Shine the Light


May compassion be your motivation today.

(Listen to my song “May I Be Light” on YouTube by clicking HERE)


1 John 3:2

Beloved, we are God’s children now; what we shall be has not yet been revealed. We do know that when it is revealed we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is.


The bible says we are made in God’s image.

That image…as Trinity…is in perpetual, loving relationship.

Each of us is a tiny, unique reflection of the Divine Image.

However, that reflection is dimmed in us by all the superficial and unimportant ways that we express ourselves based on worldly illusions that will not last.

Jesus teaches us to let go of those illusions…to “die” to our egocentric desires so that the Divine Image can shine through.

We are meant to take part in the Trinitarian-Relational-Flow-of-Love.

It is the path to becoming our “true selves.”

Each moment provides us a choice of whether to let go of our ego’s insatiable desires to create a “false self” or to use our gifts and talents for God’s desires.

That requires letting go and being present…to God, everyone and everything else.

Each of us has no idea what our “true self” will be since it is not of our making.

But we can be sure that when we are fully present to the Divine Presence…our true selves will shine brightly.


Listen to the song of the day “May I Be Light” on the Listen to Your Heart album by clicking HERE.

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

Remember…God loves you!

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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