Tuesday, February 12, 2019
On the Right Track
2 Corinthians 4:6
For God, who said, "Let light shine out of darkness," made his light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of God's glory displayed in the face of Christ.
Unexpected, but so welcomed, I receive a handwritten thank you note from a dear friend who takes me up on my recent offer to provide church libraries with copies of my novels. The words she pens confirm the prodding I felt from God to do so.
Thank you so much for your books! I appreciate your kindness so very much!
May God keep using you to His glory and to bless others as you often bless me.
My breath is taken away . . .
That I bless others? Oh, yes, Lord, that's what I long to do, and that someone, this delightful and selfless friend in Christ, takes the time to acknowledge my purpose? There are no words to express my thanks for that!
As Christian bloggers and readers, we truly do strive to make a difference in this world for the sake of Christ Jesus. It is my motivation, my calling, my drive. I'm sure it's yours, too, whether you blog or not, never allowing a day to go by without thanking God for all His blessings too infinite to number.
But grateful and humble, we must be, every time God graces what we say and do with the light of His glory.
And amazingly, within a week of receiving the first handwritten thank you, another arrives from a devoted blogger, Pastor Bill (You can connect with him here and here), thanking me for my contribution to his upcoming cycling marathon to benefit MS research.
Words fail me (Surprise, surprise!). Thanks again for supporting my MS ride with your donation. I hope it, and all the others, will go toward finding a cure.
I appreciate your heart.
My heart is appreciated? Again, I am blown away, and so very grateful for these words of affirmation.
And when heartfelt thanks and encouragement come from treasured friends, it assures me that I'm on the right track.
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