"Live for today, if your always living for the future than you’ve never really lived!"

I took this yesterday! #longbeach #cali #God appeared 5 times on #beach :)

I took this yesterday! #longbeach #cali #God appeared 5 times on #beach :)

FINDING MY IDENTITY: INTRO TO SERIES

  • The most important task of your life is NOT ABOUT WHAT YOU DO, BUT WHO YOU BECOME.

 EPHESIANS 2:10 “For we are God’s workmanship…”

  • Your life is NOT YOUR project.. your life is GOD’S project.
  • Inside your soul there is a BATTLE between FLOURISHING self and LANGUISHING self   

PSALM 92:12,13 ” The righteous will flourish like a palm tree…”

  • When you flourish, you become more you.

2 CORINTHIANS 5:17 “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the NEW has come!”

  • God wants to RESTORE you, Not RETIRE you.

PHILIPPIANS 1:6 (New Living Translation) “I am sure that God, who began the good work within you, will continue His work until it is finally finished on that day when Christ Jesus comes back again.”

                                                    Pieces of the Puzzle

                              (What we will talk about for the next 5 weeks)

  1. Your SPIRIT

EPHESIANS 3:16 ” I pray that out of His glorious riches He may strengthen you with power through His Spirit in your inner being..

     2.  Your MIND

ROMANS 12:2 (New Living Translation) “Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think.”

     3.   Your TIME 

ESPHESIANS 5:16 (New Living Translation) “Make the most of every opportunity…”

     4.   Your LOVE/PRESENCE 

Hebrews 10:24 (The Message) “Let’s see how inventive we can be in encouraging love and helping out…”

     5.    Your EXPERIENCES

ROMANS 8:28a “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love Him…”

                                                      Counterfeit “Me”s

  1. The Me i PRETEND to Be.
  2. The Me I Think I SHOULD Be.   (comparison game… you will always loose)
  3. The Me OTHERS Want Me to Be.
  4. The Me I’m AFRAID God Wants Me to Be.
  5. The Me That FAILS to Be.

John 10:10b “I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full”

         There’s a person Inside you that Desires to be fully Alive, thats the  ME                                                           YOU/I WANT TO BE!

                          MEMORIZE THIS WEEK’S VERSE: 2 CORINTHIANS 5:17

                                                    Have a great week!

"We all want to be Loved for Who We are, but we Want to be Who We are NOT"

The Me I Want To Be #banner makes for a #cool #pic best #check it and #follow on tumblr!

The Me I Want To Be #banner makes for a #cool #pic best #check it and #follow on tumblr!

"THE ME I WANT TO BE" #me #jesus #savior #follow Me

H.I.P

(HE IS PEACE) 

www.heispeace.tumblr.com

=D Im sorry I had too!

"I was walking around in a supermarket when i saw a cashier hand this little boy his money back, the boy couldn’t have been more than 5 or 6 years old. The Cashier said, ‘I’m sorry, but you don’t have enough money to buy this doll.” The little boy turned to the old woman next to him, ”Granny, are you sure I don’t have enough money?” She replied, ”You know that you don’t have enough money to buy this doll, my dear.” Then she asked him to stay there for just 5 minutes while she went to look around. She left quickly. The little boy was still holding the doll in his hand. Finally, I walked toward him and I asked him who he wished to give this doll to. ‘It’s the doll that my sister loved most and wanted so much for Christmas. She was sure that Santa Claus would bring it to her.’ I replied to him that maybe Santa Claus would bring it to her after all, and not to worry. But he replied to me sadly. ‘No, Santa Claus can’t bring it to her where she is now. I have to give the doll to my mommy so that she can give it to my sister when she goes there.’ His eyes were so sad while saying this, ‘My Sister has gone to be with God. Daddy says that Mommy is going to see God very soon too, so I thought that she could take the doll with her to give it to my sister.” My heart nearly stopped. The little boy looked up at me and said, ‘I told daddy to tell mommy not to go yet. I need her to wait until I come back from the mall.’ Then he showed me a very nice photo of himself. He was laughing. He then told me ‘I want mommy to take my picture with her so she won’t forget me.’ ‘I love my mommy and I wish she didn’t have to leave me, but daddy says that she has to go to be with my little sister.’ Then he looked again at the doll with sad eyes, very quietly. I quickly reached for my wallet and said to the boy. ‘Suppose we check again, just in case you do have enough money for the doll!” OK’ he said, ‘I hope I do have enough.’ I added some of my money to his without him seeing and we started to count it. There was enough for the doll and even some spare money. The little boy said, ‘Thank you God for giving me enough money!’ Then he looked at me and added, ‘I asked last night before I went to sleep for God to make sure I had enough money to buy this doll, so that mommy could give it to my sister. He heard me!” ‘I also wanted to have enough money to buy a white rose for my mommy, but I didn’t dare to ask God for too much. But He gave me enough to buy the doll and a white rose.” ‘My mommy loves white roses.’ A few minutes later, the old lady returned and I left with my basket. I finished my shopping in a totally different state of mind from when I started. I couldn’t get the little boy out of my mind. Then I remembered a local newspaper article two days ago, which mentioned a drunk man in a truck, who hit a car occupied by a young woman and a little girl. The little girl died right away and the mother was left in a critical state. The family had to decide whether to pull the plug on the life-sustaining machine because the young woman would not be able to recover from the coma. Was this the family of the little boy? Two days after this encounter with the little boy I read in the newspaper that the young woman had passed away. I couldn’t stop myself as I bought a bunch of white roses and I went to the funeral home where the body of the young woman was for people to see and make last wishes before her burial. She was there, in her coffin, holding a beautiful white rose in her hand with the photo of the little boy and the doll placed over her chest. I left the place, teary-eyed, feeling that my life had been changed forever. The love that the little boy had for his mother and his sister is still, to this day, hard to imagine, and in a fraction of a second, a drunk driver had taken all this away from him. Now you have 2 choices: (1) REBLOG (2) Ignore it as if it never touched your heart. ♥"

ANOTHER REMINDER I AM *PROTECTED*

A couple minutes ago I was not being very smart… I was texting and driving :/
(Feel free to scold me now if you would like). As I was texting; I began to swerve nearly entering into a huge ditch at about 45mph. Than I Looked
up and got back in the lane. My heart was pounding… It was such a close one! Then I looked at my clock… WOW i wasn’t surprise at all… the time was 7:11 The LORDS NUMBERS! MY TO FAVORITE NUMBERS!!! Right after these numbers appeared an Ambulance drove by! It’s things like this that remind me of his pressence! Whether I looked up and straightened out r swerved into the ditch He was there for me! Luckily I avoided the more costly of the two!

In what simple ways are you reminded of his presence?