CHARITY SUFFERETH LONG AND…ENDURETH ALL THINGSIt may be challenging to always make the right decisions or remember to count your blessings, but you have the ability to endure your challenges without guile.Getting the red light on your plans doesn’t make you see red. It encourages a calm acceptance of God’s timing...even if it takes you a while to warm up to it.This makes it easier for you to serve others even if this is something as simple as withholding judgment a little longer than most people.You're not perfect at it, but you are doing better than you think!Self-Care Journaling Tips:To strengthen this quality, take note of what you do “in the meantime”. Name some of the blessings you've received from waiting on the Lord. During a quiet moment, think about the ways others are patient with you.
ACTS OF OBEDIENCE LEAD TO BLESSINGSWaiting on the timing of the Lord does not always come easily. Sometimes we forget to recognize just how much He blesses us, yet He can trust you to act in faith!During the most trying of times, you can be found staying on the path and allowing Heavenly Father to guide you. You're not perfect at it, but you are doing better than you think!This faithfulness is a blessing to all as an example of the believers and extends to you as you strengthen your testimony of who God is and what He does.Self-Care Journaling Tips:To deepen your faith, write down some of the the things that have come from your obedience. Take note of things you feel or have felt guided to do but have not done yet (or not yet consistently).Take a few extra moments to feel any shifts that occur before moving on to the next thing waiting for you on your to do list.
MOMENTS OF GRATITUDE ARE A SAVING GRACESometimes it's difficult to make the right choice or to allow God's will swallow up yours, yet you find time to see His hand doing good things in your life. Even when things get tough, you manage to thank Him for your blessings and this humility allows you to let go, if only for a moment, of the weight of the world on your shoulders. You're not perfect at it, but you are doing better than you think!Self-Care Journaling Tips:To extend the time you spend in gratitude mode, then take some time to write those thoughts in your journal as they come to you. Take three breaths before moving on to the next thing waiting for you on your to do list.