Month: April 2020

Perseverance

April 30, 2020

Our TRUST in God is relative to our dependence on Him! Realizing that our lives are not controlled by our “wants ” and “desires ” ….. is the first step in understanding our inadequacy! Everything in this life is temporary and transient! God is our ONLY constant – He NEVER leaves us or fails us….…

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Re-opening

April 29, 2020

We at the retreat center are starting to pray through what ‘re-opening means? March 20th, we closed the doors of the retreat center building. It has been 40 days today! This makes me think of lent and the scripture story in the Gospel of Matthew (Matt 4:1-11), Jesus and His 40 days in the desert.…

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Beginning Our Day

April 29, 2020

Thankful and Grateful for the day and the myriad of blessings we have been given and gifted by God….ALL that we have and ALL that we are …… enables us to view our life from a positive perspective!!!! A grateful heart is a loving heart….and allows our perspective to shift from inward (self) to outward…

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Surrender

April 27, 2020

As we surrender ourselves – going to God first with our burdens, inadequacies, difficulties and sorrows – He will FILL us to the the brim-with His wisdom, courage and perseverance! Being attentive to His presence …. knowing we are NOT ALONE, that trials and difficulties are part of the path that leads to Gods Glory…..just…

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Attitude of Gratitude

April 26, 2020

Our attitude and HOW we approach difficulties and problems in our lives has direct impact on the way we deal with them! Facing the obstacles of life knowing we are not alone and seeing them as opportunities to “lean” and TRUST IN Jesus allows us to “See ” theses issues from a new and revitalized…

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Stop…Breathe…

April 25, 2020

Being attentive and aware of Gods presence is imperative as we go through our daily lives! Our antennas should always be pointed toward God-focused on Him throughout our day! He alone is our Light and our Salvation …. our CONSTANT in this ever changing evolving world! When our life becomes “stormy ” and “turbulent ”…

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Seek Him

April 23, 2020

As we Seek God first in our Hearts…. we place Him as the Focal point of our life! When we go to Him ….He is ALWAYS waiting patiently and expectantly for us! As we approach Him, He runs toward us with outstretched arms … He ALWAYS gets there before us! God will NEVER be outdone…

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He Waits

April 22, 2020

As we Seek God first in our Hearts…. we place Him as the Focal point of our life! When we go to Him ….He is ALWAYS waiting patiently and expectantly for us! As we approach Him, He runs toward us with outstretched arms … He ALWAYS gets there before us! God will NEVER be outdone…

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Smile

April 21, 2020

We are each made in the image and likeness of God!! Through our Baptism we have been born from “Above” through the Holy Spirit- the Love flowing between God the Father and Jesus His Son! We are Children of Faith, Hope, and Light! “Faith is like a bright ray of sunlight. It enables us to…

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Courage

April 20, 2020

“Courage” is the antidote to fear and anxiety! Courage is not something we can give ourselves…it is a gift from the Holy Spirit! All we must do is to open our hearts in prayer and roll away, the stone placed at the entrance of our hearts allowing Jesus light to shine into the darkness! “In…

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