Surrendering to grace means opening ourselves to beauty and goodness already present and active in our lives. We cooperate with its warm affection; we expand into its fullness. We move to embrace it and discover that we are already engulfed by its immensity, its elegant sympathy, its vision for our lives and for the future.

Following are some questions to help you consider the vastness of grace and love in your life.
• If you could remain open to the fact that Love is, at all times, surrounding you and within you, what might happen?

• If you could allow Grace to raise your countenance above the breadth of your pain, that you might see the blessing and purpose always available, what would happen?

• If you live engulfed in the reality that you are valued and wanted, who will you become?

For some of us, it’s hard to accept the love and understanding of our Divine Source when we feel we don’t deserve it. But that “unmerited” or “unconditional” element… that’s the whole thing about grace! Nothing we’ve ever done or will do can alter this unrelentingly benevolent reality. …

Grace is unmerited favor given to us by God for our transformation and discovery. Grace enhances our lives and dignifies us, adorning us with a significance we’ve never known before. Grace distinguishes our lives from every other, because it illuminates our unique beauty and gives us the capacity to walk in the sacredness of that beauty more formidably.

Author Anne Lamott said, “I do not at all understand the mystery of grace — only that it meets us where we are but does not leave us where it found us.” Your openness to that touch of grace today is your agreement with the power of Love to bring breakthrough and renewal in the seemingly mundane places of your living. There is nothing ordinary about you — you are magnificent! And grace is always moving you towards a clearer understanding of your bright and distinct purpose.

When we humble ourselves to the simple belief that we are not at the center of the universe and that a compassionate Power greater than ourselves is eager to love us unconditionally, an understanding heart forms within us. …

“Change favors minds that are diligently looking
and preparing for discovery.”

~ Louis Pasteur

Change is going to happen whether we like it or not. Life is change. The way we influence the change to work on our behalf is by nurturing a receptive disposition to uplifting revelation and embracing…

A lot of us have been fighting the consequences of a skewed lifestyle, or disordered thinking, or someone or something else our entire lives. And because the fight has been unrelenting, it’s possible that we’ve become depleted, weak and vulnerable.

So let’s make a wiser decision. Let’s relinquish our illusion…

“Be who you are and say what you feel,
because those who mind don’t matter
and those who matter don’t mind.”

~ Dr. Seuss

Anyone can live towards death, with no ambition, but the Strength of Love gives us the capacity to live towards our bright destiny. We want living…

Humility is not humiliation or shame. Humility is voluntary and constructive. Shame is forced and destructive. Humility is not a broad-sweeping surrender to everything and everyone, where we say, “Okay, just walk over me and do whatever you want.” That’s foolishness! …

Todd Warren

Author, Songwriter, more at http://toddwarren.com, follow @wtoddwarren, subscribe via email at http://bit.ly/1iiyR4Q

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store