Compassion of Christ


Stop. Breathe deeply. Know you are treasured by God.

(Listen to my song “Come to Jesus” on YouTube by clicking HERE)


John 14:27

“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give it to you. Do not let your hearts be troubled or afraid.”


Do you have inner peace?

If you’re like me…sometimes you find yourself anxious and worried.

When this happens…it’s good to catch it at the first inkling.

Contemplative prayer or meditation is an invaluable practice to help you do this.

It helps you to live in the present moment.

Many times our worries are due to fears over a perceived lack of something.

The truth is…you are enough and you have enough.

When anxiousness arises…simply observe the feeling.

Just observe it.

Realize that the person observing it…your true self…is completely whole and fine.

Sure…there might be some things going on that you don’t like…but your true self is secure.

The feelings you are having are feelings…but they aren’t you!

In the presence of the Divine Presence…the true you is perfectly loved and embraced as is.

As St. Paul said, “Then the peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4:7).

Jesus brought this message of peace to his followers and continues to offer it to the whole world.

It is ours to accept or reject.

Why not accept it now?


Listen to the song of the day “Come to Jesus” on the Live to Love album by clicking HERE.

Stream 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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