Reign of God

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All you need is available now inside you.


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Psalm 16:11

You will show me the path to life, abounding joy in your presence.


When we are present, truly in the now without being preoccupied with thoughts, there is a profound peace.

Most anxiety comes when our minds begin to add a narrative to a situation.

“What if this happens?” or “What if that happens?”

Our minds and their narratives can create much suffering for us.

Of course, they can do us much good as well as we all need to think!

But we don’t need to be thinking all the time!

Our minds are a wonderful tool, but when we are completely identified with our minds, that’s when the trouble starts.

When we think we are our minds we might almost never actually be present to what is actually going on.

Stop for a moment.

Just breathe.

Focus on your breathing.

Notice the profound peace.

Look around you.

Really look.

Notice details.

Enjoy this moment.

(I recommend Centering Prayer or some form of meditation.)

God, the very Source of life, “is”.

God’s name as told to Moses in scripture was: “I am who I am.” Then God added: “This is what you will tell the Israelites: I AM has sent me to you” (Exodus 3:14).

The more we commune with God in the now, the more we will find ourselves in the Creative Flow of life.

Abounding joy will blossom.


Listen to my song “Slow Me Down” on the Mercy Reigns album by clicking HERE.

Purchase or Stream my songs on Amazon Music by clicking HERE.

Purchase my book “Mercy Reigns: A Daily Devotional of Compassion, Comfort and Healing” on Amazon 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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