The gift is opened with a polite smile. A month or a year later we need a coat just that style or a briefcase just that size. We appreciate its quality and strength and watch it wear well in our doings. Like our photo, it looks much better after a couple years in the drawer.
Take time to be thankful in the present !
Pray to see the gift of being His child now and speak to Him as if He is the Daddy you would like to have been.
Read scripture, it clears the view.
Meditate. Relax and breathe in the moment.
Warriors of Light know the advantage of proper positioning.
Hindsight makes all things clear. Holding His hand allows the treasures of The Present to Shine .
Realize everyday as special, enjoy the rhythm, keep playing when it seems impossible to win, see amazing results. Time and age matter not. It is the heart and appreciation of His work that shape the soul and offer perspective.
Pray to stay in touch with The Best Friend you could wish for.
Read scripture. It will unlock a view that you can put to use.
Meditate. Contemplate your blessings while breathing deeply.
Warriors of Light just keep taking the next right step or making the next right move. The Victory is theirs the game starts.
Celebrate the fact that He breathed life into your soul ! Celebrate that you have learned how to hear, listen and make wise choices. When unsure, look around and watch the answers appear. He works through other people but He belongs to you !
Pray, loyally continuing your conversation of growth and appreciation.
Read scripture to remind the boisterous spirit that Humility is the key.
Meditate. Taste the Trust required to stop and let go.
Warriors of Light are interesting and interested individuals devoting their strengths to becoming a part “of” rather than standing apart “from”. You can find their camps from a great distance by the Light. Coming closer we shouts of Joy and Praise followed by grunts of satisfaction.
If someone is not grateful for what you have already given, why would you wish to give more ? And yet we look up without appreciation of our wealth and pout about not receiving our last request by last Tuesday. We are blessed beyond belief just to be alive, able to eat and walk.
Pray. Express a bit of Gratitude and Love.
Read scripture and remind yourself of the sweetness in your life.
Meditate. Fashionable even in the West these days, deep breathing in a quiet moment rejuvenates and centers our souls.
Warriors of Light have all they want simply by wanting all they have. Then they multiply it by giving some away.
Responsibility tempered with Humility is our Best Management style. Always on the move our system must be fed and protected from the winds. There is rest but no idle ground.
Pray to appreciate where we are.
Read scripture to find guideposts.
Meditate. Breathe deeply and slowly. Gain new perspective.
Warriors of Light understand that gardens must be weeded and lawns must be mowed. Our growth is marked by our smiles during ordinary chores.
Right there before us, it takes forever to see it. Care for the Spititual side of life and the rest will fall into place.
Taking the time we feel we do not have will magnify the time we do have !
Pray to see the Light.
Read scripture to see the Light is good and leads to joy.
Meditate on what you have and where you are. Appreciate !
Warriors of Light use Gratitude and Praise to stay the course.
The easy life is a myth. The joyous life is at your fingertips !
“Appreciation is increase in value. ” Relationships, appreciated, increase in value.
Gardens are cultivated for deeper roots. Relationships, cultivated, have deeper roots.
Lacking roots ? Cultivate relationships!
Pray. It is safe to say what you are really thinking and feeling.
Read scripture. See the words on the page hear the words in your heart.
Meditate. Close your eyes. Trust that the world will spin without your attention.
Warriors of Light know Who is in charge. They accept the fact that it is not them.
Feast on the goodness in life !
Even the pain and heartache are for the purpose of making the desirable fruit shine.
Feast on your labor and relish your ability to focus, to perform.
Feast on the variety of people, how they make you smile !
Laugh at yourself ! Laugh with God ! He knows you !
Pray to enjoy and to cheer with appreciation!
Read Psalms this week ! Find the treasures and the reassurance.
Warriors of Light know the battle is in the mind. Their dance diminishes the power of the adversary !
The Duke Veteran’s Hospital marquee read “The price of freedom can be seen here.”
Our medical facilities in the war zones have improved such that many who would have died now come home .
Pray to remain thankful for our freedom.
Read scripture to find the joy and honor in sacrifice.
Meditate on our costly opportunities. Breathe in appreciation and out gratitude.
Warriors of Light think of others first. They share. The joy of this lights their face.
In America they are free to gather and pray.
Why does it hurt to lose them, when we know they have arrived where they belong ? The pain is real. It comes in waves, then abates and comes again.
Loving others allows us to see the love inside ourselves more clearly. It does not leave with them. Embrace the character that has been built. Feel its presence.
Pray to offer loved ones directions not instructions.
Read scripture and devotionals. Not everything is about us.
Meditate. Stop and appreciate the members of your team.
Warriors of Light see suffering as a vehicle of release. They help others change oil and keep the vehicle fueled with faith.