This is a repost of a blog from last year because this is a message that people need to hear over and over again. The world is a better place because you are in it. Do you believe it? You were created and are loved by Almighty God.
I can’t explain it but I’ve always felt loved by God, how about you? Thinking back over events in your life, is there a time when you felt God was with you, helping you, guiding you? I’ve been fortunate enough to feel that way my entire life. –It’s true.
Loved by God
From the day I was born, I knew I was special. I mean, I was born on Valentine’s Day, who wouldn’t? Every birthday that rolls around is all about the love I feel from Jesus. I feel honored to be here, how about you? Yes, there were times in my life when I didn’t connect to Him, but I realize He’s always been there for me, always protected me, always loved me. I’ve felt it and you can, too, because the same is true for you.
There’s a reason you are here in the world at this moment in time because God has a plan and purpose for your life. Do you know what it is? Have you figured it out or are you still searching? He orders our lives so that we can know. There are cues that if we are paying attention, we can pick up on. Everything that happens in our lives: our experiences, where we live, who our parents are, even the children he gives us, are a part of His plan, His wonderful plan to draw us to Himself.
You see, God loves us unconditionally. It’s the same way we love our children, because we are His children. He gives us gifts and talents to use to make the world a better place. Are you using yours? What are your gifts? Take some time to pray about it. Ask God to show you what they are if you are still unsure. And then be attentive and watch what He will show you.
The world’s a better place because you are in it. Believe it! You have something to learn and accomplish while you are here. You have something to offer the world. Are you asking God to help you? You can begin right now.
Begin by appreciating all that you have already been given. When you wake up in the morning, thank God! Make a list of the things you are grateful for. Through prayer, ask Him to show you how to make the most of your day. Show others unconditional love.
This week, remind yourself daily that this world is a better place because you are in it. We are called to love God and others. Reach out to someone and let them know that you love them. Who wouldn’t love to receive a note or card in the mail or a simple little text message from out of the blue saying they are loved?
Give It All You’ve Got
When we understand that there is a purpose for our pain and suffering, our joy and celebration –everything that happens to us throughout our lives, then we start to understand just how much we matter to the God who created us, and we make the world a better place just by being who he created us to be.
Take the time to write down on a piece of paper or sticky note, ‘the world is a better place because you are in it.” Put it somewhere where you will see it often. Be grateful for all you’ve been given and then go give each day all you’ve got for the love of the One who created you to live it.
Thanks for following along! I appreciate you.
God bless you, friends. The world IS a better place because YOU are in it.–Love, Barb