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Gifts that lift

All rays of light in thought ought to make us humbly grateful. Truth doesn’t come in installments but often rests till we are ready.

God’s promise*

Do not fear, for I am with you, Rise in strength from earthly sod. Those against you are confounded.

'There is none else'

God, the great I AM— the only presence. I AM.

Behold

The Designer’s presentation pure protected perfection held in spiritual reflection all bathed by beauty’s light; no darkness, guilt, or night —as no accuser tarries there. * All that’s there is Love’s sweet care.

Rebirth day

Soul originates individuality freshly each day breathes life as Spirit into ideas that bloom and bless in countless ways yes, my being and yours is begotten anew beautifully, agelessly today. —Nancy Humphrey Case.

The Comforter

“I’m way out of my comfort zone …, ” words I so often say, feeling less than comfortable however hard I pray. Then, enfolding me in love, the angel thought is clear: “You are forever in God’s zone, for the promised Comforter is here!”* —Cathrine Hogg * See John 14:16.

Tender words

Tender words in season, no rehearsed reason, tumble unnoticed from humble prayer, bless and blossom in sweet summer air. Not puffed up, publicly blaring, but comforting, spirited, spontaneous sharing.

Communion

Dear Christ .

Consciousness

The world calls out, sometimes shouts its blandishments— attraction, distraction. But real awareness stirs, and in silent communion, angels whisper peace.

The song

Followers of Christ With footsteps sure Are led to ministry Whenever called. Love’s message Ever the same— Be still, listen, Fearlessly love! Silence wrong.