What comes to mind when you think of holding something tightly?
A child’s hand in traffic? A $100 bill on a windy day? A wedding ring near a sink drain?
We hold tightly to what we deem precious, don’t we?
And, we’re not iffy about it. We don’t occasionally loosen our grip on the precious of life, do we?
To the hope we affirm
Oh, the most precious of all — Hope.
The same hope we affirm all the livelong day.
In our service, in our ministries, in our writing, in our putting-one-foot-in-front-of-the-other-dailyness.
The hope that defines our why.
For God can be trusted to keep His promise
Friend, does this bring a tear to your eye like it does to mine?
He can be trusted for every beautiful promise we’ll inherit. Tweet This
This is the faith that rises up in us and grasps ever-so-tightly to the precious.
Because we trust His word. His plan. His heart.
Let us think of ways to motivate one another
I adore this sweet phrase.
I like to think that’s what we’re doing here. Online. In our churches. Our communities. Our homes. Our spheres of influence.
What a joy and a pleasure and a beautiful exchange of gifts.
To acts of love and good works.
Is there a better way to spend the whole of our lives?
Such a worthy mandate.
This feels like Kingdom work to me. Like mercy. Like generosity. Like compassion. Like Christ.
Thank you, friend for all you do to motivate me with your hope and goodness and love.
In case you’re in a place where you need to hear it right now, let me be the girl who tells you that:
You make a difference. What you’re doing matters. You’ve got this. Stay the course.
For Hope is alive and He’s trustworthy.
→ P.S.) We’re taking a little trip this week, so I won’t be able to participate in the linkup as much as usual, but I look forward to being back here next week and catching up with you all then. Have a wonderful weekend! ♥
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