The “stuff” of life consumes us, confuses us, and clouds our perspective daily. We try to write the pages of our lives our way, but we end up with volumes of unnecessary rewrites. When we add the most important story ingredient daily, not legalistically, but with a dry, thirsty spirit, God enters, and changes us–and our story. We all need a divine appointment.
Everyone has an opinion today on what will help their country heal–especially when division, disaster, or election time rolls around. There are many things you can do to help. However, the most important thing you can do to bring healing, not just on the National Day of Prayer, but every day, is to pray for your country:
A spiritual legacy of faith is one of the most important gifts we will ever give or receive, and prayer is usually part of that legacy. Today, my guest post is from Kathy Howard as she shares about a legacy of faith from her new book, Heirloom: Living and Leaving a Legacy of Faith.
When we’re stumbling in the dark, this truth will whisper peace to us and bring light once again.
My husband and I have been going through memorabilia from the past, including letters that we wrote to each other while dating. Would you believe that one year he was away at college, we wrote to each other every day? Re-reading those letters together has brought many a smile–and tear–to our hearts. Texts, e-mail messages, and social media posts have replaced much of the art of letter writing. And that’s sad to me. Because those represent time and sacrifice from the giver unlike any other gift. Loving words from the heart bleed gold, no matter how or when expressed. What …