Today’s Quote on Peace

“When you realize that nothing happens apart from God’s awareness, direction, and loving purpose, it becomes possible to lay down worry and fear and truly experience His peace.”  ~Dr. Charles Stanley

Scripture for Reflection: Philippians 4:8-9

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Today’s Quote on Fear

“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

Scripture for Reflection: II Timothy 1:6-10

Today’s Quote on Generosity

“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

Scripture for Reflection: Matthew 6:1-4; II Corinthians 9:6-11

Compassion

Being Seen

 

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.

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Today’s Quote on Courage

“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

Scripture for Reflection: Matthew 14:25-33

Today’s Quote on Suffering

“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

Scripture for Reflection: II Timothy 4:1-22