The Way to Happiness

Philippians 2:13-15
For God is the one who, for his good purpose, works in you both to desire and to work. Do everything without grumbling or questioning, that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine like lights in the world.

Did you ever wonder where that inner desire…a certain yearning to do something that will make a major positive impact…comes from? I believe it comes from a loving God who has a grand purpose of Love. A good desire in you was first a good desire in God for you. God’s light can only come into the darkness of the world if we allow ourselves to reflect it. It takes listening and time in discernment to start living out our role in building God’s kingdom in the present time. It’s like a creative dance with God. Jesus was our perfect example. If we let go of our ego-centric, self-centered desires and use our gifts and talents to help others…the light of God’s transforming love will shine through us to the world.

Suggested song of the day– “Shall We Sing” on the Listen to Your Heart album.
Hear free clips of Bill’s songs by clicking on Bill Tonnis’ Music on iTunes to the right.
CDs available by clicking on “home” and then the “store” tab.
Remember…you are loved!

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About billtonnis

Child of God, Pastoral Minister, Chaplain, Music Minister, Jail Minister, singer-songwriter, former radio news anchor, imperfect follower of Jesus inspired by God's unconditional love, proud uncle... what else is there?
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