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Selfishness can be an uncomfortable topic. We want to think we are better than the pettiness of selfish actions and attitudes. It’s so easy to point the finger at others when we start chatting about selfishness, right? Yesterday I realized things I was upset about really came down to…being too caught…
If we choose to breathe grace for the simple things each day,what will happen?
We can learn to take life one step at a time, trusting God in the midst of the moment, no matter what that moment looks like. Or feels like.
I did manage to multi-task…once. I believe that was back in 1997. Just kidding, but I do find it a challenge to keep up with many things and do it all to the level that I’d like. Maybe this is a struggle for you as well. If so, let’s encourage each other! The temptation is to look ahead and want to panic. Or maybe just hyperventilate a bit. That’s the temptation but not the truth.
Have you ever tried to make yourself shine? Feeling like you’ve lost your glow, have you ever worked harder, trying to scrub up a good shine? The work of God deep in a life–shining is the overflow of God at work. It is the mark of his presence that brings forth glory.
Joy comes and goes, often at the whim of our emotions. Have you noticed that? In reality, joy is a fruit of the Spirit, which is oh-so-much-more than a feeling. As a fruit of God’s Spirit–it is a showing forth of His character, His joy, in us. Kind of makes your head spin, doesn’t it?