Grace for the Journey

For a choleric person like me that enjoys accomplishments and checking off my to-do list, days like today are usually miserable! I’m late posting my blog because today did not follow the pattern “I” had planned!

The great thing about a day like today is that it shows me that God is up to something in me. I’m not “moved” by my day! I’m learning to be flexible with my life and my thoughts. I’m learning that Jesus is my Sovereign Lord and He knows ahead of time what’s coming down the pike for each day of my life. My days are not about “my plans” but about loving Him and honoring Him in all things and loving and honoring others in all things.

We’ve not been saved by grace to live by works! I’m resting in my Father’s care today. Come with me on the journey!

No, I have learned in whatever condition I am, to be independent of circumstances. I am schooled to bear the depths of poverty and I am schooled to bear abundance. In life as a whole and all its circumstances, I have mastered the secret of living – how to be the same amidst repletion and starvation, against abundance and privation. I am equal to every lot through the help of Him who gives me inward strength. (Philippians 4: 11-13 – A.S. Way)

Come with me on the journey to freedom from the flesh, from emotions, and from circumstances!

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