1. The Grace of God Is upon You
WHATEVER your appointed tasks may be this day, go forth rejoicing, knowing that the grace of God is upon you! Before you set your hand to any task, before you take any action, use a few moments to remind yourself of this truth and affirm quietly, in faith, "I go forward joyously, for the grace of God is upon me." You will find your accomplishment of your tasks easier than you had thought possible, your efforts abundantly fruitful and rewarding.
In telling us of the boy Jesus, Luke says, "The child grew, and waxed strong, filled with wisdom: and the grace of God was upon him." This same grace, dear friend, is not reserved for Jesus only, but is given freely to every growing, unfolding child of God throughout eternity. The watchful Father is as eager to pour out His love upon you and me as upon Jesus Christ, for He knows and sees us, each one, as a son of His own creation, image of His own Being, worthy of His tenderest benediction.
Because we are all sons of God, we are free