Happy Easter {w/ a little giveaway}

by grommom on April 19, 2014

in Blogroll, Inspired

North Shore Oahu, Hawaii sunset, www.thegrommom.com

This year I have been reading Sarah Young’s daily devotional, “Jesus Calling.”  It is a precious little daily read, filled with inspiration and encouragement.  Sarah writes each devotional using Scripture, but from the perspective of the Lord, speaking to us, which is really unique and refreshing.  I highly recommend it you are looking for a new devotional.  {the kids’ version is really good, too.}

Waves at Sunset, www.thegrommom.com Oahu

This one, from March 31, spoke to me of Easter, so I decided to share it in full here.

MARCH 31:  From Jesus Calling.  Enjoying Peace in His Presence.

Taste and see that I am good.  The more intimately you experience Me, the more convinced you become of My goodness.  I am the Living One who sees you and longs to participate in your life.  I am training you to find Me in each moment and to be a channel of My loving Presence.  Sometimes My blessings come to you in mysterious ways;  through pain and trouble.  At such times you can know My goodness only through your trust in Me.  Understanding will fail you, but trust will keep you close to Me.

Thank Me for the gift of My Peace, a gift of such immense proportions that you cannot fathom its depth or breadth.  When I appeared to My disciples after the resurrection, it was Peace that I communicated first of all.  I knew this was their deepest need: to calm their fears and clear their minds.  I also speak Peace to you, for I know your anxious thoughts.  Listen to Me!  Tune out other voices so that you can hear Me more clearly.  I designed you to dwell in Peace all day, every day.  Draw newer to Me; receive My Peace.

(Psalm 34:8, Genesis 16:13-14 AMP, John 20:19, Colossians 3:15)

I know that God can reveal Himself to us in so many ways, and I pray that you experience Him this weekend.  I know that even when I am super busy and feel unworthy of His presence, a simple turning of my mind to Him brings an immediately sense that He is near.  He doesn’t want to make it complicated or difficult.  He loves you so much!

North Shore Oahu Sunset, at thegrommom.com

I have two extra copies of Jesus Calling to give away…So leave a little comment below to Enter to win.  You can just leave your name, or maybe tell me what you’re doing for Easter…I’ll choose two winners on Wednesday night and announce them in my next post! :) ***Grommom subscribers always get TWO entries!  (you can subscribe below! :))

Have an awesome Easter weekend!
With Aloha,
Monica

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