Grace, God’s will of good for us, is always available to us without condition.
Advent calls us to allow faith to be the cornerstone of our lives, enabling us to build upon its strong foundation.
The second level of gratitude is the most challenging and, ultimately, the most rewarding.
Faith and persistence are required to to move forward into the “promised land” of true freedom from that which has enslaved us.
We have the power to change our lives through thought, word and action.
In times of darkness and turmoil we must hold fast to the truth of who we are and to the goodness of the universe. Holding that higher vision, we will manifest it and overcome adversity.
This Christmas season offers us the opportunity to – like Mary – open the door to Love.
Mary’s world was turned upside down with the appearance of an angel and his message to her, but with extraordinary faith she allowed herself to become a vessel for the Divine.
As we begin the Advent season of preparation for Christmas, let us embrace the steadfast faith of Mary.
According to Iyanla Vanzant, in her book, “Trust”, there are four essential kinds of trust: Trust in self, in God, in others and in life. Today we look at the first of these, trust in self.