Every Day Devotional

Hosted by Bob Wakeman
Group active since Fri, Nov 04, 2011

Share your devotion to God. Share a bible verse. or a devotion for others. I look to the Bible,God and The Holy Spirit each day. Leave a verse,or a devotion,Maby it will lift up another. All are welcome. No one is to judge or be judged. If you have something to post that mite inspire others. Feel free to post.

sallye bates
3 hours ago

Daily Word - Potential

My potential for growth is unlimited.
In every stage of life and development, I evolve and express more and more of my divine nature. As I do, I learn to practice and more fully embody my spiritual qualities of love, peace, joy, and compassion.
Looking back on some of my past choices may cause me to doubt my potential, but the divine blueprint within me tells a different story. Like a tiny acorn, I carry within me the possibility of becoming a towering oak.
I take in God’s light as I pray. I receive nourishment through education, spiritual growth, and healthy relationships. I shower myself with love and care like water quenching a deep thirst. As I nurture my potential, I flourish and grow.
The righteous flourish like the palm tree, and grow like a cedar in Lebanon. They are planted in the house of the Lord; they flourish in the courts of our God.—Psalm 92:12-13

sallye bates
yesterday at 11:29 AM

Daily Word - Service

I am thankful to be in the service of Spirit.
I desire to express my divine nature in everything I say and do. I bless the world and everyone in it when I joyously share the truth that I know.
As I serve, I regard each person as a unique expression of the Divine, and I greet them with love and compassion and give no thought to how they might greet me. I look beyond our differences to see them as brothers and sisters on spiritual journeys.
No matter the service I am offering or the gifts I am giving, I am committed to sharing the love that transcends all else. I am blessed to serve. As I give to others in the service of our shared humanity and divinity, I find the spiritual connection within me grows ever stronger. In giving, I also receive.
For the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life a ransom for many.—Mark 10:45

sallye bates
Tuesday at 8:01 AM

Daily Word - Forgive

Forgiveness sets me free.
Holding on to a hurt can intensify my pain and keep me stuck in unpleasant memories. Grudges, resentments, and negative emotions keep me tethered to the very experiences I wish to move beyond. When I don’t forgive, I can’t move forward, which stunts my spiritual and emotional growth.
Deciding to pardon hurtful behavior heals me from within. If I struggle to offer heartfelt forgiveness, I can still pray for peace for myself and another. As I work toward being able to forgive, I know the unconditional love of God is for everyone. This knowledge moves me into a new dimension of love and peace.
I am ready to begin again, to go forth renewed and filled with freedom and joy. Forgiveness has washed me clean.
Whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone.—Mark 11:25

sallye bates
Monday at 6:07 AM

Daily Word - Clarity

Spiritual vision gives me clarity.
How I choose to see the world determines my experience of it. I look at myself in the mirror and at my life and at my endeavors with perfect, spiritual vision, and I celebrate my blessings.
If I face challenges, I may be tempted to see myself and others through the lens of my inner critic. I pause and breathe deeply and remind myself that I am a traveler on this journey of life and still have much to learn about myself. I refrain from making harsh judgments against my fellow human beings. Becoming calm, I take a deeper, kinder view of myself—my beliefs and behaviors—and lose the temptation to disparage another.
I am blessed with the gift of greater clarity.
First take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your neighbor’s eye.—Matthew 7:5

sallye bates
Sunday at 10:51 AM

Daily Word - Comfort

Christ in me is my comfort.
Experiences that move me out of my comfort zone are part of my life. The first day at a new school, starting or leaving a job, a new phase in a relationship, retiring from a career, the passing of a loved one—any change can evoke discomfort, even grief. I grieve when I think of change as loss: loss of security, loss of my place in my community, or loss of love.
The Christ, the divine presence of life, love, and wisdom within me, is my constant source of comfort through all of life’s changes. I find assurance that, although its physical expressions may change, life can never end. I know oneness and love with all who have been dear to me. Recognizing my divine nature, I know that there is no loss, change, or circumstance that can limit me, and I am comforted.
You will increase my honor, and comfort me once again.—Psalm 71:21

sallye bates
Saturday at 10:37 AM

Daily Word - Free

With God I experience freedom.
Today I celebrate my innate freedom to think, feel, and be anything I choose. I open myself to the experience of my boundless nature and connect with the freedom that is my birthright. I know that how I choose to respond to life is not dependent on the words, actions, or behaviors of anyone else.
No matter my circumstances, I can create an experience of freedom. Limitations in my health, career, or relationships may leave me feeling powerless or stuck. As I turn to the divine wisdom within me, I know that my impediments are only temporary.
Every obstacle I encounter provides me with an opportunity to attune my mind, heart, and being to my awareness of God and know that, in Truth, I am always free.
I shall walk at liberty, for I have sought your precepts.—Psalm 119:45

sallye bates
Friday at 2:19 PM

Daily Word - Amazement

I am filled with wonder and amazement.
Life is amazing! My heart and soul are touched as I pause to consider the sacredness of every single moment of my life. As I behold each moment as holy, I look at my life with wonder and amazement.
To keep this awareness alive, I make time to enjoy beauty wherever I find it. I commit to being fully present to those around me, which deepens my connection to them. When I realize that each part of my life is infused with divine energy, I feel renewed wonder as I look into a friend’s eyes, attend a spiritual service, learn something new, or even when I tend to the more mundane aspects of my day.
Amazement continues to fill me as I behold the Divine in every person, all situations, and each serendipitous moment.
Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!—2 Corinthians 9:15

sallye bates
Thursday, Jul 2 at 10:24 AM

Daily word - Prosperity

My prosperity begins with me.
The Bible story of the widow’s oil tells of a despairing woman who asks the prophet Elisha for help paying her late husband’s debts, fearing that nonpayment will mean her sons will be taken as slaves by creditors. The prophet asks the widow what she has in her house, and she answers, “A jar of oil.” At Elisha’s instruction, the widow gathers as many vessels as she can and fills them with oil to sell.
This story reminds me that true prosperity is about more than what I need, want, or receive. My experience of prosperity begins at the level of my thinking. I am grateful for my talents, my abilities, the gift of prayer, and my access to divine ideas. I use these gifts to create a prosperous life.
So she left him and shut the door behind her and her children; they kept bringing vessels to her, and she kept pouring.—2 Kings 4:5