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From Pain to Peace through Prayer

I was reading 1 Samuel 9-18 and was inspired to write this:

Pray when something is causing you pain, stress or fear. Be actively praying. Don’t sit back and hope that it just goes away. Go before God, open your heart you to Him, pour it all out.

Talk with someone. Find a friend, pastor or someone you trust to share your heart with. Sometimes we just need to get it out, to voice our feelings.

Trust God. You can rely on Him. Trust that He will help you overcome, that He will be with you through this time, comforting and guiding you.

When we trust God, we have a peace that can only come from Him.

Remember that God is always ready to talk with you, from your joys to your pains.

Be ready to open your heart to Him.

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Be a Light

 

Let Your Light ShineWe can all agree that the world is a dark place right now. You just need to read the headlines, actually, you can just talk to someone and some bad news is bound to come up.

Every day the world is getting darker.

We, as Christians, are lights. We shine for Jesus. We shine because of what He did for us, we reflect God’s love and light.
As the world gets darker, the more our light shines, the more we will stand out in the world.

We will be noticed!

The more we shine; the more people will see that we are different. We will be less and less liked and accepted by the world.
This is scary and will not be easy.

But God calls us to step out, to shine brightly. He calls us to be lights that show people who God is.
Our light must attract the attention of those living in darkness. Our light must show the hope that God’s grace gives.

God promises to be with us, to give us courage to shine in this dark world!

“For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.” 2 Timothy 1:7

“Be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9

Masterpiece

 

andrian-valeanu-82531-unsplash.jpgGod can take the mess and brokenness and turn it into His masterpiece.

Don’t try and fix your life, straighten your schedule or solve life’s problems. Just come to God as you are. He will take you with all your faults and create something amazing.

Don’t wait until life is perfect, You will be waiting forever.

Go to God as you are, He is waiting to start working on you. He is the master, Let Him turn you into the masterpiece you were meant to be.

Slipper Day

11 May 2018 is slipper day!

Buy a R10 wristband from Pick n Pay, Wimpy or any Reach For A Dream branch, and wear your slippers out the house! This is such a cool idea! All money raised will go towards Reach For A Dream, They support children who are diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses.

Visit reach https://reachforadream.org.za/campaigns/slippers-day

Grab your slippers and prepare for a very comfy day!

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Pride Gets In The Way

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I never realise just how proud I was or how pride can get in the way of growth.

Recently, I have been going through a tough time and have had so many unanswered questions. But I was too proud to go talk to someone.

I finally, when reaching breaking point, went to speak to one of the pastors from my church. I can’t begin to tell you how free I feel, so many of my questions have finally been answered. Why didn’t I just ask them when I first had them? Why do we wait so long before we seek help?

It would have saved me so much time that was wasted on doubts and restless nights.

It takes a strong person to humble themselves and ask for help. Put down your pride and pick up a humble spirit.

Being humble is an ongoing fight for me, every day I ask God to break my pride and create humility in me. God is faithful, He never lets my pride pull me away from Him.