What matters is the <<willingness>>, which is the motive of true generosity.And this willingness -- begins in the heart.
It matters not how small a gift of giving you offer; rather, that what is offered is given from the heart. All the wealth in the world that is given out of appearance sake, cannot out-give a poor person's heart of genuine love. Though the widow's offering was meager, she gave out of her poverty. Jesus commended her act of generosity -- which was from the heart. Jesus honors our willingness to genuinely love. "Jesus looked up and saw the rich putting their gifts into the offering box,2 and he saw a poor widow put in two small copper coins.3 And he said, “Truly, I tell you, this poor widow has put in more than all of them.4 For they all contributed out of their abundance, but she out of her poverty put in all she had to live on.” (Luke 21:1-4 ESV)
However, giving isn't only financially, but is shown in a myriad of ways. Do you realize th…
ACCEPT YOURSELF as you are...continually working on growing and bettering yourself.
As I was journaling this morning, it became apparent that I had a difficult time accepting who God created me to be. I still am a work in progress on this, too.
Since my life-changing decision in 2007 to seek out how to share what's in my heart with others, I embarked on a journey of discovering, AND ACCEPTING, my gifts God created me with. They are there for a purpose!
This journey of self-discovery and acceptance, and embracing it, has been tremendous. It almost takes my breath away to look back and see the journey traveled. I definitely have so much more growing to do, so much more to learn, but the journey is worth it. The journey is what it's all about! I encourage every woman to embrace who you are. You were created the way you are for a reason. Embark on that wonderful journey of self-discovery, & of how to use your gifts to serve others!
My Hope in Christ eliminates all worry in my
life. This world is not my home. I have a GLORIOUS existence waiting
for me! When my loved ones in Christ pass away, I KNOW I will see them
again. Better yet, I will BE WITH THEM for all eternity!
Death is not a period, but a comma in life. We all will live an
eternity somewhere--- but the decision is NOW as to where that place
I'm so comforted to know my mansion is being prepared for
me right now by the King of Kings, & I WILL BE WITH MY LOVED ONES