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Today’s Quote on Humility

“Humility toward God will make us gentle toward others.”  ~David H. Roper

Scripture for Reflection: Ephesians 4:1-6

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Today’s Quote on Commitment

“When the Lord challenges you to do something beyond your self-determined boundaries, He is calling you to a higher level of commitment. Each challenge is an opportunity to hand Christ full authority over ever aspect of life. You are only as committed as you are obedient to whatever God is asking of you at any given moment.”  ~Dr. Charles Stanley

Scripture for Reflection: Philippians 2:12-13

HOPE

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A Reflection on Hope

 

I started this year praying for the ability to hope. To keep my focus on God and trust Him through everything that came my way. I wanted to live each day intentionally, seeking the Lord’s strength and mercy. I knew I needed His grace to discover reasons to hope and live with joy and peace. More than anything, I wanted trust that God had a purpose for everything I experienced throughout the year.

I wanted hope cemented in my heart.

You see, in my mind, I never doubted God as the source of my hope or that He could restore my hope. The actual problem resided in my heart – the one place I desperately needed cooperation.

I had no idea where the journey would lead, what lessons I would learn, or how pain would be used to refine my desire to have hope.

Today, as I think about some of the things that happened this year, I struggle to comprehend it all. Continue reading