surrender

” Surrender to what is, let go of what was, have Faith in what will be” Sonia Ricotti. 

Cast all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you. 1 Peter 5:7

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trust

Trust is letting go of needing to know all the details before you open your heart. ~Author Unknown

        For My thoughts are not your thoughts,

         neither are your ways My ways,

  For as the heavens are higher than the earth,

     so My ways are higher than your ways

and My thoughts than your thoughts. Isaiah 55:8,9

On guard

You cannot keep birds from flying over your headbut you can keep them from building a nest in your hair.  Martin Luther

Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.Proverbs 4:23

thoughts

Thoughts are like an open ocean, they can either move you forward within its waves, or sink you under deep into its abyss. ~Anthony Liccione

Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable–if anything is excellent or praiseworthy–think about such things. Philippians 4:8

idolatry

If you ask for something that you don’t get…you may become sad and disappointed, then you go on. Those are not your functional masters. But when you pray and hope for something and you don’t get it and you respond with explosive anger or deep despair, then you may have found your real god.” Timothy Keller

Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is idolatry.Colossians 3:5

life

Life is real! Life is earnest! 

 And the grave is not its goal; 

Dust thou art, to dust returnest, 

   Was not spoken of the soul.          Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. Romans 6:23

time

God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today.  Have you used one to say “thank you?”  ~William A. Ward

 Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom. Psalm 90:12

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