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“I know that sometimes it can be very hard to come to me, to humble yourself before me and to lay your cares at my feet. It can be particularly hard when you are struggling with others. But I will honor you as you do so, and I will lift you up in due course.
As you persevere through the relational trials you face, I will be near you and I will help you to have the measure of grace you need for each moment. Look to me to provide and I will.
Your smile and the attitude of your heart communicate messages even when you don’t have words to say. People around you need the message of grace, peace, and hope because they may not know me as you do. Since my peace rests upon you, you can share that peace with them even without saying a word, but simply by being my child and allowing my Spirit to operate through you.
Embrace opportunities for my light to shine through you. It is by kindness and love that you will experience the joy of giving hope and encouragement to others. I will be glorified in your life and others will know me because they see me in you.
Go in my love, walk in my blessing, and see my glory come by your faithfulness.”
- “Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up in honor.” James 4:10
- “Christ is not weak when he deals with you; he is powerful among you. Although he was crucified in weakness, he now lives by the power of God. We, too, are weak, just as Christ was, but when we deal with you we will be alive with him and will have God’s Power.” 2 Corinthians 13: 3b,4
- “If you are filled with light, with no dark corners, then your whole life will be radiant, as though a floodlight were filling you with light.” Luke 11:36