Thursday, November 6, 2014

Reach, teach, live, love

Reach out not only your hand to others but also your heart. God gives each of us the ability to make a difference in the lives of others. To be generous in extending our hand in friendship, warmth, and caring. Do not overlook the good you can do, the comfort you can give, and the joy you can bring to others.

Do not neglect to see the beauty of the world around you. To feed the hungry, even if it's a hummingbird or a rabbit. Offer others the gift of your time in a visit or in assistance. Don't forget the warmth of a hug when you greet someone.

Take time to play, to be with children and to share your wisdom. Spend time each day outside to admire the beauty of God's creation and to revive the spirit. Don't say you haven't time to pause for a few minutes. It's like saying you're too busy for God.

He's never too busy for you. Take time to pray and be grateful. Share the abundance God provides with those who are not so blessed. Teach the spiritual beliefs that God has bestowed on you through example. How you live is a reflection of what you believe.

Faith is not an attitude but a way of life. Each day is a gift make the most of it. Be at peace. Life is not a competitive game but a journey to a higher spiritual fulfillment. When we stop struggling we start living. When we stop hoarding we start giving.

We return to others the blessings God grants us. Abundance is a cycle not a one way street. Like a stream we must keep its energy flowing. Love too is a form of energy that grows with the giving. So what we receive we must pass on, joyously.

Through giving the heart and the spirit expand, and has far reaching results. It's God's way of teaching that blessings shared are greater than those hidden away in the dark. Let the light into your life. Open your eyes to the beauty within all things and in the hearts of others.