Reading & pondering Today 11-20

image“I surrender to a power greater than my own.

In surrendering to God, I surrender to something bigger than myself—to a universe that knows what it’s doing. When I stop trying to control events, they fall into a natural order, an order that works. I’m at rest while a power much greater than my own takes over, and it does a much better job than I could have done.

I can learn to trust that the power that holds galaxies together can handle the circumstances of my relatively little life. I choose to remember in any moment that a surrendered life is a more successful life, because it is under the control of a power much greater than my own.

Dear God,

I surrender to You
All I am and all I have.
Every thought, every feeling, every yearning,
I surrender to You.”

Excerpt From: Williamson, Marianne. “A Year of Miracles.”

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About anitaskocz

ANITA JOYCE SKOCZ is a storyteller who resides in Central Florida. She credits her passion to her father, who dazzled her imagination as a child with his gift to weaver a tale. After a diving accident in 1978, Anita left the travel industry to journey the inner roads of her soul. The riches found on those adventures inward come to life in her children’s books. Anita’s books, “Crystal Star Angel” and “Kite Tale,” were inspired by the loving relationships her father had with his grandsons. From Where I Sit is a blog where Anita shares her life’s stories, or comments on current events from her soul’s perspective. Her insights can evoke laughter as well as take one on a reflective journey. In any case she hopes you join her each Wednesday for a new adventure.
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