Good reminder, encouraging thoughts – esp for those of us celebrating Thanksgiving this weekend!

"Working for Christ"

“I delight greatly in the Lord; my soul rejoices in my God. For he has clothed me with garments of salvation and arrayed me in a robe of his righteousness, as a bridegroom adorns his head like a priest, and as a bride adorns herself with her jewels.” (Isaiah 61:10, NIV)

Too Blessed to be Stressed

If you’re like most people you can’t help but notice the many different kinds of bumper stickers on the cars around you when you’re stuck in traffic. Many of them are rude, others clever, and still others are downright distasteful. This morning I saw one, however, that challenged my heart about the way I often engage life. The bumper sticker simply said, “Too blessed to be stressed.”

I must confess that I felt convicted as I thought about those words. Generally I find myself regretting the moments in life that don’t go my way, rather than focusing on the wonderful gifts my heavenly Father has given…

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About verawrites

Progress not perfection - that's my goal. Live and learn - that's my motto. I like to share bits of wisdom and glimmers of insight gleaned on my life journey of 50+ years. My hope is to encourage, perhaps inspire, fellow journeyers. Each of us has something to share. Let's be generous, gracious and compassionate with one another. I am blessed to be a blessing... so are you!
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  1. bethbyrnes says:

    I think this would make a perfect motto for anyone. Thank you Vera!

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