Live in Freedom

When my granddaughter was in a low spot, I wrote her this reminder of her roots.

Afi (Icelandic for Grampa) used to say that “he worked hard and he played hard.”

He never wasted a moment. He had life goals and he lived them out.

This is his favorite verse. Let it be yours.

Even youths grow tired and weary and young men stumble and fall;

 but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength.

They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary,

    they will walk and not be faint (Isaiah 40:30-31)

She needed a reminder that life goes on, no matter what.

God says that we are to…ARISE from the depression and prostration in which circumstances have kept us–rise to a new life! (Isaiah 60:1)

And He calls us to…Come home, hope-filled prisoners! This very day I’m declaring a double bonus—everything you lost returned twice-over! (Zechariah 9:12)

Every now and again, we all falter, but then we arise from our low places to live in surety with Christ.

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