Open Your Heart


No college degrees are needed to know God.

(Listen to my song “Listen to Your Heart” by clicking HERE)


Matthew 11:25

Jesus said in reply, “I give praise to you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for although you have hidden these things from the wise and the learned you have revealed them to the childlike.”


The “wise” and the “learned” sometimes think brain power equals superiority.

But God seems to have a particular fondness for the simple and humble.

When our egos are in control…we are often quite unaware of God’s Presence. That’s because we are too full of ourselves.

If a person is only motivated by his or her ego’s insatiable desires to be the center of the universe…that person will never truly become the “real self” that God intended…but only the “false self.”

Simply observe your ego’s demands.

This will begin the process of the ego’s diminishment and give your true self a chance to emerge

Jesus opened himself totally to God’s will and allowed God to define him: “This is my beloved son, with whom I am well pleased” (Matthew 3:17).

Each of us is also God’s beloved child.

For us to know who we truly are…we must put a childlike trust in our Creator…open our ears, eyes and hearts…and then begin to live the answer!


Listen to the song of the day “Listen to Your Heart” by clicking HERE.

Sample and/or purchase my songs on iTunes by clicking HERE.

CD’s available for purchase at by clicking HERE.

Remember…God loves you!


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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