1 Thessalonians 5:19 gw


The fire of the Spirit, that enthusiasm and passion
for the things of God, that burns within needs to be carefully tended.
 It can burn out or burn wildly if neglected or taken for granted.
There are times it needs to be stirred up 
 using our gifts and talents and the graces we have been given.
And sometimes it needs to be restrained and closely contained.

The Spirit will not leave us but let us be vigilant
in keeping His fire bright within us.

What is your fire like today?  Does it need tending?

Blessings this day of gracepatricia,

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Psalm 104:4a nas


The winds are God’s messengers as are angels.
Perhaps angels wings cause the wind 
as they fly about delivering God’s messages.
If that is true it would be wise for us to listen to the wind.
God may have something He wants us to hear.

Does the wind sometimes make you stop and listen?
Has the wind ever stirred something within you?

Blessings this day of grace,patricia

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Psalm 8:6 msg


God designed the earth, created everything,
put it all in place, and created man.
Then He gave man authority over what He had made.
God charged man with taking care of His creation.
I am not sure that we remember the charge given to us.
We seem to think we own the world we live in 
when really we are managers and caretakers.

How do you think we would fare
if we were given an evaluation of the job we are doing?

Blessings this day of grace,patricia

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John 4:14 nlt

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Without water living things thirst, wither, and die. 
Yet, even with water the time comes when life ends.
There is another source of water; Jesus.
Drink the water He offers and you will have life
not for a few years but forever.

Blessings this day of grace,patricia

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Psalm 19:1 nas


When I was a child I loved looking at the sky.
It was so big and beautiful and always there above me.
It never moved and yet it was always different.
Looking at the sky made me think and wonder about God.
I still love looking at the sky.
Now it makes me think about God with wonder.

When you look at the sky what do you see?

Blessings this day of grace,patricia

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