EXPECTATIONS – A MID WEEK THOUGHT.

What are your expectations in your celebrations of Christmas 2022? Maybe the dream of a holiday in some exotic place? Is it all about the children? When you have children this can be the delight of the season. But, what about the more senior among us. What can be our greatest expectation?

I was impacted when I realized that for those people who once again marvel at the nativity story and why it all came about, it always has deep meaning and relevance for ALL of Life.

Spend a couple of seconds thinking about Simeon and Anna. What must it have meant for these elderly ones to have gazed upon this baby which in His person fulfilled all the expectations and longings of years of believing. LUKE 2;;28-36. They must have then known the joyful fruit of waiting expectations fulfilled.

What are your expectations this approaching Christmas? . All ages and all circumstances opening up the Gift of Christmas and really seeing what the baby it is . ALL ABOUT., can change your expectations for a better tomorrow.

Keep looking up. Never stop expectations and Hope from fuelling your life.

Blessings!

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Thanksgiving – prayer. God’s Gift of His Peace.

                                                            An Image only but an expression of beauty and life

                               Heavenly Father,

                                        Thank You that on this 2nd Sunday of Advent as we journey onwards towards the remembrance of Christ’s Birthday, we express gratitude for the Gift of Peace which came with this Birth.  Not PEACE as worldly thinking understands, but ‘inner’ PEACE even in the worst of human suffering. 

                                       This PEACE is beyond all-natural understanding.        Christ HIMSELF is The Prince of PEACE.   Only in a relationship with HIM can this Gift ever be fully opened and experienced.  

                                                                                             Thank You for the remembrance of the Saviour’s Birth and this Gift of PEACE.  

                                                                                                                                                     A-men! 

                                                                                              Hope and Peace candles are now lit.   Twin lights now can pierce the ache in the darkness of human longings.     

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LEATHER-BOUND Shafts of Gold

Surprised by its elegance and beauty,

This Memoir book of my life looks stunning in its case and position on the shelf. The outside looks grand and only I know the heart is about GOD and GOD IS LOVE! One insignificant human life changed by God’s Love.

I’m grateful and it has brought me to my knees as I reflect again that Christmas 2022 reminds us of the birth of the ONE who is DIVINE LOVE . In insignificant human form His Life, Death and resurrection changed and continues to change the world.

The BOOK OF REDEMPTION AND LIFE.

WORD OF GOD…….will live forever like He is eternal.

My simple book is about thanksgiving for one, still being perfected – ever being changed life.

My book though it looks beautiful in its leather covering, will remain only a record of one life.

When Christ returns the whole world will see that THE BOOK from Genesis to Revelations is an ever-.living story.

THE EVERLASTING, EVERLIVING SAVIOUR AND HIS STORY are ETERNAL REMINDERS THAT HE IS LORD GOD ALMIGHTY.

Thank You. A-men.

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A journey towards remembrance of Messiah’s Birth

HOPE

Today we remember again the Promised Coming of the Saviour and look forward to Remembering His Birth.

I pray for you today that we all may rejoice in our journey towards Christmas with today’s reminder of HOPE (more than a wish) but A Holy PROMISE inspiring our souls.

In JESUS’ Name a-men.

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A mid-week Prayer for KINDNESS

Today I lift my hands towards the sky and offer up a PRAYER.

Beloved Saviour, the ONE who is Divine LOVE and absolute HOLINESS

I ask in your Holy Name that the Spirit will blow this day across the face of the earth with the WIND of KINDNESS.

I ask any others to pray as well if God leads.

In every situation where disagreements, anger, and compromise or political correctness abound may our responses even when our heart grieves and we see the Holy WORD denigrated or shredded.

BLOW ! BLOW! SPIRIT OF THE LIVING GOD!

BLOW

KINDNESS

A-Men

BLOW SPIRIT BLOW!

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GOOD MORNING!

My blog this morning did not copy or go as is usual. I am trying again with a simple Message of reminder of how much you are valued and LOVED by Him on High. REJOICE!

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THE GOOD SHEPHERD

                                                                                       J have always loved the parable story of Jesus as the Good Shepherd who seeks out the lost one and brings this one safely home.   Matt:18:11-14  
                                                                                       I hoped as a child the 99 who were safe at home,  welcomed joyfully the return of this disobedient and rebellious one.     
                                                                          Angels in heaven rejoice at the salvation of one lost sinner who repents.  Luke  15;10 recorded this as Jesus’s Words at the end of the parable of the woman and her lost coin. 
                                                                           This reassured me and the teaching on my life’s journey confirmed to me                                                                                       that it is the Will of GOD that ALL should be saved – EVERY TRIBE, TONGUE and CULTURE ON THE earth.   
                                                                        There are none special or chosen not even HIS own People – the Jews.      
                                                                     All have free choice to hear the Voice of this Shepherd.     FOLLOW ONLY ME! And, to repent and Come!  
                                                                                                              What is our responsibility this Christmas. 2022?

                                                 With Joy Let us celebrate the birth of our SAVIOUR and tell of His wonder and Grace in our own lives.     

                                              Let’ s also share the reason not just for a SEASON but the whole story of why He Came and why we have HOPE to live day by day in this selfish broken world smiling, LOVING, and praising HIM. 
   


SHINE BELOVED ACROSS THE WORLD FOR HIM. Guard against Deception. With Word and His Holy Spirit’s Wisdom.

Good Morning! Journey onwards!

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UNFINISHED SYMPHONY

Every person who KNOWS they are related to God and He is their Abba Father also knows this life is not all there is.  It is like an unfinished symphony and after this life, the music will be completed with HIM in eternity.   

Now is our only time to be beacons of Christ Light in this world. Let us share images of beauty, love and Light,.

Not our little dog but this picture was sent to me.

Sometimes a moment captured brings joy to others.

Live in Joy Today.

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BECAUSE I AM

LOVE in its fullest essence.

                                .

     Nothing can compare to the beauty and greatness of the soul in which our King dwells in His full majesty.

       Teresa of Avila    1515-1582

From the pen of folks from the distant past spring gems which cause us to think.      Because the purpose of REDEMPTION spans all people and all times.

         The Voice of God in our age still cries

…..BECAUSE I AM.   Unchangeable!       Ever DIVINE LOVE.     

  Have we truly surrendered to HIM to enable His work of sanctification in us to be completed? 

REPENTENCE! on going. 

     HE IS THE GREAT I AM OF HISTORY   ,,,,,He is LORD!    HE IS KING OF ALL KINGS!

                         Thank You! My Precious Saviour.  My Abba Father,

Help us to truly love You nd let Your Holy Light shine through us to a broken and deceived world.

In Your Holy Name ….A-men.

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RESTRAINED but never defeated

Monarch butterfly (danaus plexippus) inside chrysalis cocoon, seconds before emerging

      Thie seemingly trapped cocoon image of an emerging butterfly is a powerful reminder of our HOPE found in the ONE who came to save our souls.  One day……in His Will, we too will escape from our earthly restraints and fly away.

a meditation from a past lesson in life learned
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