Saturday, December 6, 2014


By his divine power, God has given us everything we need for living a godly life. We have received all of this by coming to know him, the one who called us to himself by means of his marvelous glory and excellence. And because of his glory and excellence, he has given us great and precious promises. These are the promises that enable you to share his divine nature and ESCAPE the world’s corruption caused by human desires. 2 Peter 1:3-4

Yesterday was a pretty crummy day. I absolutely love the Christmas season. I adore holidays and special occasions and live for parties but yesterday it all seemed too overwhelming. And I caved. I lived most of the day stressed to the max . By the end of yesterday, everything had gone wrong and absolutely nothing I tried to accomplish was completed. I acted like an ungrateful, selfish person. I took all my frustration out on Adam who was actually trying to help me . 

None of my acting like this actually helps anything ever. I just end up feeling guilty and awful and like I wasted time and opportunity. 

BUT, this morning I woke up to read the verses above and I felt a sense of hope. First of all, His mercies are new for me this morning! Praise the Lord! Secondly, He has given me all I need to make better choices today by His grace and divine power flowing through my life. He has given me His word so that I can choose to put my mind on truth and avoid sin and its consequences. 

I'm thankful for His never ending grace. I'm thankful for His truth and do overs! I'm thankful He is always looking for the best in me and not focusing on my flaws. What a God! 

It is because of the Lord’s mercy and loving-kindness that we are not consumed, because His [tender] compassions fail not. They are new every morning; great and abundant is Your stability and faithfulness. Lamentations 3:22-23

For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit set their minds on the things of the Spirit. For to set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on the Spirit is life and peace. Romans 8:5-6

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