Monthly Archives: April 2016

What A Wonderful World

World Globe - onlineLouis Armstrong did a song titled “What A Wonderful World”.  You may look around and say “seriously”, do you not see the smog, the clutter, the news covered with crime, terrorism, reports of disasters, heart breaking stories, and gloomy predictions?
It’s a wonderful or bleak and dreary world, depending on how we choose to look at it.  This is a day the Lord has created. You and I are a child He also created and purposed to be in this day. He has plans for us to walk out; our surrendered heart and yielded spirit is what he has waited for. As we take his hand, trust in him and let him lead, it can be an exciting journey with our senses opened as never before, our eyes seeing fresh and new things, seeing old things in new ways. We will understand what previously escaped us. When we yield to his presence as we begin each day, then it shall be a day as no other, there is no hum-drum life in his presence, it is vibrant, exciting, full of life, hope, and possibilities.
It is not looking at life through rose colored glasses but looking at life through the eyes of the Lord; shifting our focus onto things that could be, looking beyond the exterior to what lies beneath, to the possibilities. What has God put inside someone else that is just waiting to be recognized, to have our encouraging words spoken causing it to bloom and take flight. What treasure is hidden under the dirt the world has thrown on top of it? A treasure just waiting for someone with eyes to see, who will release a fresh breath of life giving words across a wounded spirit allowing the hidden gems to sparkle and shine in the light of God’s love.  
This is a wonderful world; let’s choose to see through new eyes the possibilities in it. Let’s brush off the tarnish caused by sins exposure, with words of hope and life.
I see trees of green, red roses, too,
I see them bloom, for me and you
And I think to myself
What a wonderful world.
I see skies of blue, and clouds of white,
The bright blessed day, the dark sacred night
And I think to myself
What a wonderful world.
 
The colors of the rainbow, so pretty in the sky,
Are also on the faces of people going by.
I see friends shaking hands, sayin’, “How do you do?”
They’re really sayin’, “I love you.”
I hear babies cryin’. I watch them grow.
They’ll learn much more than I’ll ever know
And I think to myself
What a wonderful world
 Songwriters: George David Weiss, George Douglas, Bob Thiele
Come, enter in, enjoy each wonderful new day.

Beloved Child

light in windowMy child. I call you my child because you are, you are one I tenderly watch over , caring about your every need, nurturing you, teaching and guiding you. I know you intimately,  better than you know yourself. I watch over you knowing every tear you shed, being right there with you in all the joys and sorrows in life. I listen to each prayer, the spoken and of the heart. I know your  failures and love you just the same. I know your deepest desires and search of me. My precious child know I am here with you, I am for you, desiring the best for my beloved  child. The best is not always as you plan, I hope you will trust me in all situations, even when it takes a leap of faith to do so. I love you, I always have and always will, you are special to my heart, one I take delight in. Rest in, me, cast all your cares upon me for I care about you. I am your good Father, you are my precious and beloved child.

Real Deal

The worlYellow flower - onlined would have you think there are alternate methods for Me, like a tanning bed and grow light replace the real sun. There is only one true God, only one way to Me, there are no substitutions for me or alternate ways to me. Nothing can touch and impact your life like my living presence. Do not be deceived by false promises and cheap imitations. There is a cost for the real deal, but the return on a genuine relationship with Me is priceless.

Words of Life

My childDew drops online, listen to my words – the sound of my voice, give ear to me. My words are life giving and to be lived by. Guard your heart, keep it free from the world’s pollution; many things you encounter may seem harmless when in fact they are like a fine dust coating, which given time builds up dulling the shine and senses, causing the luster of my light in you to dim, the sparkle to fade. Come stand in my presence, let my breath blow over you removing the film of the world from you, that my glory in you will glisten as dew drops in the bright morning sun. Let Wisdom guide you, truth be your standard, holiness your goal.

Come and See

I Candy display-onlineam the Way, the Truth, and the Life, but you already know this, that is why your heart seeks after me as it does. Your heart longs to be where I am, with me – in my presence. Let your heart run to me, don’t try to restrain it; come along with it, sit with me, let me tell you who I really am, not just the stories you’ve heard, there is so much more. I am not black-and-white and two-dimensional, I am alive in living color and multifaceted. Come closer, look and see, listen with your heart and know me, really know me. I am just waiting for you to see all there is of me. You won’t be disappointed – you’ll be like a child in a candy shop, amazed at all there is to see and experience.  You’ve tasted and seen that I am good, but just wait, there is so much more. Come.

Be Still II

You are my chigod-rays-onlineld, do not be anxious, I am right here, rest in me. Come away with me, let the current cares be set aside for a little while so you can listen to me. Let your spirit be still, trust in me and lean not on your own understanding. Remember, I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life; the answers you seek are only found in me. Seek me to find them , be patient for the coming answer. Abide in me, abide in my peace. Striving is counterproductive, it stirs you up causing restlessness. Be still, be quiet and focus on me. Breakthrough will come, it will burst forth as the rising sun at the dawning of a new day. I am the Light dispelling the dark , illuminating the truth, showing the way.