One of our angels put this quote by Muhammad Ali on her Facebook page and I decided it needed to be shared: We all have the same God, we just serve him differently. Rivers, lakes, ponds, streams, oceans all have different names, but they all contain water. So do religions have different names, and they […]
It has occurred to me that many of our children were raised on TOUCHED BY AN ANGEL reruns!
Fred Rogers once said,”I believe that appreciation is a HOLY thing–that when we look for the best in a person…we’re doing what God does all the time. So in loving and appreciating our neighbor, we’re participating in something sacred.”
When you feel a radical gratitude for what you have, you end up wanting to go to radical lengths to share it. When you are radically grateful for being blessed, you want to be radically generous to the oppressed. (Ann Voskamp) I feel “radically” blessed because you angels have been “radically” generous!
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Almost every day I reread a quote from Ann Voskamp that is my mantra for the day: You are where you are to help others where they are. This isn’t a Christian’s sideline hobby; compassion is our complete vocation. We do not just care about people; caring is our calling. That’s it!
To ‘do justice’ means to go to places where the fabric of shalom (peace the way God intended it to be) has broken down, where the weaker members of societies are falling through the fabric, and so repair it. Tim Keller (Generous Justice)
Over vacation I reread Ann Voskamp’s The Broken Way. I was convicted by this quote: The only way to live a truly remarkable life is not to get everyone to notice you, but to leave noticeable marks of His Love everywhere you go.
Gratitude begins in our hearts and then dovetails into behavior. It almost always makes you willing to be of service, which is where the joy resides. (Anne Lamott) My heart is full of gratitude for all of you Angels.
I just read this challenging quote by Max Lucado: If today were your last, would you do what you’re doing? Or would you love more, give more, forgive more? Then do so! Forgive and give as if it were your last opportunity. Love like there’s no tomorrow and if tomorrow comes, love again!