“Fear only holds us hostage from a better life. It prevents us from pursuing things that would bring us immense joy and satisfaction. Instead of just doing them, we procrastinate and make excuses, and ultimately fear holds us captive.” ~Jessica N. Turner
“Giving should never be about us. We give only because of what our generous God has so lavishly given us. As we give quietly and generously, we reflect who He is – and God receives the thanksgiving only He deserves.” ~Monica Brands
I’m four months along on this compassion journey, and I feel stretched and challenged in ways I never imagined. Even though it’s only been a short amount of time, I have started to realize something about myself that shocks me.
I like to hide, to shun attention, to be invisible.
“If you are facing a situation today where Jesus is calling you to do something that may seem as impossible as walking on water, take courage. The One who calls you will be present with you.” ~Lisa Samra
“Thank You, Father, for the promise of Your care during this season of my life. You have allowed this circumstance for a good reason. Help me to use this time appointed by You in a way that deepens my trust in You.”
“At times God doesn’t resuce us from suffering because He is providing something better. We may feel as if He’s abandoned us, but in reality , He is protecting us – not by deliverance but through strengthening.” ~Dr. Charles Stanley