Hello World….Rejoice Be Glad

WOW!   God is so good  — all the time He is good.  

Beloved, God loves to surprise us with His grace, mercy and bounty–so abundant is His grace and mercy and bounty that we sometimes fail to see the answer right before our very eyes.   He is God and He can do anything…… …… Can you imagine the love light in His eyes as He watches us receive   the answer  to our prayers and as He hears the joy and gladness  in our voices as we praise and   worship Him for the answers coming forth?

We are quick to ask, but not patient in waiting for the answers.          Years ago, I prayed for my husband to become the Mighty Man of God that I know He can be.      I am still praying for that prayer to be answered. 

Yesterday, I wondered if I was praying the wrong prayer… Should I be asking for Him to become the Mighty Man of God that God knows He is and just begin to thank God that  my husband is what    God says he is and stop fretting when I see him mad and angry, cussing and throwing things. 

Today I asked God:  “Why is he still like he was 30 years ago. And this is the answer I got.

       He is not the same man he was 30 years ago, he is a better man, but he still has a lot of rough edges to  be ground off.  Also, I use his rough edges to polish you, my Child.  When you stop fretting and fall into constant rejoicing  in all things, you will see the glory of the Lord go before you.   Stop praying and start rejoicing in WHO he is right now and watch Me change him into what he is becoming.  You expect a miracle by believing it is done and you won’t be disappointed. 

God, I believe You can do all I ask of you.  I rejoice in this right now!

Hello World….. Safe and Sure

Are you safe?     Are you sure??    What makes you think that you are safe?   Give me an example of how you can prove you are safe?

I am safe because God is my refuge and I am sure because He told me, “I will never leave you nor forsake you” and He never has.  I don’t just think, I believe what He says in His Word so therefore my example to prove that I am safe is standing before you.  ME.  I am your example.  Jesus in me and I am in Him. God in Jesus, Jesus in God.

He said to me:

        My Child,  In this world you shall have tribulation, but be of good cheer, “I HAVE OVERCOME” and you are in Me so you also have overcome.  I know that when storms come into your life, literal storms or physical storms; those things that sweep into your life unexpectedly; those things that are ment to knock you down and out, You can be confident that YOU  shall stand.  I AM in you and you are in me. We are One and since I have overcome, you are an overcomer!!

He knows how I feel, He knows the ways of the world are destructive to humans, but He has made a WAY to escape.   If you wonder why He allows destructive forces to come into our lives to bring upheaval, then stop and read the rest of this.

He allows storms so that we can know  and  experience His presence around us and in us. When waves of doubt wash over us, when bills and sickness try to over take us, when the going gets rougher than ever and we are frightened out of our wits:  We have His sure Word that tells us to ‘Stand fast and stay in His protection’. Blessed are the poor in spirit; for theirs is the kingdom of heaven, blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.  Blessed are the meek; for they shall inherit the earth. Blessed are they which hunger and thirst after righteousness for they shall be filled.  Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.  Blessed are the pure in heart; for they shall see God. 

And it happened when  Elizabeth  heard the greeting of Mary,  the baby leaped in her womb  and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Ghost. …and she spake out with a loud voice and said, Blessed are thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb.

And his father Zacharias was filled with the HOLY Ghost and prophesied, saying:  Blessed be the Lord God of Israel: for He has visited and redeemed His people, and has raised up an horn of salvation for us in the house of His servant David………

Being filled with the HOLY Spirit means you will see God because you are protected and blessed of the LORD.      Be OVERSHADOWED…..look it up and you will see God.

It is your choice to choose Whom you will serve…whom you serve will determine your life…………..

Hello World…..Selah’s Love

As I sit here contemplating the rest of this day, I feel Selah’s warm body settling down in my lap.  It does not matter where I sit down, or why, she is right there wanting me to hold her and rub her little back and head with my hand.  She climbs up on me, lays her 4 lb little self down on my chest and places her head on my shoulder as if she were a child and puts the ‘I am relaxed = why don’t you do the same?’  move on me.

She is so sure of my love and ability to hold on to her that she does not tense up when I stand up. She just relaxes in my arms and is confident that I will carry her close and not lose her in the up’s and downs of life. Her big black eyes look at me with such love and care; she bows her head when I pray and she sits quietly as I read my bible aloud.  

The other day, I was dancing around the living room, praising the Lord and she was sitting on the back of the sofa and as I twirled around the corner, she made a leap into my chest.  My arms were extended in front of me, but my eyes were closed so I did not see her making the leap.  As she hit my chest, my arms closed around her and she was where she wanted to be………in my arms dancing before the Lord. 

As I reflected later on what had taken place, I thought about how the Lord must love it when we put our trust in Him to the point we take a leap of faith into the unseen arms that are extended to  us daily……  How He must smile when we snuggle into His lap to rest in Him……How He must take joy in His children as we relax in His arms confident that He will carry us through and keep us close to His Father-heart day in and day out. 

I read once that God’s love is not a fortress designed to keep people out but a hedge of protection around those who trust in Him.   His love invites you to take risks, to reach across the divide and embrace even those things you fear or don’t understand.   We need to give grace and mercy, trust and love to those around us…..This is the first commandment with promise.

You shall love God with all your heart, with all your soul and with all your mind and you shall love  your neighbor as yourself. 

Father, may my love and actions speak always of YOUR love . . . . . . . .

Hello World….New Beginning

Recently I have been thinking about something most people don’t think about at all or very rarely.

Death.        I was talking to someone who said they were afraid to die and terrified that they were going too.  They wondered if I could tell them what I thought about  death and I told them I would get back to them.   I really needed to pray about it and not jump in and just give my opinion.

I have been saved a long time and I never think about death as something that is to be afraid of.  When people die, if they are saved, I don’t get all bent out of shape because I really believe they are not dead. Death, to me, is a transition from one life to another.  Like walking through a vail from here to there. . . . . .   I know someone is going to say, “You are crazy and don’t know what you are talking about. Everyone dies and death is dead.”     

Well, it may be to you, but I have actually been there and I wasn’t dead on the other side. I could still see, feel, hear and I was more alive there than here because I did not feel any pain, just peace that I can not explain……love that was so intense that  all I could do was experience it…..I can’t explain it.

I believe in God and I believe that God lives in me. That I am His home here on the earth because the Holy Spirit lives in me.  I believe that death is not the end, but a new beginning for those who truly love and believe in the one true God. We are His creation and it is His breath that keeps us alive in this present world.  In the next one, we don’t have to breath because we are Spirit-beings. . . . . . . . just like Him.      When we leave this earth  and walk through the veil that we must pass through, we will return to our spirit-life if we are born again. 

I heard someone say one time, ‘we are just spirit-beings having a human experience before we go home.’  Sounded good, but what if,  we are human beings designed to have a spiritual experience on earth and we are supposed to make a decision here and learn to live abundantly in obedience to a Spirit Father while on this earth so we can live loving one another in the proper manner there when we walk through the veil???  What if the resurrection of the Son is our guarantee of new life and we miss it because we fail to look for the Father here?  

I know someone is going to say, ‘ that means a lot of people are going to hell if there is only one way.’  BUT what if it is possible for everyone to know the truth that will set them free just by asking??  “Well, who do you ask?”, you ask.  I am glad you asked.    Why not just ask God?  Everyone in the world believes something made this world, or someone made this world. If they don’t then they are already too far gone to get on the right road.  Some One had to begin this old world…. So why not just ask out loud,  “Whoever you are, God or  Nature, reveal TRUTH to me.  Who are you?”   

I believe you will get an answer from the One True God and it is up to you to believe what He tells you. Be still and know He is God and He will answer you.

Death in Him is a new beginning as far as I am concerned.

Hello World…Waiting

How do you feel about waiting?     I just had a bright idea and wondered if other people felt the same way I feel about waiting?  I put on a happy face when I am waiting but sometimes my heart does not feel the same way.   Sometimes the difficulty of waiting makes me mad and sometimes it even makes me sick.  Waiting for something you are praying for to take place can be difficult.  Does God understand how we feel waiting on Him to answer our prayers,  give us that great job we want,  save our husband from himself as well as from hell?   Today, I heard Him speak to me and this is what I heard:

         Child, I know how difficult waiting can be. I waited 26 years for you to admit your need of a Savior. I wait each day for you to come meet with Me.  I know how you feel when you wake up in the morning and turn over to another day, because I hear you whisper, “Oh, God, another rainy day.”  I listened as Noah and his family woke up for 40 days and nights to rain pelting their home away from home.  I hear you sigh loudly when that husband gets mad and curses the people who cut him off in traffic.  I hear my daughters all across the earth crying because that husband, or boy friend cheated on them again.   I see the pain of your everyday life because I live in you not out there in the cosmos among the stars…..  I know your pain, I feel your hot tears, I hear you pray and I watch you wait.    Why don’t you just trust me to make it happen in My time and you rest in my peace that passes all understanding.  I will give you grace for each day and you trust Me to see you through and answer all your prayers.  OK?

My answer and hopefully yours too is:    Yes Lord, OK!

Hello World… People need people

Do people need you?

Do they need you to be there for them in the good times and the bad times?  Are  you able to walk with them on their journey down the paths of rejoicing and sadness?   Can you identify with the good and the bad in people’s’ lives or do you only identify with the good?    Can you walk in darkness with someone and not stumble?   Can you pray without ceasing?   Can you mourn with those who have lost loved ones?   Can you help the needy when their money runs out?   Can you be a friend to the unfriendly ones who hurt your feelings over and over and over?  Can you comfort someone who needs a comforting Word?  Can you do this and keep your head held high?  Can you be in the presence of evil and not fall?

You can if you know the Savior and are obedient to His every Word!   His Word and love never ends and never grows weary.  He will give you the strength, energy, resources, gladness, wisdom, light, friendship, and ability to overcome all things.

People need people who know the Lord.

Hello World….Laughter is Medicine

How do you live with excruciating pain?   How do you live with depression, obsession, possession?   How do you live with someone who will not  leave you alone, who keeps calling and asking for you to do what they want instead of letting you live the life God has called you too?  How do you keep going when your daily bread is stale and your pain is beyond help by human hands?

My Father said;    Trust in Me.  Do as I say each moment and all indeed shall be well.  Follow out My commands, Let Me be in divine control, and give Me unquestioning obedience—- these are the only conditions of supply being ample for your needs and those of others. Whatever I set before you, I will supply strength to go through.  The commands are Mine and the supply is Mine  and I give you strength to endure, the power to over come but your part is to be My disciple and adapt to the call on your life.

My Child, have no fear!  Because you are My Child, you are already the winner so endure and go forth with love, joy and laughter. Radiant joy will bring the changes you desire as you obey and pray.

Lord, give me strength to endure, the power to overcome and the ability to laugh in spite of what is going on around me and in me……

Hello World… Virtuous Woman

My Mama is 83 years young and still going like a 43-year-old.  She has the most beautiful head of white hair that you have ever seen.   She is a virtuous woman and the heart of her husband did safely trust in her, so that he had no need of spoil.  She did him good and not evil all the days of his life.  Daddy passed away some 15 years ago and Mom has stayed faithful to his memory all these years.   When she was in her mid-30, he had a heart attack and she had to go to work to make a living.  She had never worked a day away from home in her life until this happened and had no work skills other than taking care of 4 children and a husband all the days of her life.  She cooked, cleaned and dressed us kids and took care of all the chores around the house.  She had no TV, no car and very little money.  She would rise up early to cook a big breakfast to feed us kids before school and send Dad off to work with his lunch packed sitting right next to ours on the counter.

She never complained, she never smoked or took a drink, and I never heard her speak an unkind word to anybody when I was young and at home.  She made us walk the caulk line and home work was the first thing on her agenda daily.  Report cards had to come home with all A’s and B’s or you didn’t go anywhere till the next report card came home with all A’s and B’s on it. Her home was immaculate. Her clothes washed and ironed. Her bed’s made daily and the hardwood floors were mopped and waxed every Wednesday rain or  shine.

She made our clothes….that is she made my clothes and my 2 sisters clothes.  We didn’t wear store-bought clothes like other kids.  When she had to go to work, my Aunt Eddy got her a job where she worked in a plant.  She worked swing shift thirty years and retired when she was 65 years old worn out and tired.  My father passed away and she never got over it.  A couple of years later, my brother passed away and she never got over that one either.   She has seen all of her brother-n-laws and sister-n-laws die.  She has been through the death of children and grandchildren.  Her mother and dad died.  But Mom is a strong and courageous woman of God and she sees all things as in the ‘hands of the Lord’.  Strength and honor are her clothing and she rejoices in the times to come. She opens her mouth with wisdom and in her tongue is the law of kindness.   We, her children, arise and call her blessed.   She is a woman who fears the LORD, she shall be praised.

This is my MAMA and I love her.

Hello World….Dazzling Glory

Arise, shine, for thy Light is come, and  the Glory of the Lord is risen upon thee…. Isa.   60:1

The glory of the Lord is the Beauty of His Character. It is risen upon you when you realize it,  even though on earth you can do so only in part.  The Beauty of the Purity and Love of God is too dazzling for mortals to see in full.

The glory of the Lord is also risen upon you when you reflect that Glory in your lives, when in LOVE, Patience, Service, Purity, whatever it may be, you reveal to the world a something of the Father, an assurance that you have been with ME, your Lord and Saviour.

The dazzling glory of the Lord in our lives is unconditional love that we show and have for those that God places in our lives.  Loving God means loving people  and loving yourself and loving your enemies.  Glory will abound when we give our lives fully to the word and work of the Lord as He speaks to us. 

He is coming Soon…..Look up….Maranatha!

Hello World…Coming Soon….Jesus Christ!

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