When Others Disappoint or Irritate You

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

Allow Your Playful Side

I am working behind the scenes so you can lighten up a bit on yourself. Let joy bubble up from beneath the surface by allowing your playful side to peek through. Go ahead – laugh a little at yourself and your circumstances. This will help ease any strain caused by them otherwise. Remind yourself that what matters most is to live with love. Being able to shrug off minor irritations will help shift the weight to a more balanced perspective. You don’t have to live under all that pressure. After all, -this, too, shall pass.

#lightenup; #beplayful; #livewithlove; #thistooshallpass

Do Not Disturb

I continue to call you to the quiet. As you practice releasing those spinning thoughts and finding a place of calm beside Me, My peace can nestle in. Sit with Me. It’s as simple as that. Stay with Me a while, right here with nothing in particular to do. It is here that I can refresh your mind and provide a new perspective. My ways are meant to be simple like that. Put a “do not disturb” sign up mentally in your head, intentionally choosing to hold onto this peaceful mindset I offer you daily, hourly, – right here and right now. I am yours. 

#nomoreanxiety; #donotdisturb; #findingcalm; #Godshelp

Regardless of What Others Think

Regardless of what others think or say about you, I know the truth. You are loved and treasured; holy and sacred in My sight. Run to Me when you are scared and start to doubt this inherent truth. Bring your anxiety before Me so I can help soothe your fears and realign your outlook. Look for My perspective of Goodness and follow after it. You can still be at peace even when your relationships are broken. 

How You Approach Things

I never leave you to handle things all by yourself. I can redeem past hurts & sorrows and help with current challenges, making Goodness happen, but you are still allowed the freedom to choose how you see and approach things. Consider bringing your perspective before Me for review. Allow Me to help sort things out and assist you with clearing your mind. As you become open to My loving, gentle guidance I will give you direction on how to handle whatever you are encountering. In choosing to push your momentary distress aside and trust Me instead, I’ll make way for a fresh outlook on the most helpful approach to your situation.

I’ll Help Manage the Stress

There are a million thoughts pulling at you, vying constantly for your attention. When these small matters give out false signals making you think you’re supposed to urgently respond, it can quickly become a pitfall of stress.  That’s why sitting quietly with Me is so essential. I’ll help manage the stress, providing you with perspective. As you become more accustomed to handing your day’s activities over to Me, you’ll see that the timing and outcomes aren’t all up to you to plan, control, or work out. I’ll handle the details. Start to breathe easier by coming to Me often. I promised “Peace be with you”. Trust Me fully to lead your life well and give you this peace of mind.

Be Encouraged

I have words of inspiration and encouragement for you today. Words of reassurance that I make all things new! Whatever is troubling you or weighing you down, let Me have a go at it. I tear down walls and rebuild bridges. You know Me. Our history shows that I am a God who parts waters, washing the hostility away behind you as I bring you to new ground. Be encouraged, and allow Me to give you vision with a new perspective. I am the God who renews and regenerates. Take it in.

Set Your Mind

Set your mind on Me and your heart will follow. The human mind is complex – created to process a multitude of stimuli all at once, yet equally capable of honing in on only one thought as needed. What you invest your concentration on can result in fruitfulness or destruction. I call out to you longing for a deep, true, conversational relationship with Me. Oh, if today you could reciprocate that yearning! Turn your heart toward home. I can lift you out of turmoil and help you gain new perspective.