Thankfulness is the language of the Kingdom. It opens our heart to receive God’s grace for whatever trial, test or temptation we are facing. It expresses our faith, and at the same time opens our heart for the building up of our faith.
My heart yearns to see others experience the truths that have so wonderfully changed and empowered Trish and my lives.
I truly understand—and share—that appreciation for and passion for life that I saw in those other cancer survivors a decade ago.
He has shown us in ways we never could experienced otherwise that He is enough.
When we began to hear how people were drawn closer to the Lord … all we were going through—the suffering, the nearness of death, the separation—all of it was worth it, and I am so very grateful and thankful for it.
There are a lot of things from this year that I never want to repeat, but I thank You for Your faithfulness through it all.
All in all, now is the season for me to focus on the Father, and be thankful and at peace with what I can or can’t do physically.
Dying experiences. Suffering experiences. Hard experiences. Loss. If we approach these in the victory of the Cross, we will see them through to the victory of the Resurrection. Life always comes out of death.
Christian extremism is constantly seeking Him, being constantly renewed to deeper knowledge of Him, and constantly giving thanks to Him.
I looked up a song from the 60’s that came to mind this morning. “What the World Needs Now,” lyrics by Hal David, sung by Jackie DeShannon. It is a pretty song. It came out in 1965. America’s involvement in Viet Nam was ramping up. The Civil Rights Movement was…