Saturday, December 4, 2010
People have been wounded deeply even in organizations that are meant to be a safe and restorative place. People in authority can wound others that look up to them by their words, attitudes, and demands. Because spiritual life is so significant in every seeker, the wounds can especially be damaging. Leaders must understand the damages caused by responding to other's, when done outside of God's love and compassion.
Friday, December 3, 2010
Servant Leaders are Spirit motivated to help others find their God given destiny, rather than recruiting others into agenda filled systems or corporate visions. The very place where freedom should reign can often become a place where destiny's are imprisoned by religion and the systems of man. When people can freely hear God's voice and His intended purpose for their own lives, the community will flourish.
Thursday, December 2, 2010
It is challenging and yet liberating to cease from trying to be perfect. Truth is, there is no one who is perfect but God, so there is no reason to keep trying. Take a deep breath, give up on perfection, and let God perfectly lead you into being your marvelous self. It is time to begin the work with God in being yourself. By being yourself, you are now available to be all that God created you to be.
Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Do not fear the darkness that looms before the light of a new day approaches. The recipe for peace in the midst of the storm is to seek, pray, and rest in your God. He will provide overflowing peace as you yield your ways and strife to the fullness of His presence. You can live in the fullness and strength of His joy even while storm clouds swirl around you. Obedience, persistence, and prayer birth a soulful harvest.
Tuesday, November 30, 2010
It is easy to love the humble and brokenhearted, and sometimes difficult to love the proud, or those who operate in control and manipulation. Move in His love and trust in the power of His presence in your own life. As you operate in His love and wisdom, miraculous changes can take place in others through love, prayer, and the receiving of the grace that only God can give. Love the unlovely, and watch what God does.
Monday, November 29, 2010
Whatever has happened along life's journey has brought you to today. Do not remain stuck in yesterday's experiences, or where you find yourself now. Today is a new day to seek, to find, and to know, that God is with you in building a brighter tomorrow. We cannot go back to our beginning to make a brand new start, but we can start now to make the changes necessary to adjust our course for a victorious future.
Sunday, November 28, 2010
Loving people requires the desire to see the living Christ among them. This is true in our love for the poor, the oppressed, and the forgotten ones, as well as leaders, the proud, and the popular. This love doesn't mean agreeing with or liking everyone's ideas or behavior. On occasion, it even means confronting the attitudes and actions of others. The attitudes of our own hearts, and choosing love matters much.