Tuesday, November 30, 2010
We have many choices in a day, which way will we "go", which door will we walk through. I want to walk through the door that leads to life and that door always means aligning myself with God. Did you know that just being in His Presence brings about transformation? And that His desire for you is to become the me you were meant to be from before the foundation of the earth, which is your true self?
Here are a couple quotes that speak that truth.
Enable me to be open to Your transforming Presence.
from the Blue Book pg 312 Jim Branch
Transformation means recovering the life you are given in God.
from Journaling as a Spiritual Practice pg 44 Helen Cepero
Your true self . . .
I love that just being in Your Presence, God/Papa, is transforming - not doing anything but being, abiding . . a powerful motivator for keeping company with You, Jesus, throughout my day.
Will I choose to be who You intended for me to be . . . or not? I have a choice - if I align myself with You and Your will for me, I can become my true self. O glorious day when that becomes a full reality in my life.
Monday, November 22, 2010
Saturday, November 06, 2010
I'm reading through my last year's journal and came across this entry today from The 4:8 Principle by Tommy Thomas and thought it was worth posting.
Habit#1: You attract into your life the people, ideas and circumstances that correspond with your habitual thinking. And three years from now, your family life, health, relationships and finances will reflect what you have been feeding yourself. You become what you think most about.
Habit#2:Start the Day with Joy
15 minutes each morning = 7.5 hours in the first 30 days alone!
If you say I don't have time for a quiet time with God, ask yourself "What could I possibly do with that time that would bring me any greater benefit?" Minutes invested in praying for wisdom will save days spent in overcoming mistakes. To advance in joy, first retreat with God.
Habit#3: Seal the Day with Joy
What gets impressed in your heart gets expressed in your circumstances. What do you think about or read or watch on TV right before you go to sleep?