwillhelp
I have led you far and wide, to many places in life. Drawing from those experiences, you can see and trust that I am a loving, provisional God who gives you all that you need. I love you intensely and immensely. I am caring for those you love, as well. My generosity knows no bounds. Over and over again I heal, love, and equip. Knowing this to be true, I call you to move into your day with calm inner-confidence. I need you at your best today, so as you give your all I will bless the interaction with enough strength, energy, compassion, and wisdom to exchange what is most needed in the moment. Live with love today.
#Godprovides; #becalmandconfident; #youareenough; #livewithlove
First and foremost, I want you to comprehend that I am never disappointed in you. It is you who puts critical judgement on your emotions, actions, and thoughts, – deeming them as ‘good’ or ‘bad’ and equating them with worthiness. I don’t operate that way, though. I want you to know you are worth loving and being attended to. Allow yourself to receive My unconditional love. See how it changes you to become a person at peace, just as you are called and designed to be.
#unconditionallove; #youareworthy; #nomoreanxiety