Breaking Bread For 10.26.21

Scripture

Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.

Romans 12:9 

Reflection

Always strive to do what’s right, even when it’s easier to do wrong. Always strive to be loving, even when it’s easier to be unkind. Always strive to be honest, even when a little “white lie” seems acceptable. Always walk away from a situation that you know God had nothing to do with creating. You can always tell because God isn’t the father of chaos and confusion.

We all have choices. What choices will you make today?

Prayer

Father, touch me, warm me, fill me, and protect me from harm. Let Your Light be my beacon through darkness, let Your Love overrun and destroy all evil. I pray to always turn to You, Father, even when I don’t know where my next step will take me. I hope to always trust that Your Love will never lead me astray. I love and honor You Father. Amen.

Love,

Natasha 

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Breaking Bread For 10.26.20

Scripture

Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.

Romans 12:9

Reflection

God doesn’t do fake, halfway, or some timey (yep, it’s a word 🙃). God is always sincere, always honest, and never deceptive. God is a straight-shooter and not a game-player. He is not a hypocrite or liar. He is love and His love is sincere. It’s not conditional. He still loves us when we screw up. He still loves us when we doubt and question Him. He wants to have a better relationship with us, a more intimate one, where we can share more and receive more.

We should model this.

Always strive to do what’s right, even when it’s easier to do wrong. Always strive to be loving, even when it’s easier to be unkind. Always strive to be honest, even when a little “white lie” seems acceptable. Don’t be a hypocrite. Always walk away from a situation that you know God had nothing to do with creating and maintaining.

How do you know that God isn’t in it? Is the situation:

  • Toxic?
  • Unloving?
  • Chaotic?
  • Draining your “light”?
  • Seeming like a win for satan?
  • Built on confusion and lies?
  • “Hardening” your heart?
  • Opposite of what God and Jesus spoke of?
  • Challenging your gut reaction?

None of those things are of God. You’re on the wrong path heading the wrong way. You need to reach out to God to be pointed in the right direction.

If you aren’t sure how to talk to God, or what exactly to say, tap into the Holy Spirit. We’re told to pray in the Spirit (Ephesians 6:18) as the Spirit intercedes for us (Romans 8:26).

Speak to God through the help of the Holy Spirit. Simply say, “Holy Spirit please intercede so I may speak clearly with my Heavenly Father”. Then begin speaking to God, and let things naturally flow and unfold.

Don’t stand in the way of the Holy Spirit. Don’t ration or block what flows from you. I do that a lot and I know better, because it restricts the conversation and blocks perfect understanding and direction. Imagine what you aren’t experiencing, receiving, hearing, and seeing, because you aren’t having regular, unfiltered conversations with God.

We don’t see pitfalls until it’s too late. We don’t see the warning signs until it’s too late. That’s because we aren’t constantly tuned in to God.

If we spent more time chatting with God and Jesus, than posting on social media, gossiping with friends and watching TV, we would have richer and more rewarding lives. We would see the pitfalls before we approached them. We would see solutions sooner. We would learn without painful lessons.

Family, we all have choices—good or bad, pure or evil, right or wrong, rewarding or destructive. What choices will you make? What source will influence your decisions, God or satan? If you aren’t listening and obeying God’s voice, then who are you listening to and obeying?

We don’t have to learn lessons the hard way. We choose to! Think about that.

Prayer

Father touch me, warm me, fill me, and protect me from harm, negligence, and ignorance. Let Your light be my beacon through darkness, let Your love overrun and destroy all evil.

I pray to always turn to You Father, even when I don’t know where my next step will take me. I pray for discernment and clarity, to always hear Your voice and obey. I hope to always trust that Your love will never lead me astray. I love, value, appreciate, and honor You Father. Amen.

Love,

Natasha

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Natasha’s Daily Scripture, Prayer, and Reflection for 10.26.18

Scripture

Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.
Romans 12:9 NIV

Reflection

Always strive to do what’s right even when it’s easier to do wrong. Always strive to be loving even when it’s easier to be unkind. Always strive to be honest even when a little “white lie” seems acceptable.

Always walk away from a situation that you know God had nothing to do with creating…and you can always tell because God would never place you in harms way, even as a way of learning a “lesson”. If you risk life, love, freedom, and piece of mind then that’s not God.

We all have choices…good or evil…what choice will you make?

Prayer

Father touch me, warm me, fill me, and protect me from harm. Let Your light be my beacon through darkness, let Your love overrun and destroy all evil. I pray to always turn to You Father, even when I don’t know where my next step will take me. I hope to always trust that Your love will never lead me astray. I love and honor You Father. Amen.

Love you always,

Natasha

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Natasha’s Daily Scripture, Prayer and Reflection for 10.26.11

Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.

Romans 12:9 

Pray
Father touch me, warm me, fill me, and protect me from harm. Let Your light be my beacon through darkness, let Your love overrun and destroy all evil. I pray to always turn to You Father, even when I don’t know where my next step will take me. I hope to always trust that Your love will never lead me astray. I love and honor You Father. Amen.

Reflection
Always strive to do what’s right even when it’s easier to do wrong. Always strive to be loving even when it’s easier to be unkind. Always strive to be honest even when a little “white lie” seems acceptable. 

Always walk away from a situation that you know God had nothing to do with creating…and you can always tell because God would never place you in harms way, even as a way of learning a “lesson”. If you risk life, love, freedom, and piece of mind then that’s not God.

We all have choices…good or evil…what choice will you make?

Love,

Natasha 

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