Natasha’s Daily Scripture, Prayer, and Reflection for 3.9.18

Scripture

Mark 8:36

Pray

Father I am appreciative and grateful for all that I have, and thank You for blessing me with every item and every person that has been made a part of my life.

Let me always think of the impact of my decisions before I make them. Let me always weigh how what I might say or do would affect others. Let me always pray to You first for guidance and protection. I want only what I am worthy of, and desire no more than what You believe I should have.

If this very moment I took my last breath, I declare that You have given me more than enough. Thank You Father. I love You!

Reflection

First, let me thank my aunt Valerie for sending me today’s scripture (on March 9, 2012 when I first published this message). It touched me deeply as I began to pray on its meaning, implications, and the expressed affront of greed and the greedy.

Now let’s get to the nitty gritty, shall we?

Do what we desire and dream of actually align with God’s plans for us? Are the things that bring you joy today also the things that could sustain you for a lifetime? If you didn’t receive another tangible blessing, would it be enough?

Many of us walk around attempting to acquire and aggressively collect as much as we can in fear that our time is more limited than we think; so we can’t afford to wait on God to take care of what we believe we need. Oftentimes we miss out on the greatest of blessings and experiences because we are too focused on lack, and how to turn that lack into gross abundance.

What are you willing to sacrifice to gain that abundance? What and who are you willing to neglect to make sure that every free moment you have is fixated on reaching that ultimate goal of excess? At what cost will you give of yourself to get what you think you need? If you get what you desire will it truly be enough?

Consider your actions versus your prayers for God’s reassurance of action already taken. Are you a sell out to the world, or are you sold on God’s promise?

Love,

Natasha

Note: This message was originally published on March 9, 2012. It has been modified to align with current standards and formatting.
Copyright 2012-2018. Natasha Foreman Bryant/Natasha L. Foreman. Some Rights Reserved. All Prayers and Reflections are Copyright Protected by Natasha Foreman Bryant/Natasha L. Foreman.
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