Will You Dare to Believe?
Have you ever had THAT song stuck in your head?
I’m sure you have. There’s something about that song in particular that grabbed your attention—maybe the beat, maybe a memory connected with it, maybe a message it gives…
I have found those little urges, like a song stuck in my head, are important to recognize. Important to stop and ponder on it or just let it flow out of me as I sing it, tap my feet to the beat of it, remember it, and so forth. Often there is a reason beyond our logical mind that has connected us to that memory. I may have an occasion come up that day to share it with someone who really needed what that song gave to me (a pick-me-up, etc.)…and I would have never thought of it in my normal logical routine of the day.
In these moments of “out of nowhere” memories or ideas, we are reminded that we are more than a body. We are more than an intellect guided by logical thought. We are more than what we see, feel, connect with in the physical world around us. We also exist in a spiritual world. We are a spirit at the core of our being.
WHAT?!? You may say.
Well, think about inventions that we now enjoy in our regular life--
These inventions were brought out of the unseen into the seen.
Realize that YOU and your tomorrow are more than what you “see” today!
Pay attention to those inner impressions. Pay attention to the dreams that float up to your mind. There are things that lay hidden in the unseen of our spirit. They are real. And they begin in the unseen.
Will you DARE TO BELIEVE?
What a Smile Can Do…
I heard someone say (and maybe you have too) “a smile is a frown turned upside down”. An interesting perspective…turning a frown upside down!
How many of you like to see a smile? I know I do. A genuine smile. A smile that lights up someone’s face. But even a simple faint smile can change the atmosphere in a room.
Just saying or thinking the word PEACE can produce a calming type of feeling. Or maybe a longing for it and a sorrow that it can seem so far away?
There is no price tag that we can put on this PEACE.
There is no box that we can fit this PEACE in.
There is no legislation we can lobby for or pass that can give us this PEACE…an inner PEACE of the heart.
And yet, when all chaos is breaking loose around us, this PEACE can be an anchor. This PEACE can become something very tangible and real in our lives. How can something unseen be such a powerful force in our lives?
I think of this quote, “Peace I leave with you. Not as the world gives, but My PEACE.” That’s a PEACE worth searching for. That’s a PEACE worth finding.
If you do not know this PEACE, contact me (send a contact message from this website). I will be happy to share with you about this PEACE that anchors and calms in the fiercest of storms in life.
Enjoy this link to some beautiful and peaceful music and images:
Cindy writes about her adventures, observations, and other nuggets from living in another nation. She and John live in SE Asia. She will also share nuggets from her 58 plus years of life.