Missouri's 7th District, U.S. House of Representatives




God is Making Me More


Drawing from the indwelling Spirit the power I need to begin a project, without forcing others to divert their energies into my own responsibilities.

I always do things as they need to be done. I start vigorously and promptly each day on each new task. My energetic starts anticipate the work of the Spirit through me.

Like the ant, I do not need others to order me to work. My perception and sensitivity, combined with my enthusiasm and energy, allow me to see tasks before others and spontaneously undertake their completion.

By discerning which tasks are uncompleted and assuming responsibility for completing those tasks, I bear the burdens of those I am called to serve. Galatians 6:2

These words resonate in my being; I constantly look for opportunities to embody them in my life:

  • promptness
  • fervor
  • zest
  • liveliness
  • relish
  • gusto
  • verve
  • vigor
  • dispatch
  • willingness
  • readiness
  • as unto the LORD
  • psyched up
  • kindled
  • spirited
  • solicitous
  • energetic
  • quick
  • rapid
  • expeditious
  • Johnny-on-the-spot

And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose. For whom He foreknew, He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, that He might be the firstborn among many brethren.
-- Romans 8:28-29

I have remembered Thy Name, O LORD, in the night, and have kept Thy Law.
-- Psalm 119:55

This isn't that New Age "Positive Thinking" stuff, is it??

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