Dying For Something So Much More by Robert Ricciardelli

We can live for nothing or die for something. People of faith have chosen to die to a lesser life in order to live in the greatest life. Dying is not easy and self does not like it much. Jesus said, "If you want to find your life, you must lose it." He must increase and we must decrease for real life to be manifested. This is not a life of giving up our identity, it is a life of truly living in the life we were born to live. That is when His transforming love and power flows freely from our … [Read more...]

Unceasing Dependence on God by Robert Ricciardelli

Difficulties can sometimes keep us from waiting on God's providential wisdom and strategies. Human nature wants to find its own solution rather than asking for Divine revelation and insight. We must return to a place of unceasing dependence on God within, who desires to engage in every aspect of our lives. What are the challenges that are keeping us from the Secret Place in Him? May we commit our lives to cultivate the grace we have been given as we trust Him in all things.Are you engaging god … [Read more...]

Waiting Expectantly for Divine Dialogue by Robert Ricciardelli

Are we waiting on God, and His still small voice? Do we even know that He desires to speak to us throughout each day? Are we at home spiritually waiting for His knock on the door of our hearts? Are we alert for the fresh Word He want to give us, and will we respond to Him? There is constant realignment and shifts needing to happen in our lives, in our attitudes, and in what we are doing. Wait, expect, listen, and then respond to God's best for your life.Are you taking the time to reflect and … [Read more...]

Sowing Seeds for Eternity by Robert Ricciardelli

Our short lives on earth are sowing times. What is sown is perishable, but what is raised is imperishable. Though we may reap some of what we sow in this life there is a far greater reaping ahead for a life well lived for the glory of God. God's unconditional love engulfs us in everything we do, everywhere we go, and for all eternity. Nothing we live in our body is lived in vain; This is a call for us to live every moment as a seed for eternity.Are you living an intentional life of sowing the … [Read more...]

Take a Stand for Self by Robert Ricciardelli

It is time to take a stand to truly be yourself, especially in a world that constantly tries to lure you into being anybody else but you. If you can look like, be like, or do like this, the world is your oyster. In exchange for all these things, all you have to give up is your self, your dignity, and everything God has desired for you. The fight to be authentically you is ongoing and yet Christ within you has already won for you. In God's victorious presence, you have the freedom, peace, and … [Read more...]