Listen · present

He is present…

He woke me with words today…ministry needing to move forward…He spoke to me through messages…preachers teaching through the radio…He pressed me to pray…inviting another to join in intercession…He seemed very present today…Sometimes He’s so quiet…I wonder if He’s near…but not today…Where was He present to you today…?Seek the Lord while he may be found;call upon…… Continue reading He is present…

present

wholly present…

The thought has come several times today…Be wholly present where you are…Not in those exact words…and maybe not in words at all…more of an impression…Be wholly focused on what you are doing…With full days…distraction… becomes an enemy…mistakes made…things forgotten…One thing at a time…A reminder to stay where I am…not think about what’s next…or what’s later…… Continue reading wholly present…

Emotions · Hope · present

present… emotions…

Joy…Hope…Discouragement…Frustration…Disappointment…Conviction…Love…Concern…Doubt…Sorrow…Impatience…Emotions… of the moment… just today’s… make it difficult… to receive… what’s presented… in the present… as a present…Continuing the challenge… to receive from Him… each moment… as a gift… because He is good…Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope,…… Continue reading present… emotions…

Faith · Presence · present

the present challenge

Receiving… everything… presented… as a present… a gift…The importance of thought-life… has been recurrent… what we think… how we perceive… events… people… circumstances… in our minds… effects our faith… peace… heart…A current read… a gift… focuses totally on thought-life…Jesus gave us His peace (see John 14:27), but He said we must not allow ourselves to…… Continue reading the present challenge