A Truth to Live – So much of life is lived out between the difficulties of “coping” and heroic efforts of “overcoming.” But life with Jesus can point me in a different direction.  Rather than coping with hidden pain or mustering up the strength to overcome the “issues” that confront me, Jesus offers the opportunity to be transformed AND to walk in a way that transforms others.

Scripture – “He called his twelve disciples to him and gave them authority to drive out evil spirits and to heal every disease and sickness.” Matthew 10:1

Prayer – Dear Father, today I desire to move past coping with, or even struggling to overcome, the emotional “issues” that surround my past and present.  Instead I am turning to Your Son, Jesus, and asking for healing that can radically transform me. I also am asking for the boldness to walk in Your authority so that as I am healed I will be able to bring Your transforming power to those around me.  In Jesus’ name, Amen.