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  • Writer's picturePastor Mark Farley

Just Like an Ever-Ready Battery

We have many folks who spend their lives in a state of readiness to protect, help, and serve us in our times of danger and need. From our military at home and abroad to our police, fire, and medical folks, we have a buffer of safety, comfort, and protection ALWAYS available for us.

Now what about us regular folk? What really lays in our hearts and keeps our minds in a quiet yet alert state of readiness? Before turning my will and life over to the care of God through Jesus, my readiness was only focused on what I thought I could GET for me. Now days, with the Holy Spirit guiding my life and, in my heart, I enjoy and honor a quiet awareness to the needs of others.

These days I enjoy being able to be the "Ever Ready" supplier of support and encouragement for those closest to me. What is your state of readiness based on? ... Check your experience. ...

"We had to ask ourselves why we shouldn't apply to our human problems this same readiness to change." Big Book pg 52

Lord thank You for the lamp of readiness to serve that is in our hearts to be used according to Your will not ours, AMEN.

“Be dressed ready for service and keep your lamps burning," Luke 12:35

Have a blessed day y’all!

Hey friends please check out Servants Hearts! It’s a free site to help connect folks with volunteer and helping opportunities!

Furniture Bank, Spiritual Solutions Group, and Advocate Phoenix are pleased to share the newest free helping service from Faith Through Works Fellowship! Its Phoenix based for now. Pray for its growth to provide helping hearts and willing hands to our organizations that need help!

How about a daily dose of hope and inspired thought?

Join me in looking at the things we face daily with passages from both the Big Book and Bible!


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