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Presence and Peace

Thursday, February 06, 2020

I felt compelled to share part of one of my devotionals this morning. It certainly can be applied to our new lifestyles of making good choices in every aspect of our daily lives.

.......To receive My Peace, you must change your grasping, controlling stance to one of openness and trust. The only thing you can grasp without damaging your soul is My hand. Ask My Spirit within you to order your day and control your thoughts, for the mind controlled by the Spirit is Life and Peace.
You can have as much of Me and My Peace as you want, through thousands of correct choices each day. The most persistent choice you face is whether to "trust Me" or to worry.....

Several months ago when I was having so much trouble with my boss, I started praying for her and her relationship with her husband...and how it affects me.

I was seriously considering leaving my job whether I had another to go to or not. Which meant I could lose my new home if I couldn't make my house payment. I felt it was a matter of self preservation because of the abusive behaviors towards each other and towards me.

Due to all the misunderstandings at the time, I also started praying "help me to speak and think with clarity and discernment".

I have been doing this now for just over 3 months. It has made a WORLD of difference.

I feel happy and at ease again in my job. But I do not take that feeling for granted. I am thankful everyday and continue to pray for them. I have no other reason to believe that this situation has turned around than because of my prayers and God.

Presence begets Trust which begets Peace.

Spark On!
~B~
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  • ANNIESADVENTURE
    I so appreciated this blog because of a similar situation with a verbally abusive boss. I had started looking for another job, too. It drove me to consistent prayers for her and the situation, even lunch times spent at the park with the Lord to quiet my soul. She says everyone is stupid, even her own family members! I feel sorry for her because she has to live with herself 24 hours a day. So many mornings I prayed that God would help me forgive her for whatever she did that day. I learned not to tell God what to do because He had options I didn't know were options at the beginning of the day. God used it to draw me even closer to Himself.
    104 days ago
  • CHALLENGER15
    Thank you for the reminder.
    115 days ago
  • WARRIORSUE518

    That made me tear up. It is so amazing the abundance God is willing and wanting to bless us with, if we only ask. Fabulous. I'm so happy your work situation is better now, that is so important, especially with so much at stake.
    117 days ago
  • HICKOK-HALEY
    Back in my 20's I too prayed for a situation with a kid I worked with. He was 16, still in high school. Yet he got two different people fired for what He thought they were doing, or not doing. He had a attitude and a mouth. I couldn't say anything though because he was my supervisors Son. I liked my supervisor. She was really nice.
    It got to the point where I was starting to despise the kid. One day I came home from work exhausted. I told the Lord "I can't deal with this anymore, you take it" To make a long story short, the kid and I became friends, and never had any problems after that. Prayer does work!
    120 days ago
  • COOP9002
    So true
    121 days ago
  • REMBRY
    oh yes .. thank you for sharing .. when we feel compelled to share we are being directed by the heavens .. thanks for listening ..
    the power of prayer ..
    the power of surrender ..
    Of unconditional trust ..
    to be able to lay down in the boat of life and have Jesus steer us through the storms ..

    I can only imagine the turmoil you were in at work if you were thinking of laying your house on the line to have peace ..
    I am an empath .. the energy of others has a way of consuming me as well .. learning to protect myself through prayer is huge ..
    there are energy vampires every where .. Im married to one .. so I get to practice a lot :)

    I know to remain at peace I must conquer my ego ... my mind ... those self righteous thoughts of control and self care ... that return again and again ... surrendering daily .. feeding our spirits is as important as feeding our precious bodies ..

    thank you for you yummy spirit satisfying blog .. thank you

    Have a blessed day .. lets keep track of all the times we witness God today .. and compare our notes tomorrow ...
    now there is a challenge I'm up for ..

    xo
    D

    121 days ago
  • 1BLAZER282005
    Yes you are right how much prayer helps. It helps me in so many ways. Thank God for you.
    121 days ago
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