Monday, June 10, 2013

1,000 Gifts

"The goodness and mercy of God isn’t just following after me placidly. The goodness and mercy of God pursues after me passionately. And God’s blessings don’t pursue temporarily — but relentlessly. It’s right there in His Word: His goodness and mercy pursue me not just some days — but all the days of my life. When I’m in a wilderness, His mercy and goodness run after me. When I’m hurting, His grace hunts for me. When I’m plagued by problems, His goodness pursues me. Whatever is chasing you — no matter what it looks like — it’s grace. And grace isn’t what makes us feel good: grace is all that makes us more like Jesus. Because the real truth is: God wants to bless more than we want to be to be blessed."

1446. A reminder that no matter what my circumstances are, I need to live my life in a way that brings glory to the Gospel.
1447. Dairy Queen with the guys after the game
1448. A message from Karla
1449. Grace that chases
1450. My dugout buddy
1451. Lunch with Mom
1452. Finally, 2 days in a row with blue skies
1453. Sand between my toes, playing volleyball with friends
1454. "For God the just is satisfied, to look on Him and pardon me"
1455. A new job
1456. Being goofy with the girlies
1457. A phone call from Leah
1458. "Follow Me"
1459. Bri and the girls staying for dinner...that consisted of tacos and root beer floats (best meal ever...well, except for maybe Pad Thai)
1460. A box ready to go off to Thailand...I just wish there was some room for me in it!
1461. An encouraging email from a NLTR fan

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