Reaching For the Stars: Comfort and Encouragement Through All Seasons

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2 Corinthians 1:3-5 NIV
“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God. For just as we share abundantly in the sufferings of Christ, so also our comfort abounds through Christ.”

It’s in those quiet moments when I don’t know what to say or do that I find myself staring out the window if I’m not actually outside staring at the stars……. just watching in amazement of the creation God has placed before us. Yes my mind tends to wander off thinking about my day whether good or bad, but I tend to dream, think about those of you out there on the other side of my four walls wondering how you are doing, praying that the Lord continues to be the Light before your path. I think about the homeless, children out on the streets abandoned for whatever reason, those imprisoned in their minds as well as physical bondage. Everyday won’t be peaches and cream but I can’t help but care and hope and pray that God will rescue you in your time of hurt and despair, healing and closing wounds of the past and present hoping you will not give up waiting on Him.

Living simply in abundance. While we wait patiently on the Lord to come through, keep your eyes focused on him and not the problem. He IS our solution and the clock is set on his watch, not ours. Enjoy the life God has given you through all that is freely given to us such as the stars. Please forgive me if I seem to bounce around on this post but I am overjoyed that God has opened up some doors for me. What blessings I’ve received that seem to overflow! I’m grateful for the smallest things that He gives me like a butterfly passing by me, the stars shining brightly on a night I just can’t seem to fall asleep, a beautiful sunset, my wind chime! Can you believe I get excited over such things. God knows that these things make me happy! You’d think I won a bunch of money or a car or something but I find simple happiness in the things we all tend to take for granted. LIFE is another. Yes we may be facing hardship but we are alive right?!! God has blessed us with another day to see things with a different prospective. Waiting on an answer(s) with patience takes effort. Try to look for the positive in your day before you start complaining. Take a look around and see that you are blessed more than you know. God is in control and he WILL come through. Just wait and see. I did. If you could only see the brightest smile on my face. It’s priceless and I owe it ALL to my Heavenly Father. Dear friends, just know on those starry nights that you have a friend out there somewhere praying for you and I happen to be one of them. Much love to you all in Christ Jesus,

Terra

* Dear Father God, I pray for my friends today/tonight wherever they are. I pray that their steps are ordered in Your Word. May your manual for Life be embedded upon their hearts as they journey through their walk with You. Light their path with the great abundance of creation around them. May the sun, moon and stars be theirs, shining brightly upon each step they take. Wrap them in love and comfort of the Holy Spirit. Nourish their souls and give them strength to endure one day at a time, not adding any more stress to the current day for tomorrow isn’t promised to any of us. These things I ask and pray in the name of Jesus your Son. Amen

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4 thoughts on “Reaching For the Stars: Comfort and Encouragement Through All Seasons

  1. Hi Terra thank you for your prayers, I value them greatly, especially at this time, so when The Holy Spirit brings me to your mind please pray earnestly that God’s Truth will not be ignored as I share it boldly as we should not being ashamed or fearful but knowing that as Jesus is the Truth He will be Victorious.Ephesians 6

    Yes as you shared Terra we are not promised an earthly tomorrow as we have today but we are a Heavenly Eternity which we are to prepare for…

    Matthew 6:19-21 Lay not up for yourselves Treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: But lay up for yourselves treasures in Heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: For where your Treasure is, there will your Heart be also.

    This is not about earning our Salvation in Christ Jesus we already have it, but it is about walking in obedience and Love. Yes we are no longer under the Law, not meaning we don’t keep it by the empowering of the Holy Sirit in Christ Jesus but that He is the fulfilment of the Law, which means we are not under it’s judgment and penalties. Jesus as we know is also the fulfilment of the Sabbath, that is why the early Christians no longer kept it as they use to. Jesus being the new Covenant means we are to keep everyday Holy not just Sunday which we do in His empowering and this is what the early Christians did also, they met everyday and fellowship and worshiped God, perhaps today with the Internet we can also do this. God’s real Church is all over the world and His Children are in every Denomination and He will bring us all together as Prophesied this is because we are the Spiritual Jews of the promise and He will unite us into His Body, The Church of the Living God…His Bride.

    Don’t forget our Cuppa I long to be refreshed with your friendship – Christian Love Anne

    • Hi Anne! Sure thing that I will lift you up during such a time as this for you and with you. I pray you stay encouraged as you share the Gospel. I pray this for us all, that we won’t be dismayed when we encounter the lost. Everyone’s response won’t be the same but we are to love them anyway. Eternity with the Lord is what we should keep our eyes on. Winning souls in the name of the Lord for His Kingdom so that they will not perish and eternally live in a place where there is no joy, peace, love, happiness and such where the Lord will be praised and glorified. So may we gather as the Body of Christ around the world making it hard for people to go to hell. Satan wants nothing more than to keep us distracted so he can steal and kill. We are a threat to his plans. So let’s be about our Father’s business each and every day for lives are at stake.

      Looking forward to that cuppa one day! Bless you sister Anne. Have a great day….

      Terra

  2. This post was well worth the wait my friend! Thank you for your prayers. May God continue to bless you with the essence of His sweetness and compassion!-WATW

    • Thank you dear friend! That means a lot to me. Staying within God’s will is what I strive for. This was the right time and I’m glad you liked the post! Thank you for your encouragement always……

      Terra

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