Tired of always being “On Guard”?

Instead of self-protecting, rest your heart under God’s protection.

God Guarded

A friend just shared the beautiful truths of Psalm 121:7-8 on Facebook, so I just had to “pass it on!”

These verses also make be think of this awesome worship song by Planetshakers:

Grace, glorious grace, grace, glorious grace
At the cross, You called it finished
Grace, merciful grace, grace, merciful grace
At the cross all of my sin is

Covered, covered, covered by your grace, oh
Covered, covered, covered by your grace

Grace, beautiful grace, grace, beautiful grace
At the cross love everlasting
Grace, powerful grace, grace, powerful grace
At the cross all of my past is

No matter what I’ve done, no matter where I’ve been
No matter how I fall, You pick me up again
You have removed my shame, You take me as I am
You called me justified, now I am covered by your grace

No Excuses!! (Inspiring Little News Clip)

So…. I was lying there cozy under the covers (phone & Facebook in hand) debating whether or not to get up & exercise on this Saturday morning. Then I see this woman.

Ernestine Shepherd: World Record for Oldest Female Body Builder www.ernestinesheperd.net

Ernestine Shepherd   www.ErnestineSheperd.net

She’s over 30 years ahead of me in life in that kind of shape..  and living with that kind of focus!?!! There go my excuses!  Goodbye lying in bed looking at Facebook. Hello exercise!

Thank you CNN for this story. We need more inspiration like this coming across our media:

That Whole “Let Go and Let God” Thing

“Let go and Let God!”

Easy words to say… not quite so easy to live out.  Especially not when you know (or think you know) exactly where you should be at this point in your life.  So, if you’re anything like me – there may have been moments where you fight like crazy to get “there” (whatever your elusive “there” may be) and rather than finding yourself “there”, you find yourself exhausted and discouraged.  But then there are those moments when you finally stop trying to “make it happen” yourself and truly surrender to God.  And…  “Lo and behold”, the “way there” (or perhaps the way to someplace even better) opens up for you.

God’s funny like that.

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What to Do When You Feel Like Shark Bait

When your life feels like a swim through shark-infested waters or walk through a pit of poisonous snakes, Remember, no matter how scary your “this” may seem, God’s got this!

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Here’s Jesus’ take on it:

“He {the devil} is the enemy, but know that I have given you more power than he has. I have given you power to crush his snakes and scorpions under your feet. Nothing will hurt you.” – Luke 10:19 ERV