Meaning of Life


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“There is only one problem which all my existence, my peace, my happiness depend; to discover myself in discovering God.” – Thomas Merton

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John 12:24

“Amen, amen, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains just a grain of wheat; but if it dies, it produces much fruit.”

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This is one of Jesus’ key teachings which many Christians have completely overlooked.

We like to say, “Let go and let God,” but saying it is nothing like living it.

Jesus calls his followers to die to themselves.

In other words: Let your ego’s concoction of who you are dissolve.

It’s a delusion.

Allow your inner voice to tell you who you are.

That voice will tell you exactly what God told Jesus: You are my beloved child with whom I am well pleased (Mark 1:11).

You are loved unconditionally.

At your core, you are very good (Genesis 1:31) and eternally loved.

Allow all the masks that your false self crafted to fall to the ground.

Breathe in deeply.

Exhale slowly.

Repeat.

With each breath, know you are loved by the Love that created you.

Now, as Mary Oliver asks in her wonderful poem The Summer Day,

“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”

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Listen to the song of the day “Breathe On Me” on the Listen to Your Heart album by clicking HERE.

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Purchase my new book “Listen to Your Heart: A Daily Devotional of Calling, Purpose and New Life” on Amazon by clicking HERE.

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

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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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