My journey to the abundant life is currently 73 years in the making.
I could never have imaged where I could be today based on my early years. That is the blessing of time directed by God. Where I once craved what the world promised, now I crave the promise of a loving God. When once I sought to optimize my search results on my business website, I now work to optimize my search for wisdom. And where LinkedIn was my business resumé, it is now directed to The Abundant Life.
Today I Will
Today I will consider “fictitious wealth” (Chambers): fictitious happiness, safety, power, and prestige, and realize where true wealth resides. Even in times of want and worry, times when external circumstances are hard, I will reside in God’s fountain of joy which is true wealth.
Today I will attempt what is impossible through my own powers but that is made possible by the love of God, and that is to grasp the all-encompassing Good News presented in Ephesians and what is means to be adopted by God, sought after by God, and redeemed by God.
Today I will live and act on the belief that God knows what is good, right and beneficial in all circumstances, though I may not. And I will seek to express Christ’s life in me, not my life apart from Him. Especially when confronted with the disagreeable things,...