Tag Archives: God

So Much Detail

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The rain the other day prompted me to get out my camera (something I don’t do nearly enough, these days) and get some shots of the action.

After looking at them, I was amazed by the level of detail in each raindrop that splashed off the table. I mean, really, there were probably millions of raindrops in just that little tiny corner of the Earth and there is a countless level of detail in each one. That is a lot of detail!

Made me think of how much detail God puts into each one of us. We’re all unique. We all have special gifts, special talents and a special purpose for Him during this life. It’s a pretty cool thing, isn’t it? Thankful He put so much detail into me, and into you.

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Have a great day!

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Great Things – Expect and Attempt

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“Expect great things from God. Attempt great things for God.”

I heard those words spoken at church this morning. Really like this quote!

Being bold in how we pray, how we approach God and how we believe in what He promises…all very important.

Just as important…how we live our lives.

This challenged me today, but also encouraged me. It was a reminder to give my all for Him – at the same time, to be confident in what He can (and will) do in our lives.

Have a great day!

The Right Tool for the Job

After trying to saw through a piece of 4×4 wood with a dull pruning saw the other day, I realized this truly was the wrong tool for the job!

At the same time, it made me realize how often I do that in life, in general. For example, when something stressful comes around, I try to handle it or figure it out on my own. Problem is, that’s also using the wrong tool for the job! God has such great wisdom for us, such great strength, such great peace. It comes in His word, it comes in talking with Him, it comes in turning to Him during these times.

Gotta remind myself to do that more often. 🙂

You Make a Way

“Where there is no way, You make a way.”

This particular lyric of this song came to mind today and it reminded me that when life may seem confusing, or when it seems like we’re fighting an uphill battle or when we think, “No way”…God has bigger plans for us.

He has, can and will make a way. Even when it seems like there is no way.

Not sure if you’re going through something difficult right now, but just sharing some encouragement that God won’t leave your side while you’re going through it. Even if it takes repeating these lyrics, just know that you haven’t been forgotten. The best is yet to come.

Where there is no way, You make a way.

A Real Reason for Hope

1 Peter 1:3-7

Praise God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is so good, and by raising Jesus from death, he has given us new life and a hope that lives on. God has something stored up for you in heaven, where it will never decay or be ruined or disappear.

You have faith in God, whose power will protect you until the last day. Then he will save you, just as he has always planned to do. On that day you will be glad, even if you have to go through many hard trials for a while. Your faith will be like gold that has been tested in a fire. And these trials will prove that your faith is worth much more than gold that can be destroyed. They will show that you will be given praise and honor and glory when Jesus Christ returns.