Sit Still

It’s a gift to truly sit still, absorbing sights and sounds in the present moment. You can allow memories to surface, or thoughts and imagined scenarios for future events to rise and be acknowledged, but try to return to awareness of the present. Now, picture Me sitting with you, – noticing the same things that catch your attention. Smile at our connectedness that occurs without words. I am oh-so-familiar with your every thought and reaction. Tenderly, turn your gaze to Me, sensing My all-consuming love for you. Push busy-ness aside and see what joy I can stir up for you as you spend time with Me like this. Let Me re-energize you by restoring balance and rest in your life.

#bestill; #nomoreanxiety; #Godiswithyou

Two-Way Street

I see your pain and hear your thoughts. Keep talking to Me. This is a two-way street. You don’t have to feel like the conversation is only one-sided, as if I am merely a God who listens but never responds. I ‘get’ you more than you realize; you don’t have to convince Me of your needs or intentions. I am aware of all the frailty and vulnerability you carry inwardly. Believe, Me, I am using your life for Goodness. I attend to every detail, loving you through all things. Hear My voice reassuring you that I am tenderly responding to your every need.

#Godhearsyou; #nomoreanxiety; #AllforGood; #youareloved

Feel My Consoling Presence

I’m a tender God. I’ve been with you your whole life! Look back and notice the times when things worked out, when good people came through for you, and when you felt truly loved and cared for. I lovingly pick up the broken pieces caused by hurt, stress, and worry. When darkness fights for control in your head, misguidedly convincing you that everything is falling apart or that you aren’t lovable, recognize it as a lie. Come to Me and feel My consoling Presence affirming your worth and the established plan for Goodness ahead. My love for you rises above all else.

Know That I Am God

Our connection is true and valid. Faith is not a fake or worthless thing. (Try it again if you haven’t done it in a while). Stop the worldly pace long enough to be still and know that I am God. I want to calm your anxious thoughts, soothe your worried mind, and give you the gift of listening in total love to help soften your edges. I know the big picture for your life. Listen for My voice of love and tenderness for you. Seek Me with all your heart, and find Me already with you. You don’t have to face the world alone; I am here! Now and for always.

Stop Over-Thinking Things

In My hands. All of it is in My hands. You can stop over-thinking things by focusing on that phrase. No detail goes unnoticed or unrecognized by Me. I am intimately aware of all your concerns as well as your habits of worry. I love you and am tenderly and gently holding every fragment of your life and mind. Shush now, My child. All is well. You don’t have to be so afraid.

Grace Can Fill In the Cracks

I am with you in your brokenness. It is through the chips and cracks that I can seep in and become a part of you. Acknowledge My Presence in you. Stop feeling like you have to strive for some intangible goal of “worthiness”. See My unconditional love and acceptance reflected back to you when you look in the mirror. Learn to be tender with yourself so that you can mend from unpleasant experiences. Trust My love and acceptance, for this is truth. 

Be My Presence in a Hurting World

Hear Me tell you loud and clear that you are loved.  Your life and purpose are of great value to Me. Assist Me in combating darkness with compassion and healing. Strive to listen to the pain of others and be My Presence in a hurting world. I will stock your reserves with enough supply of tenderness and boldness on the shelves to meet the demand, and I’ll dance joyfully with you when the day’s good labor is done.  

What Hope Looks Like

Come to Me in the quiet of the morning and be fed small bites of comfort. I am tenderly taking care of you, healing your hurts and wounds. Don’t get stuck in a pity party for yourself. That doesn’t help, and it fogs up the window showing how clearly I am working in your life. Instead, go to the window and look out. Find the dawn again, with hope on the horizon because I am with you. I sustain; I heal. I need you to demonstrate what hope looks like to others. Hope assures you that I will bring Good out of every circumstance and trial.

Stop Being Brutal on Yourself

Stop being so brutal on yourself. Daily you are learning how to draw closer in awareness of My Presence. I am the constant in your life, – omnipotent, all-encompassing, and REAL. Live in My Love; forgive, embrace your tenderness, and be thankful. Entrust yourself, flaws and all, into My loving arms. It’s OK to cut yourself some slack.