Be Present

2 Corinthians 6:2
Behold, now is a very acceptable time; behold, now is the day of salvation.

This whole business about being present and being centered in the now…is not some new age concoction. St. Paul was aware of the importance of the moment. Contemplatives, mystics (and many later recognized as “Saints”) were all aware that the only time that is real…the only time that you can connect with the Living God…is now. What happened yesterday is a shadow…and what is to happen in the future is unknown. God is present here and now and it’s the only place and time where your Loving Source can fill you with grace. It’s the only place and time where you can rest in a Love that is unconditional…a Love that completes and saves you…a Love that wants to co-create with you. Stop and take a few slow, deep breaths. Let go. Empty yourself. Allow that Presence to fill you. Now is a very acceptable time!

Suggested song of the day– “Changed” on the Give Praise and Thanks album.
All songs available on iTunes. Click on the link under blogroll to the right.
CDs available by clicking on “home” and then the “store” tab.
Have a blessed day!

About billtonnis

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