shepherd is what He does.

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You can have a direct relationship with Him.

In the midst of these difficult days you can hear His voice.

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Listen for those gentle thoughts that touch your heart.

Listen for a quiet whisper to direct your choices today.

Pray Psalm 23 today

Rest when He says rest .

Enjoy videos that make you laugh.

Play music that makes you sing.

Country Western music will set your feet a dancing .

Blessings from this prairie girl.

Love

linda 👩‍🌾


I choose life, joy and guilty pleasure

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Photo by Jennifer Griffin at Unsplash

Yesterday was Election Day in the USA.

Constant noise flooded every channel on television.

Debates , wondering , questioning and posturing dominated the airwaves.

The phrase that repeated in my head was : ‘ Not my monkey – Not my zoo’.

Every time I turned on the TV anxiety filled my body .

Even writing this on the day after I feel the tension and tears rise in my eyes.

At this point I have a choice.

I can give in to the fear or I can turn off the noise.

I can turn off the TV . …


Thought for Today

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Our experience of God’s faithfulness in the past will determine how we react in these times of turmoil.

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Where are you at peace today? What are the places of fear or discouragement ?

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How can I pray for you?

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Virtually yours

Linda


a simple prayer

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Father, I want this to be a day when You not just hear my words of love but that you feel my love.

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I’m so thankful that I know that You love me but I want to soar today.

I refuse to submit to the lies of the Enemy or the weight of depression .

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May my every choice today reflect your plans and your desires for me on this Monday morning.

Love

linda


A haiku

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Sheltered. Shadowed. Safe

I am at rest this morning

Trusting my God for today.

@lindafode 2020


A haiku

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photo source Thought Catalog at Unsplash

I am a writer

my notebooks collect the stories

my heart longs to read

@lindafode 2020


how will our lives be measured?

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Photo by Koshu Kuni at Unsplash

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience but where he stands in times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Measure

  • a plan or course of action taken to achieve a particular purpose
  • to estimate or access the extent, qualityn ,value or effect of something

We live in days of controversy and challenge.

Our fundamental values are being eroded or being silenced day after day.

The cost of standing up for our beliefs about faith, about sexuality and even gender is becoming extremely high . …


a first haiku

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Created on PIcmonkey. Photo by Alexander Buchanan

She is a writer

painting words on the damaged canvas

of her heart.


My day goes better and I am more at peace when I do one thing before I do anything else.

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I pull out my iPhone, turn to my Kindle app and read the five psalms, the five songs for the day.

Father, I listen to your voice through the voice and the words of other songwriters.

I connect with you.

On April 25 I read psalm 25, 55, 85, 115 and 145.

These verses, these phrases caught my attention.

Psalm 85:10 Unfailing love and truth have met. Righteousness and peace have kissed.

Psalm 115:1 Unfailing love and faithfulness.

Psalm 145:4 Let each generation tell the next generation of your mighty acts; let them proclaim your power. …


I know that I have the choice each day to live from a place of peace or panic?

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Today I choose peace and joy.

I choose simple pleasures.

I choose to read a ‘ Cozy Mystery’.

I choose to watch ‘Man With A Plan’ reruns.

I choose to WHINE ABOUT THE WEATHER!!!😩

How about you??

Have a day filled with simple pleasures .

Virtually yours

linda

About

Linda Fode

Writer,content creator,mentor and motivational speaker. Inspiring others to have a real relationship with God in their everyday lives.

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