You are going to be okay. Your life — and the world — may be topsy turvy right now, or even scary and dark. Lots of unknown, anxiety, and fear. Everything really is going to be okay, even if things… Read More »Everything Is Going to Be Okay ~ Echoes of Comfort
child of God
This morning I was walking backwards up a hill near my house. It was 5:45 am and still dark…except for the big bright full moon. What a clever moon! Last week it was just a crescent, rising and shining above the stained glass windows during Sounds of Silence (Do You See What I See? Echoes of Pleasure).
My newest, most favorite way to pray is to hold a situation or person lightly in my hands. I gently cup it and sit beside Jesus. Shoulder to shoulder. I lean against Him, feeling His solid warmth and powerful presence. I don’t ask for a specific outcome or pray for anything in particular.
The belonging I’m talking about surpasses anything this world has to offer. It’s a sense of belonging to God, of knowing how much you matter — and believing that He has never, ever stopped searching for you. Jesus knows your name; you are not a “Missing Person” to Him. No matter how you feel or what you’re battling, you are not alone.
Scary, but true: Satan is constantly lying to you about yourself, others, and God. If you want peace and joy, you need to know how to fight the lies Satan wants you to believe. Knowing how Satan attacks is crucial to fighting his lies — and so is remaining true to Jesus Christ, God the Father, and the Holy Spirit.
When I call you a “child of God”, I tell you the truth: He is your Holy Father and He created you on purpose. You are here for a reason. Your life has a purpose and meaning. You matter more than… Read More »Your Purpose as a Child of God – Echoes of Dawn