Tag Archives: Contentment

Potter’s Prerogative

We are clay in the Potter’s hand. We desire to be molded into something – someone – amazing. He has started us off on the way we should go and is waiting to see if we will turn from it. … Continue reading

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Fulfilled in the Uncertainty of Faith

Certainty.  We all desire certainty. Our challenge today is to shift our desire for certainty to hoping in the one who cares for you more than anyone else.  God will direct your steps when we set our expectations on faith. … Continue reading

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Envy Advice

Do not let your heart envy sinners.  Don’t want to be like the bad guy. I would have avoided much grief if I had embraced this maxim as a child and clung to it like precious diamonds or rubies?  Envy … Continue reading

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The Quail and the Manna I

Isn’t this life?  The good ole days are good because we only remember the good parts. Just be satisfied with God.  When we transfer contentment from God to our lifestyle, we take the shine off the rescue of God and … Continue reading

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Comparisons, Distractions, and Following Jesus

Imagine how our lives would change if we stopped looking to the left and to the right and to the rear of us, and simply focused on Jesus ahead of us. Today Jesus teaches us all something about the power … Continue reading

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Psalm 131 – Calmed, Quieted, and Content

King David penned Psalm 131 as a reflection of his humility before God.  Although David was anointed and exalted to the throne over Israel, he reaches a place in which his heart is not proud – rather, he is calmed … Continue reading

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Psalm 73 – Freedom From Envy’s Hamster-Wheel

We all feel it sometime or another.  How do they have what I can’t afford?  I can’t get ahead like them.  I’m envious.  In fact I’m ticked.  I live a moral life doing good for my community.  Why do they prosper … Continue reading

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