We are His

 

The earth is the Lord‘s, and the fulness thereof;

the world, and they that dwell therein.

Psalm 24:1

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A friendly dragonfly who stopped to strike a pose in my garden.

 

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Close-up 🙂

Shabbat shalom.

 

 

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I Will Be With You

The sun has set. Another day has rolled off into eternity and the week, with its challenges, is nearing an end.

With a thankful heart and a sound mind, I rest in my Creator’s promise:

Emmanuel

Grace.

The Beauty of Grace

There are not too many things one can do to get me all riled up, but I remember a few years ago someone managed to do just that…

The finer details have long been forgotten but, at the time the issue came to my attention, I had no access to the offender. The longer I thought about what was said, the more I fumed, and the very next friend who asked me how I was doing got an earful… all the way down to the urge I had then to give the offender a solid punch.

She listened, for however long it took for me to get it all out, before dropping this gem…

[Warning: Reality check ahead]

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“They have a problem with (x), but you have a problem with anger and we need to talk about that.”

True.

Personal spiritual issues trump peripheral issues any day of the week.

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The Daily Emmanuel: A Lifestyle Of Abiding Faith

I have shared one of my favourite quotes below – one that I strive to keep in memory.

It focuses not on the ‘nativity scene’ Emmanuel, but the ‘year-round’ Emmanuel who upholds, strengthens and intercedes for those who abide in Him: Continue reading