Nature has a story to tell, a new fresh start, don’t delay getting into the nature

I barely could juggle my foot when I walked on a long iron-like bridge in the middle of a jungle back home. My brother used to walk on it quickly; even he had a drink or two. My older cousin always looked after him when he couldn’t keep himself straight for a moment. We used to go out for a nature day call; every family gathered and celebrated and have a meal in the middle of nature and being together; I loved it, because there was such power when we gathered as family.
I have always loved nature, don’t make me wrong, everyone loves nature; I am very connected to it and understand the fresh smell of wild strawberries. Maybe spending time in nature in my hometown was why my love grew in being there. I learned the power of the family and how it is essential to be bound together. Nature taught me well.
Back to our reality, As I walked through nature in Australia, I remembered how faithful is God. I came a long way, I came from an anonymous past to a known-now present with a new identity which something makes me: me, who God loves. I took the below photos with a view of a new fresh start. It will inspire you and it warmed my heart :

Have a plan to go in nature, walk and enjoy the fresh air, and hear the sound of it. What will you learn? Stillness, kindness.

Written by

Dariush Youkhaneh


This blog is the place of rest, come and have a read and rest

Well, When I opened up this blog several years ago, my intention was( and is) to inspire individuals. I wanted to write; when you read my post, you feel rest; you receive a breezing breath in the world of a political, social, rational and broken world. If you have been following me a long time enough, I hope my writings have been a blessing to you till now. New generation people need confirmation, need acceptance, love innovation, unique and marvelous things; I get that; I totally understand that how do you feel when you Facebook/Insta/ and other social networking platforms are down. But, they are not here to define who we are. I don’t need to remind us, but I urge you, my dear; We are made in God’s image. This world wants us to be furies, spiteful and in a rush for everything. Our call is to rest and grow in the Spirit. So, you are one of the brave ones.

This blog is the place of rest. Let it be.

Have a rest with me here. get your tea/coffee or if you love ice cream, get it and enjoy it.
Sweet spring is here in Australia. And, I am awe of these days as I see the lockdowns are melting away soon, I mean very soon. The smell of the flowers is in the air when we truly love each other and let forgiveness be our friend. Our streets are quiet as usual, and you can see the mask on the faces of people. Sometimes, I doubt if they can smell the spring or that it will somehow stop the season’s allergy. I smile, either under the mask or unmask. Because I know that is the unseen medicine of every heart. ehh- you say; good boy! whatever..!
God! Thank you to whoever reading this post now! They are truly my friend. Amen. That is my prayer for you, and I am so happy you are here. If you are new to my blog- don’t worry; we can be good friends. Just come and give me a couple of likes as the sign of reading and your presence as I pray for you. Not a worry at all, if you don’t like and comment, I still love you. I’m not here for likes and comments. But they are the bonus; of course, our rewards are stored in heaven. I wanted to be a speaker, thinking about it – but that won’t be my option. I may be a voice, hmmm-an an invisible voice that can be echoed across the nations one day. ooof- Why am I tiring with these non-sense words? I feel sleepy; the time is 11:25 pm- I guess it is getting late. Let me finish with this quote of life:
“Everything you can imagine is real.”
― Pablo Picasso

We don’t mean do the life alone, invite your friends here.

Love you guys

Your friend
Dariush Youkhaneh

A Prayer for the World

A prayer for the world-to the King , Most High.

By all means, this is a prayer for your world. 

Father, you have created a perfect world. Lord, we messed up and gone on our ways. We did not listen to you. We did not follow you; we followed the philosophy of your people; instead of you, we let people take the free will from your land and bound us with the earthly things. I am here to pray for myself first, Lord, because I am your world; that is why you died on the cross.” God loved the world;” God loved me – a sinner that I can be free of all this chaos. Do you listen to the news, Father? Do you have a TV in heaven? Father, do you watch soccer? We use kindle to read the Bible these days; the people you created found a way to travel the space, to the moon. The gap between rich and poor getting wider and wider, the percentage of hunger’s people are as many as 811 million. Father, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. As you will rest in heaven, please have your peace among us, peace for the countries currently at war, peace for our nation, peace for our cities, peace for our streets. Lord, we did wrong, but you haven’t given upon us. You don’t want our praise; you don’t want our gifts and abilities; all you want is us. We turn to you, where our restless hearts can have joy, where our minds can sleep like a baby. Let people know how much you love them. Power? You got it all. Money? You got all the wealth. Wisdom? You are the source of it.

You are the Spirit; we are the flesh. We come and go, but you stay forever; we pray for the world and the world around us.

Teach us how to love you? Teach us to be just to people and do the right according to your will. We are here at the station of prayer. Let this be a bridge and reach to your ears. The global issue is on us- rescue us from our intelligence. We need your knowledge; our brain is limited – but your is – oh God, eternal and unlimited source of everything. We are in urgent need of you, it is the same urgent gathering of the upper room of your disciples that day. And your Church, evolving in the story, don’t let them make it like the world; it is better to be like YOU, Yahwah, my God my Lord. Thank you, Holy Spirit. Remember the women, the children, and the aged people, who will shelter the weak without you? Your protection is most needed. 

The world needs you. Be an umbrella of hope for many who put their trust in you.

Father, Let me do my part of help to my brother, my sister, an unknown and guest person, a broken who needs healing. Soften my heart for a reason of living for others. Let me plant kindness and forgiveness in my farm’s land. Where is my farm’s land? It is where I live. I know Father, you read this letter of my heart; if not, someone will hand you this, where I rejoice that time, because the King, Most High heard me. 

This prayer is not only my cry but my friends, my neighbour, my city and the nations. In your Son Jesus Name. Amen.

Written by

Dariush Youkhaneh 

Smile better than smiling face with smiling eyes emoji 😊Life is better when you smile

We are heading for the long weekend in Sydney. It is Labour day on Monday. Thanks for this day off; after a heavy rainfall yesterday, the sun is out and shining every corner today.

Have you tried having a smiling face with smiling eyes? That’ fun. try now😊

I mean, it is so much better if you smile; your laugh brings such joy to your own heart and the people around you. There is so much bitterness and opposites out there that wants to stop you from your beauty. The lie of the enemy shall not hinder you, shall not limit you. You are born to rejoice. Yeah, if you travel once to Sydney, you know what a beautiful city is. I love Spring and Summer, but don’t get me wrong, all seasons are lovely in their lense. I wish I had glasses to wear and keep this beauty on my eyes and heart forever, don’t you want to? 

You can smile; just give it a try. You don’t lose anything, but you gain.

You know, we have passed three months in lockdown. I was thinking about this, we are in lockdown, but the birds are free, we are in lockdown, but the season is changing, we are in lockdown, but the world evolving so much. But one thing has never changed, at least in my life, I don’t know about you, which is we need our Creator; we need Him in our physical life and our spiritual life. His un-ending love covers are every aspect of life. Why am I ended with God always? Because he is our fountain of life. As I am typing this for you on my laptop’s keyboard, I pray in my heart that you know God of all seasons, keep the smile of heaven on your lips regardless of your situation. I am sure where you are now, whichever season you are in, you can see the beauty with your own eyes. Life is better when you smile😊- better than smiling face with smiling eyes emoji. 

Write somewhere I have decided to smile from now. It doesn’t give me a good feeling only but confidence and assurance. 

Can you repeat this after me: I smile, I love, I pray, I arise, I go because, in all of this, God is with me.

Smile always.

Written by

Dariush Youkhaneh , 2 Oct 21

How can we ‘love God’ in the world of technology?

As a new generation person, I know one thing for sure, technology is a part of my daily life. Perhaps, I’m writing this post from a small device called a smartphone. I can access millions of information in a second. I can buy books, and I can order food with the same smart device. The majority of us got some intelligent device in our pocket, in the office or in the house.

We are a generation of technology, we like to use them, and we don’t want to be behind.

Many brave and intelligent Christians try to inject Christian manners into this technology; they are innovating a new approach. There are applications for our daily devotions, and reasonably, I am using one of them called the Bible App. We are inseparable from it, and It seems the world we live in loves it. With all the great and easy, comfortable life brings with it, that takes significant distractions – This new approach of our life wants to eat our time with a lovable favour from us, How can we love God more when there is no time apart from our technology? The Church, Ministers and other Christian institutes need to make a new practical step to tackle; being a friend of technology alone is not enough to conquer our ways to the Glory. The world needs solid Christian believers – with or without technology. Our world has enough celebrities. God knows how his gospel spread throughout the world; we don’t need to prove to God that “hey God, I have millions of followers now, if you don’t use me, you lose something”. Sorry, That is not God’s way. 

God wants to love Him, for Who He is. We can be humble and righteously use the technology; I am one of those trying to make that happen time and time again, and I know with God’s help, I can love God more than my technology. 

God saved us for such a time of this. We love technology, but we need to find a way, step aside and fist our empty hands for prayer like first-century Christians. You can’t lift your hands when they are busy. The below might be a good idea for us:

1- Download a bible app

2- Stay aside from our devices for a while 

3- Switch our mobile phone to flight mode when you do prayer

4- Stimulate first-century Christian by prayer and gathering 

5- Focus on God

Billy Graham on technology and faith’s talk by TED.com in 2008 mentioned three problems humankind is facing and no one could fix, human evils, suffering, and death. How do we change men? The Bible says the problem is within us – Which God can fix it only. He added, “The problem is not technology – the problem is the person is using it.”  

Robots, satellites, Iron man, travelling to the moon and another planet won’t fix the problem of humankind within; only God can.

Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. John 14:6. 

May the truth of Jesus Christ frees us from all the distractions around that we can indeed go to Him.

Written by

Dariush Youkhaneh

Seven Victories we have in Christ, The Heavens REJOICING with us

Seven victories we have in Christ – The Heavens rejoicing with us.

We are victorious in Christ; We won the crown of life because of Him. The bread of life gives new hope to our broken world. Most of us want to win; I mean, who doesn’t want to win? Everyone targeting the gold medal in an Olympic game – are we targeting gold in our spiritual race? In a life full of competition – and challenges- Jesus saying ” You are mine, and forever belongs to me “. 

Some of the challenges we are facing in life:

Challange of health 

Challenge of financial 

Challange of spiritual 

Challange of faith

Challange of marriage 

Challange of family 

Challange of study

Challange of work

You name any challenges, diseases, or anything that brings us down – do not worry – Jesus has already given us Victory. We may face those challenges as humans – indeed, we need to face them, not escape them! So write down your challenges on a paper- write all of them. They may not be those I mentioned above- note whatever you are experiencing and keeps you slow to move. Lay it down the paper inside your Bible. Start to declare the seven below Victory over each challenge. 

Jesus said:” Do not be afraid. I am the First and the Last. I am the Living One; I was dead, and now look, I am alive forever and ever! And I hold the keys of death and Hades.” [ Revelation 1: 17 ]

1- The Victory of to eat from the tree of life, which is the paradise of God

To eat a tree which is life, A forever life? That would be a dream come true. This Victory is mine because of Jesus- if I obey and stay endured till the end. I repent and do the things I did at first, to love God with whole my heart. This Victory is the paradise of God, as John described in his writings in the book of revelations. 

2- The Victory of a new name, a white stone and the hidden manna 

There are three victories in this one for you. 

I am going to have a new name. I am going to receive a white stone. I am receiving the hidden manna. It does not matter what the challenge is; God gave me a new name. The old broken of me will be out, and the new of me will be born. A white stone means you are forgiven, and the blood of Jesus wipes your sins. The hidden manna – Jesus himself will be yours. And nothing compares when Jesus is yours, your sins are wiped with a new name given to you- what else do you want? 

But this is not stopping here- you got more victories ahead.

3- The Victory of the morning star

Bright and light – Like Jesus himself- as you reign with Jesus – He gives you authority as Jesus received from the Father. Your Victory continues to flourish if you do his will to the end. This time the morning star is yours. The son of God – gave Himself as the morning star without a doubt. When you have this Victory – you can have joy in you that there is no challenge of today or tomorrow will stand. Instead, you won the race and the life; you are the morning star- nothing like our broken language can define this. Write off one challenge and write it down this: “I am the morning star- belongs to Jesus.”

4- The Victory of dressing in white, name on the book of life

You are a bride – dressed in white- clean and beautiful, fresh for a new life with him. You will walk with the heavenly groom – Jesus, the lamb of God. What an honour – what a privilege! What a tremendous victory we have in him? Wow- we are the bride of Jesus. Oooof, our name is written in the book of life. I am not sure – if this does not bring you joy, what else would?

5- The Victory of a pillar in the temple of God

You are a pillar in the temple of the living God. You are his only one. Keep the house of the Lord firm because he trusts you. Tell to the challenge: ” I am the pillar of my most high God.” You are planted firmly in the house of the Lord for His purposes. Noting can move you around, not the memory of the past and not the event of today or tomorrow. 

6-The Victory of reigning with Jesus 

As we continue to seek and obey the Lord till the end, Jesus has given us a victory to sit with him on his throne. There is a space for you. There is a throne for you. There is a reigning with Jesus waiting for you. No need to struggle – we are the heir of Jesus. This short time on earth prepares me to reign with Him- have this joy in your heart. I’ve got my Victory in Him.

7-The Victory of receiving the crown of life/ saved by His Grace

The crown life is not easy to have- or by definition, buying it cheap from somewhere! The heavenly Father gave this crown to His people. In an Olympic game, athletes bring their best to win the Gold medal. I saw they were crying when they won the Gold medal- many years of practice and discipline got them there to show the world – now they are the best. How much we need to be glad – when we won the crown of life in heaven! You do your best- you do prayer, you do whatever you can to win it. Put it in perspective – see things by faith, no sight. Love yours and the people around you, be kind to yours and anyone you are facing in your life. See good things in others and let your word and action be as clear as day.

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The journey seems challenging and complicated – we have a life on earth to do. By knowing that you are a winner, still, you are waiting to receive the trophy. 

The attribute of a winner is listed below:

1- Be strong in the face of challenges

2- Have endurance in the face of the unknown

3- Keep on believing in the broken world

4- Let Faith arises in you

5- Be full of hope

6- Let kindness overflows from you

7- Pray continually as your peace shining to others, inside out

8- Be Holy and seek God’s face every single day

9- Be committed and consistence 

10- The Victories is yours

Written by Dariush Youkhaneh

The Holy Bible, Book of Revelation, from apostle John

Be Kind to your heart, Immerse into love and sing a new song

I love to walk on the grass; it feels great! I am sure you do it too! Especially when we are in lockdown and have a chance to get out in the sunshine, have a cap and sunglasses, and walk on the grass once a day. I am in awe of nature. Sometimes, I keep quiet to hear the soft sound of the breeze. When the leaves are dancing is the moment of joy in my heart. 

I walk through and through – immersed into love.

Can you imagine a blue sky? with no clouds! Right above – Sun loves you with his light. Light is good. It takes away all the doubts; I keep daydreaming. I hold the beauty out there- that warms my heart to the bone. 

You can see the beauty when you open the window of the side of the garden! Think about heaven – Lookup, sing a new song.

How sweet is the sound of the birds! When you know, they are free – not in the cage. 

And God said, “Let the water teem with living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the vault of the sky.” Genesis 1:20 

I always think about this- God said, “let the birds fly above”. They are free and fly. They’re not worried about anything because they are in Father’s care. Aren’t we in Father’s care? We no need more THINGS! The things will come and go! We need to be Free! And able to fly ( be in peace). We need wings- the strong ones. 

“Don’t lose heart! You have a Father who can fly faster than you can fall” – Jentezen Franklin 

The great days are ahead- Keep your head held high! We are in the safe arms- keep opened your window, see the beautiful side of the garden. Have a walk on the grass – kiss the sky and be kind to your heart.

Written by Dariush Youkhaneh

Three Questions God Asked Jonah that Can Applies to Ours

Jonah’s life is an interesting one; We read a portion of his mission to Nineveh. In a couple of days ahead, I will share more about his life and other chapters with you. for now, we go straight to chapter 4 of Jonah.
Let me start by enlightening us. Jonah’s book is full of questions. Start with a question and end with a question. Interesting! Isn’t it?
In my paraphrasing: ” God said to Jonah: Would you go for me to Nineveh’s city? ” And ending with ” Am I not right to forgive the people? “

So, let’s see what the three burning questions God said to Jonah in chapter 4?
1- What right do you have to be angry?
2- What right do you have to be angry about the plant?
3- How much more, then, should I have pity on Nineveh, that great city. After all, it has more than 120,000 innocent children in it, as well as many animals!?

If you read the book of Jonah, you see Jonah was a stubborn person. He did not want to go to a place that God said him to go. He just runs away like a teenage boy. But, there was a process, and God only knew how to deliver it to Jonah. There was a lesson. And Jonah took it hard.
We are the same, Sometimes God has given us a mission to be done, but we have millions of reasons not to do it, And then, when it turns out God was right, we become angry – Do we have right when God is right, and we become angry? Being angry is not sin itself! God has a plan for you, and God has a specific goal, designed only for YOUR LIFE. It does not matter what situation you are in right now! It does not matter what title you are carrying with you. It does not matter how it does look like our bank account every day. It all comes in our obedience to God. Question one is an answer to our circumstances.
Right when God accomplished His plan through Jonah! Jonah got out of the city – to see the wrath of God on that city. But, God had mercy and compassion toward the city as people realised the depth of their wicked ways. And God showed this by a lesson through a plant to Jonah. On a hot-dry day, Jonah enjoyed the shadow of a plant God had grown for him, and the next day the plant is gone, and Jonah complained.
In question two, I guess we can learn that ” Everything belongs to Him, the smallest and the biggest! Let God does what needs to be done. Do not complain about what God has given you and take it back from you; he is the sovereign Lord and has the best interest.

God said:” How come you are angry with a plant which grown in one day and perish the next day but not the 120000 people in my image?

What we can learn from those questions :
1- God wants our obedience (do what God said to you to do)
2- Have compassion ( even with no evidence, be compassionate toward others)
3- Trust ( trust god will be with you)
4- Our God is a God of Mercy (don’t underestimate his mercy toward everyone)

Written by Dariush Youkhaneh’

Dear friend, I am so glad you are here! Thanks for checking out my post today, I hope you are blessed. This blog is for you, and please share it with your loved ones.

44 Inspirational Quotes from the Bible , Inspirational Bible verses

But, that is not all about giving you power but instead, make you closer to your creator, and when you are close to your God, everything changes in you and around you! Here is my gathering of 44 inspirational bible verses that can genuinely give you a new perspective and boost your inner energy. Let us dig in and keep these verses in our hearts.

1- For I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord. They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope. (Jeremiah 29:11 NLT)

2- This is my command- be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discourages. For the Lord, your God is with you wherever you go. Joshua 1:9 NLT

3- You gave me life and showed me your unfailing love. Your care preserved my life. Job 10:12 NLY

4- Jesus told her,” I am the resurrection and the life. Anyone who believes in me will live, even after dying. John 11:25 NLT

5- For this is how God loved the world: He gave his one and only Son so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life. John 3: 16 NLT

6- The Lord is my shepherd; I have all that I need. Psalms 23:1 NLT

7- Love each other with genuine affection, and take delight in honouring each other. Romans 12:10NLT

8- Now all glory to God, who is able, through his mighty power at work within us, to accomplish infinitely more than we might ask or think. Ephesians 3:20 NLT

9- What do you want me to do for you? Jesus asked, My Rabbi,” the blind man said,” I want to see!” Mark 10:51NLT

10- Dear children, let’s not merely say that we love each other; let us show the truth by our actions. 1 John 3:18 NLT

11- Your love for one another will prove to the world that you are my disciples. John 13:35 NLT

12- Great is his faithfulness; his mercies begin each morning afresh. Lamentations 3:23 NLT

13- You are altogether beautiful, my darling, beautiful in every way. Song of Song 4:7 NLT

14- I tell you, you can pray for anything, and if you belive that you’ve received it, it will be yours. Mark 11:24

15- I know the Lord is always with me. I will not be shaken, for he is right beside me. Psalms 16:8 NLT

16- Faith shows the reality of what we hope for; it is the evidence of things we cannot see. Hebrews 11:1 NLT

17- Never stop praying. Thessalonians 5:17 NLT

18- For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength. Philippians 4:13 NLT

19- For we live by believing and not by seeing. 2 Corinthians 5:7 NLT

20- Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you your heart’s desires. Psalms 37:4 NLT

21- This is the day the Lord has made. We will rejoice and be glad in it. Psalms 118:24 NLT

22- The sounds of joy and laughter. The joyful voices of bridegrooms and brides will be heard again, along with the joyous songs of people bringing thanksgiving offerings to the Lord… Jeremiah 33:11

23- Always be joyful. 1 Thessalonians 5:16 NLT

24- But we are looking forward to the new heavens and new earth he has promised, a world filled with God’s righteousness. 2 Peter 3:13 NLT

25- The Lord gives the word, and a great army brings the good news. Psalms 81:3 NLT

26- Sing a new song to the Lord! Let the whole earth sing to the Lord! Psalms 96:1

27- And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free. John 8:32 NLT

28- For the Lord is the Spirit, and wherever the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. 2 Corinthians 3:17 NLT

29- Your word is a lamp to guide my feet and a light for my path. Psalms 119:105 NLT

30- My heart is confident in you, O God; my heart is confident. No wonder I can sing your praises. Psalms 57:7 NLT

31- Yes, I am confident I will see the Lord’s goodness while I am here in the land of the living. Psalms27:13 NLT

32- You are the light of the world-like a city on a hilltop that cannot be hidden. Matthew 5:16 NLT

33- But while I am here in the world, I am the light of the world. John 9:5 NLT

34- I am leaving you with a gift-peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world can not give. So don’t be troubled or afraid. John 14:27 NLT

35- Trust in the Lord always, for the Lord God is the eternal Rock. Isaiah 26:4 NLT

36-May the Lord smile on you and be gracious to you. Numbers 6:25 NLT

37- May the Lord bless you and protect you. Numbers 6:24 NLT

38-As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend. Proverbs 27:17

39- Let us think of ways to motivate one another to acts of love and good works. Hebrews 10:24 NLT

40- Then Jesus shouted,” Lazarus, come out!” John 11:43 NLT

41- Joyful are people of integrity who follow the instructions of the Lord. Psalms 119:1

42- Wherever you go, and whatever you do, you will be blessed. Deuteronomy 28:6 NLT

43- For God is working in you, giving you the desire and the power to do what pleases him. Philippians 2:13 NLT

44-You will experience all these blessings if you obey the Lord your God. Deuteronomy 28:2 NLT

Written by Dariush Youkhaneh

Day 14 – Psalm 23

Hi Friend, Today is the last day of our 14-day immersing in God’s word devotion. If you have been with us for all 14 days of devotion – very well done to you, I trust these days been a blessing to you as it has been for me honestly. If you haven’t had a chance to join us here you go, you can read it day by day:

Day 1 – Have Hope

Day 2 – Be an example

Day 3 – MY HEART IS HAPPY

Day 4 – YOUR DOUBT = CONVICTION

Day 5 – I LOVE YOU

Day 6 – GOD IS OUR PROTECTION

Day 7 – SERVE YOURS , SERVE OTHERS = SERVING THE LIVING GOD

Day 8 – THE COUNTRY OF MOAB

Day 9 – THE COUNTRY OF MOAB / PART 2

Day 10 – GREETINGS FROM PAUL

Day 11 – CALL TO THE LORD, HEART PRAYER

Day 12 – YOU ARE AWESOME

Day 13 – TO GOD BE THE GLORY FOREVER

Day 14 – Psalm 23

Around 1000BC, It seems King David written down my heart prayer to God. When I open Psalms 23 – a whole new world opens to me. A shepherd boy from the town of Bethlehem and the youngest son of Jesse of the tribe of Judah where the prophet Samuel anointed him as the King of Israel. 

” The LORD is my shepherd; I shall no want.

He Maketh me to lie down in green pastures: He leadeth me beside the still waters.

He restoreth my soul:

He leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; Thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.

Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies:

Thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.

Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life:

And I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever. Amen” Psalms 23

Pslams 23 – Confidently and bravely written by David. King David fought many battles; he only admitted God as his shepherd also acknowledged him as a warrior. He was not only a shepherd boy who fought and defeated Goliath – but he also softened his heart who sought His God eagerly.

When God lets you lie down on green pastures means – He looks after you, and you do not need to be worried about how do I do this, and how do I do that? God takes care of the sheep. When the sheep are thirsty- He leads them to the still and sweet waters that they can drink and their life back to them. God does not allow your bones to die because of dryness; He leads you, He found a way for you. God will open the door to you that you never expected.

He guides you in the right way. Even though you walk in the darkest places, He is with you, and you drank the living water at the still waters! And – After arriving at the still waters – He restores your soul, A rescuer came along and restored you to life. You have the Bible as your rod, and you have Faith as your staff, take them along with you- they will be your shield. God anointed you with the Holy Spirit’s oil.

So, You continue as His Goodness and Mercy will be with you every single day.

What is your task to do now? Dwelling and calming yourself in the presence of the Lord. 

” I am the good shepherd..” John 10:11

Questions to ponder: Do you know your good shepherd personally? What does mean God is my shepherd? 

Remember: He is a good shepherd. 

Written by Dariush Youkhaneh

Day 13 – To God be the glory forever

We all thought 2021 would turn a better year than 2020. We hoped, and we wished the things get better and better! But, we saw another wave of sickness hit us all; our cities, countries and the planet didn’t rest yet and still eating people. Either human error or natural disaster, the world stuck in the marsh. It is our responsibility. If any one of us turns to what is right and just, this would be far better than a place. When God created Eden’s garden, it intended to be perfect. It was our responsibility to look after what he has given us. 

” Who has ever given God anything?” Roman 11:35

God made all things for our enjoyment alongside living with Him. Our wisdom is limited – we still have no idea of the planet we are living on – yes, we think we know! As a new generation, we need to realise that to carry the goodness of God to the next. Another great thing we need to know is :

” God owes nothing to anyone.” Job 41:11

Act a way that pleases Him – In an honourable way. If you have been taken away with the busyness of life – instead of blaming God – find a spot to acknowledge who he is. As some saying,” I enjoy life as much as I can, and in the last years of my life, I remember Him.” God wants you to join him in the journey – or in other words, we need to join God in the journey of life. If you in hardship, Praise him and let God take your burden. 

God still hears – even we see no sign of absolutely nothing!

When God put his sleeves off – He created everything out of NOTHING- your nothing is the beginning of a great story.

” Yes, God’s riches are very great! His wisdom and knowledge have no end!” Romans 11:33

Let keep our victory flag up – We have a God whose wisdom and knowledge endless. To God be the glory. Amen.

Comment Amen- if you believe it.

Written by Dariush Youkhaneh

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Jesus got these, Can You?

I have always dreamt of being the one God called me to be. But, you know we are human, we make mistakes and thank God we got the throne of God to go for, and we can confess at the feet of Jesus. I am asking God a new strength, a new powerful strength all over us, which in the time of weakness we can rise and stand firm. Sometimes we caught up in our daily routine, Work-Home-Church. God who created us knows everything about us. He knows the details of our lives. I am amazed, and our God does not stick in our daily routine. He sees us farther.
We call him day by day and week by week- He is ready to give us a fresh wind from heaven. Jesus was getting this fresh wind every day by going to Father’s presence and pray. I think we can do the same and even more. We can go to Father’s presence and ask Him for mercy.

Whatever reason people are fighting for is not worth the future God provided. There must be a reason God breathed into us and made us like Himself. The painter knew how is going to draw the paint. Jesus knew; that is why he said, ” Remain in me, and I remain in you.” our ultimate goal is to remain in Him, not remain in the world. The problem of humanity is this; they want to remain in this world forever instead of remain in God. And the answer to all our questions, all our doubts and unbelief will be found by remaining in Him. Whatever you wish, whatever you ask, whatever you want, whatever you look for, indeed will be given to you – if you remain in Him. Jesus got this. He remained in Father’s love and business. That is the area most of us are blind to it. Merely, we ignore it – because we scare of unseen things.
We can get started with an elementary baby step: loving ourselves and appreciate God for our being. If you can do this simple task, then you begin to grow, you’ll ask the question, I have loved myself, now how do I love others? How do I eat solid food now? , you can end your baby steps by loving others without expectations.
I think it is enough for now; I hope the above made sense to you. I summarised for us :
1- Remain in God
2- Love yours
3- Love Others
Jesus Got these, Can You?

Written By Dariush Youkhaneh

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10 Promises We need to gift to Ourselves

1- Promise to be Brave

God wants you to be brave. So take the first step of faith and let your fear disappear in a sudden time. You can be bold, and you can be substantial; who said you could not? Just hold it firm, the journey may be shaky a bit, but you can walk through it happier than before. The Bible says, ” You take courage.” It did not tell you to take fear; no, you made to be brave. 

2- Promise to do Right

You are not only trying to do right – but it is your human obligation to do right. So we do the right thing when we are at work, and we do right when we are with the family at home, we do right when we are everywhere. We called to do right, not to be right only. Being right is far away from doing right. So don’t worry about others – you do right, and the rest will be in place for you. 

3- Promise to follow Jesus, no matter what.

The innermost promise to yourself. No matter what you feel, No matter where you would be and no matter what season of life you are iP – We will follow Jesus. So, Keeping God first and most – is the most top priority of our life. So it would be for every Christ-follower; they don’t follow the world and its desire, but Jesus- He is the centre of everything we do and have. The world we live in may not understand this fully, but we have the Holy Spirit to lead us through all days. Can you keep the promise in your heart?

4- Promise not to Give up

Never give up; life is hard and harsh – and that is a reality. There are loads of encouragement videos and podcasts, and books out there to lift your spirit. Don’t give up on your dreams. One day all your beautiful dreams will come true- If they desired for a good and loving way – God will open the doors for you. It may seem like nothing happening, but you do push and try again. No pain, no gain. Don’t dare give up on your faith, Don’t dare give up on God. It is time to hear him directly – it is enough to hear from this and that person; Go to him and listen to what God says to you. Can you be a person of consistency? 

5- Promise not to cease Praying

Pray, Pray and Pray – Even no answer appears. But, prayer can unlock some fantastic doors in your life. So, keep the prayer first of things, not last. The God who created you love to hear from you. He is so humble to listen to our little praying. He answers all your prayer in cry and laughter. So, go to your room, Go to the park, go for a walk, on the way in your heart, wherever you are, pray and see how God opens the door for you? Can you promise to yourself say a few words each day to God?

6- Promise to be Active (physically and spiritually )

It is time to be involved; keeping yourself moving is excellent for your physical well-being and helps unwind your mind. Spiritually activities are praying, reading the Bible, going to church, fellowship with other believers. Train your physical and spiritual muscles by practising.

7- Promise to be thankful/grateful which what I have and what I don’t.

Let it be always in our lips and heart- ” I am thankful”, ” I am grateful”. You do not need to do or be someone or somewhere to give thanks; you can give thanks right now; it does not matter which family you grew or growing – God put you there for a reason, Thank him, be grateful for your situation in your life. I know you hear it a lot, but honestly, He has a good plan for you. Thank God.

8- Promise to keep Faith Hope and Love

All comes together now, most importantly, Love. So keep these three in harmony. Have faith, keep Hope and love more. Faith to who? God saved you, that God is for you and sent his Son, Jesus, to rescue you. So keep Hope; what? Keep Hope that a great future is ahead of you and behind, that Jesus will return, that you have eternity with Him. Love more to who?

Everyone: Love friend and enemy, Love all, Love God.

9- Promise to keep improving/learn/grow and upskill in all area of my life

Does any course out there to help me? Could you do it? Does any skill you need to learn? Please do it. Do something to improve – what didn’t you know last year but you can learn this year? Always push forward; I know we can do it to a greater degree. 

10- Promise to Love God with all my heart, soul and mind and love my neighbour as myself

Although Love came in the promise eight lists, Love God with all my heart, soul and mind keeps all other promises in balance. Do your best to return to God if any mistake happened. Do your best to love Him. Do your best to draw Him close to you. Not on the surface only – but with all your loving God. One of the most important promises you can gift to yourself and find out what pleases God and do it. 

Written by Dariush Youkhaneh

I will be with You

God is always with you.

He said, ” as I was with Moses, I will be with You “.

👉When God is with you there are three areas to remind yourselves

🙌And God is not limited to a location.

It means wherever we are located here on earth; He is there, He is omnipotent. So, do not worry about your location. God got you cover on this for sure. He knew the place you have been born. Even better, he knew you before you opened your little eyes to this world. God does not need to steal your identity. Because He is your identity. You have made in His image. The location is an artificial word to know where we are and where we go; the world is not our permanent home.

🙌God is not limited in time.

Not only that, He is God of all times. He is not isolated in time or limited in a time zone. The time is for us because we are human. We need time to discipline the place we live in. He created the time too. To make the world and everything in it a better place to live for us. But he is not limited to it. He is with you at all times. You are in the right time slot. Don’t worry; God is with you, don’t say I am a lost generation or come at the wrong time on earth, not at all. You are in the right place, with the right people and at the right time. So, be glad and enjoy your moments in this realm. Till you see, yourself in His heavenly arms.

🙌God is not shorthanded

He will never be. His mighty hands are not short to help you. He can pull you out, less than a blink of an eye. He got the golden key; He can open any door for you. The Holy Spirit abides in you. He didn’t come to leave; He came to remain. Keep believing and trust that the Cross of Jesus has saved you. God is not powerless; He is the source of power that will never be ended.

We may forget Him, but He will never forsake us.

Can you remind yourselves of the tangible presence of God in your life?

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Written by your Friend, Dariush Youkhaneh

Beautiful nature at Buddero National Park

Here some are beautiful nature photos from Buddero national park. The interesting thing about nature is they continue to proclaim the beauty of God. As some are hurting the planet, other people of all tribe and nation are admiring the voiceless sound of trees, rivers and mountains. God is hovering over all. The Bible says, “Day after day they continue to speak; night after night they make him known.” (Psalms 19:2 NLT)
How come they continue to speak and praise Him with a voiceless sound? How come we don’t honour and proclaim His Name? They make Him known. Heaven and earth all belong to Him only. Let’s see his magnificence and make Him known. Are you with me in this? Thank God for this. With all our weaknesses, we can see and enjoy his handwork.

Written by

Dariush Youkhanhe

@All photos are taken by me and are original

Identity

If you live in an apartment in a busy town – and look down from the balcony of your unit, you see people are walking into each other and hurrying to do something.

I am interested to see what will happen in the next 50 years from now. Our life is changing dramatically. Artifactual intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things(IoT) will be ordinary, and Electric cars are already hitting the markets. The machines are taking over human tasks. Those are exciting news for most of us. With all these new technologies, we are still struggling with our IDENTITY. 

If I give a blank page and tell you, please draw’ the identity’ for me; what will you draw? 

The oxford definition of Identity is “The fact of being who or what a person or thing is”

The Bible definition of Identity is “We are made in the image of God “, As I brought to you in my previous post. God breathed His life into us – then the simple meaning of who we are will articulate in who HE IS. So, Our core being is not defined by the things or affected outwardly. We may see it on the surface, but heaven’s connection shapes our inner status. That is why so many of the new younger generation are struggling to find themselves, and they look outside, look and love to be seen, desiring to have always new and shiny things. There is nothing shady to have a big dream. 

We see Identity as not something that recently comes up like a mushroom; we had this issue in Jesus’ time. There was a man called Matthew whose job was collecting tax for the government. He had access to the treasure and money; perhaps He knew the meaning of having a lot of money and sometimes unfairly collecting tax more than expected. In between, He heard Jesus came into his town, and it was the best time for him to look the life from a different angle. Matthew, A short guy, went above a tree with his expensive outfit to find his Identity. He did not care this time. Perhaps there is a Man in the town, can answer all his questions. Although Jesus, ‘the master of freeing people’, was there to bring his Identity back. Jesus’ presence was enough for Matthew to enlighten his heart. Matthew brought back Home. Then, he suddenly realised and asked this question of himself; ‘What I have been doing whole my life? Money!!! I give back four times more for those I unfairly treat them.’

Our Identity is not in the things. No, even, it is not in another person. Nothing wrong with having the stuff of life; the question comes with loving the things. Our Identity is in Galatians 5: 22

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.

Heaven is our Identity.

Lose your life to Jesus, and you’ll find your Identity. Lose your life to Him means to be in connection with Him. Means walk in his way, coming back to Him, even we may make a mistake – but coming back to him with a repentant heart. Where do we find our Identity? At Jesus’ feet!

Comment – what’s your definition of Identity. 

Written by Dariush Youkhaneh 

One Day

I recently started to read more books about the Holy Spirit. I bought a book by Reinhard Bonnke called ‘ Are We Flammable or Fireproof? ‘. I borrowed a book from our local library written by Rick Warren to company my devotion times. In my ups and downs walk in God, Still, I have zero knowledge of Him. I reached this point, that, I need more of God. I need more Bible verses to be injected into my veins. I need more Jesus-Words to change my perspective and give me a good sound-minding decision. As Bonnke said ” The power of the Holy Spirit does not come as a reward. ” God’s gifts are many, and the gift of the Holy Spirit is one of the special One.

Where would I be, when God calls me? Am I in waving circumstances of this life? Or busying myself with the things of this world? I learned that time with God is an essential walk in the spiritual journey, be emptied of this world – be filled with heaven’s Spirit. Returning to Him, Confession and obedience all are part of the journey again and again! God knows we are human. He knows we are not perfect! That is the reason He sent the Perfecter. He knows we can not walk and continue the journey of life without living water. That is the reason he made available the living water to us. 

The war, the injustice, the fight, the sin, the bad stuff – all It will vanish one day. One day He comes with His Throne. His chosen Ones will be with Him forever. His rich wisdom removes all the doubts. He makes it all white and shiny. One day you can see the Living-Water with your own eyes. Oh, How He loves us. One Day all our pains and sorrows will be replaced with His glorious presence, and space will be filled with the spring white flower.

Who said, we are not belonging to heaven?  Who said, we are not loved by Jesus? Who said, we are not Jesus lovers? 

We are God’s chosen people. In the weakest time, we boast and in the poorest time, we are rich. It does not matter how many doors closed. It does not matter if everything seems falling apart. It does not if we need this and that. It does not matter if this and that is late. It does not – All the matter is CHRIST. Who can changes us/things in the blink of eyes! What it matters is – to worship him, to near Him, Be with Him. Then our Souls will fly – Indeed freed. One Day we will touch this truth. One Day is coming.

Written by

Dariush Youkhaneh

Inspired by the Holy Spirit

Autumn, Glory , Life

We are in the middle of Autumn in Australia. As the deadly covid-19 virus still claiming the lives of people around the world. By now , most people found a way to deal with it. Some are taken the vaccine, some are waiting to take the vaccine, some are escaped to the rural areas, some other staying away from the city centres. And sadly others are mourning still.

It seems , the life styles are getting shape , like a clay under hand of a potter. Still , most of them , carrying the  luggage around from the past to present ,hurting themselves and others. The smells of cold winter days are ahead and still we are not ready for it.

One thing that life can teach you is to be patient, it is ‘when’ and ‘How’ to apply , it’s important. 

We almost listen to everything,  looking to anything , going to everywhere we can , travel as far as we are able , altogether we forgot listen and look to whom created us to be. Being wise means have a secret life with your creator. Sometimes a prayer can change You, your inward life can hear and respond with a Joy outwardly.  Let’s get rid of all luggage. Let’s look to our Jesus. In our workplaces, in our homes , in our interaction with one another. Like a train moving to its destination , let us move to our destination. I know we can do that, something in you is stronger than anything out there. Keep your energy focused to the finish line with endurance. So , practice your Faith , Practice your love , practice your hope. Rick Warren well said ” Living for God’s glory is the greatest achievement we can accomplish with our lives.”

A glory full of grace and truth. Because He is God. He is Worthy of all. You have a purpose in Him , the sweetest thing in life isn’t about how Great we are , nor how rich we are? It is about glorifying him in the way we think , glorifying him in the way we feel and glorifying in the way we act. So , it is not about tomorrow , it about your ‘Now’!  Be in the season , use the talent God given you to be more like His Nature. It is Autumn here , the yellow leafs are dancing for a brighter days ahead. 

Comment how is your season going? What does Glory mean to you? How can you bring glory to God in your life?

Peace and Love

Dariush Youkhaneh

Whisper of God’s Love

April is here. It seems Corona calmed down in our towns and all restrictions gone with the winds. People back to work as usual with trains , buses and their own cars. The environments had a breathe for a year of rest, the jungles , the trees , the greens and the rivers, all had a year of restoration. The bad people got back to their own wicked way and the good people continue their charity and ministry to the world. Not only that we back to our business of Love, to love people, to love one another.

The sun is brighter these days. It doesn’t bother the skin any more. The guitar man playing his instrument in a better way. The world still does not have the power of unity. In Kolkata poor kids still looking for the foods. But there is Hope. Which just Christ brought us a few days ago by coming out of grace alive. If our greatest achievement measured in this world , we are missing the point. To seek Him , to find Him. As St.Augustine of Hippo said “To fall in love with God is the greatest romance; to seek him the greatest adventure; to find him, the greatest human achievement.

We miss the point if put all our Hope in our human achievement! Difinitly , we enjoy God’s victory he has given us here , on earth ! But, not our ultimate hope! Our greatest hope and love is in Christ alone. It doesn’t matter how look like for others. Caralyn Collar says in her latest video ‘I am Free” as she has given her testimony of recovering from anorexia. God changes lives. He is the master of all seasons. From opening the red sea to calming the river on a boat. From rescuing a nation of slavery to rescuing whole world through His Son Jesus. “I have come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.” John 10:10b.

War isn’t stopped yet ! Injustice isn’t stopped yet ! Peace is far reach for the nations to come. But Christ is calling for a life more abundantly. A life full of eternal hope for all nations. Can we hear his whisper call of life? We all equal in his Love, no one is less! Everyone of us got His attention. He looks at us such a way of incredible and unexplainable Love. That is why He adopted us to his family. God is not going to change his Mind. So ,I am here with my everything within me , inside out , to proclaim his goodness. His faithfulness has reached to far and farest nation. I am wiping my tears when I write this to you that How much he loves you!? I am not tired to say this to you my dear friend! Yes , to you , are reading this. He loves you so so much. Where ever you are! He is there with you. He is ” a calling ” away. He is “a prayer ” away!

I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.
John 10:11 NIV

With my everything 🧡

Dariush Youkhaneh

‘Tough Times Don’t Last, Tough People Do’

‘Tough Times Don’t Last, Tough People Do’

It is Palm Sunday pluse my run event.
Mission accomplished! Managed 12km under 60mins .12km run in 58 mins and 30 seconds.

Spacial Thanks to those who made donations to hospitals.

It was a smooth run road , they have chosen nice spots as we had only one top hill to run. I am surprised to my performance,  however I could do better. I think running up hills consumes my energy more and drained my last 2 km abit as I was trying to catchup my breathing.
I like the medal, at the back of medal is written : ‘Tough time don’t  last , Tough people do ‘…

Today is the day of celebration of entering Jesus to Jerusalem.

Land like a butterfly
Sit like a butterfly
Enjoy like a butterfly

We read this story on book of Matthew :

“The disciples went and did as Jesus had instructed them. They brought the donkey and the colt and placed their cloaks on them for Jesus to sit on. A very large crowd spread their cloaks on the road, while others cut branches from the trees and spread them on the road. The crowds that went ahead of him and those that followed shouted, “Hosanna to the Son of David!” “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!” “Hosanna in the highest heaven!” When Jesus entered Jerusalem, the whole city was stirred and asked, “Who is this?” The crowds answered, “This is Jesus, the prophet from Nazareth in Galilee.”
Matthew 21:6‭-‬11 NIV

Hosanna in the highest heaven.

I hope we be a people don’t turn from Him when circumstances change. The same people shouted for Joy , a few days later shouted to crucify him. I hope we continue be side of Hosanna, no matter what they said.

Hosanna ,will help us today , tomorrow and the future. He is Jesus. He is entering to your town. Would you cheer him up and continue so? Would you keep him tight in your arms and don’t let Him go ?

You are not alone ! You will never be. You are enough. You are in right place , the place need to be , the purpose of God is not far from you. Let’s keep this secret on our heart. The change is near!

Loving you,

Dariush Youkhaneh

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A song from my heart

God is with me
God is my helper
My creator will help me
God is my strength and song
The hand of Him gives me victory
I worship God
This is his act,  what a wonderful act!
Grab the branches , and start the celebration..
Oh God,  I worship your greatness
You are my God
You are endless

Inspired by Psalm 118
21 March 2021

Dariush Youkhaneh

The Last day of Summer / The First day of Autumn

Yep , Australia done with summer 20-21. And today is the first day of Autumn. I didn’t have chance go to beach much. I think it was a hardest summer for many as so many beaches were closed due to pandemic. But , I am grateful, not because they were closed. But , because we had a great summer weather. Last two years, I remember, we’ve had a bad bush fire season. Also , good rain poured out throughout this summer.

The below is my last photo of summer 2021 in Sydney, Australia:

Last day of summer 2021 , Sydney Australia

No filter , God just painted as beautiful as His heart. His faithfulness goes to generations and generations. I learnt to keep the things simple. I learnt to be content in whatever life faces me.

We had rain enough , the trees are more green than last summer. So , Autumn is ready to come in and show its dance of leafs. The colours are ready for a change from green to yellow. The warm clothes are slowly ready to be picked up from the closet. And the grandma’s cookies going to be taken from oven. If not that, the changes of heart and protective to life comes with every season.

Autumn in Australia

Who knows ! May this Autumn be more beautiful than previous one. May God enlighten our hearts to His beauty more. That , we may know God loves us in every single season. We are blessed that we can see another one. Another , painted-season of our creator. I know , some of you are in a different season than Australia. One thing remains , The Goodness and Gratitude of the season that we can offer to our creator. Open your eyes and see the wonders of Love.

What do you see? How do you see it? New season is here.

Keep loving

Dariush Youkhaneh

Great, Memorise Bible Verse

For the Lord gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding.
Proverbs 2:6 NIV

Wisdom, Wisdom and Wisdom . A heavenly and divine wisdom , a great and incredible knowledge and an understanding beyond human thoughts and mind.

Lord

Gives

Wisdom

Knowledge

And understanding.

Can we keep this in our memory!? And hold it tight in our hearts today?

Not my knowledge but His.

Dariush Youkhaneh

Great Memorise Bible Verse

Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.
Hebrews 12:2 KJV

NIV version translated as FIXING our eyes on Jesus..

We must never stop looking to Jesus. If we accept Him as our saviour and Lord. We need to believe He is the beginning and the end.

Fix your eyes on Jesus is the best experience you can have in the midst of difficulties of this life.

Read the scripture above again with a slow step and let think what fixing your eyes on Jesus means?

Fixing our eyes on Jesus means :

Peace comes. Miracles happens. And worries gone.

Focus on Jesus

Dariush Youkhaneh

Beautiful garden flowers

Flowers appear on the earth; the season of singing has come, the cooing of doves is heard in our land.
Song of Songs 2 : 12

One aspect of flower that brings singing . When you see flower such , you like to sing and love. Love that comes from nature above. No one can deny that flowers are not beautiful! They are beautiful in every season and in every occasion.

They change your mood and feeling. They give a special gift of peace and belonging. Go around a garden full of flower and see what grabs you first! Their look and smell. Their love and peace. They somehow sing for you and suddenly you gotta start singing too! They aren’t shy like human , they show their beauty- naked ! Go through above 6 photo , look at them slowly this time.. what’s come to your mind in first?

Beauty ? Peace ? Love ? Coloury ? Spring ? …

They are seating their all day long and giving us their look : l

You’ll be inspired , you’ll be motivated when you see them. You’ll be inspired with their colour . Aren’t they ?

Love

Dariush Youkhaneh

🇦🇺God Bless Australia/ Happy Australia Day🇦🇺

God bless Australia, Happy Australia Day to all my Australian readers and all around the world. 26 January 2021.

We honour this day. As my living land for more than 10 years. I am blessed to be living in such a country of blessed and plenty. I am truly humbled. Thanks to those died for this land. Thanks for those kept this land safe and sound,and now we can do double better for next generation that, they know they are loving in such a blessed and plenty country, 🇦🇺 AUSTRALIA.🇦🇺

The people on this day do Loads of activities such as going to beach, BBQ, small gathering, play sport by the beach, hiking adventure, boat riding …

I did fishing this year , I got nothing more than a leather jacket fish as you can see below:

of course, I released it afte caught. A very beautiful fish , circling with a blue line with a golden tail.

The summer is getting hoter and hoter. Today’s weather nearly reached to 39 celesus. A pretty hot day. When I arrived to fishing spot , a nice wind took away the heat of the day. I enjoyed. People everywhere to enjoy this day off and have fun with their loved ones. If you are in Australia, I hope, you enjoyed your day, tell me what did you do on this day ?

God bless our land , and heal our brokenness. This is the spot i got the chance to spent my Australia day:

Isn’t this beautiful? Isn’t this wonderful magnificent?

Thank God for this Land. Thank Jesus for His love and mercy toward us and Thank the Holy Spirit which is hovering throughout Australia.

Dariush Youkhaneh

God is Love

I may fail to love others, But God’s love never fails. Because He is Love. His nature and characteristic is Love. My human nature never even close-like to His Love. His Love is a different kind , heavenly Love-like but touching earth Love. Once upon a time this Love came on earth like a flesh , lived among us to show us the Father’s unconditional love. I may not be even worthy of this Love , But the Blood of Father’s Love , Jesus , makes me whole again. Now , that Love is not only in Him , but in Me , and this Love lives ,whoever believes in Him. The Son of Lamb , The Son of God , The Alpha and Omega , The Way, The Truth and The Life.

His Love is sweeter than Life. His Love is like fruitful garden , full of all kind of fruits.

His Love is Light, opens the way of my dark paths. His love is a lighthouse for the lost ships on the seas. His Agape love never ends , never tires , never gives up , never leaves.

Can I know this Love ? Absolutely.

Can I be like this Love ? Definitely.

My dear friend as you are reading this post , I just want to tell you that Jesus Loves you, unconditionally, His love is for you too. Do you know that in His Love there is a power ? Power of freedom. Indeed you may heard this thousands of times from church’s and preachers, But you have never experienced His UNCONDITIONAL Love , Now is the time. It is very simple but powerful prayer from your heart with a child-like Faith: “God I want to know your Love , show me Jesus“. That is it .

God is Love.

Dariush Youkhaneh

Eleven points in John 14 can change your life forever.

JESUS comforts his disciples in John 14. He directly teaching them lessons. There are many precious lessons to learn and apply into our today’s live. Those words are for all his disciples around the world. They are great to contemplate , and focus our views to pure and right thing. Whoever turns to His teaching , they come out more focus , a better person , and diamond in heart, pure in mind and a free soul.

As I am going to point out those lessons, remember Jesus never promised your issue and problems will be eliminated once you believed in Him , of course He has spoken that He will be with us through it. In another word God wants to make us a true follower of Him by coming out of trial and difficulties as gold.

Read chapter 14 book of John in your quite time , see How God will speak to you through it. I am sure of this , that Jesus words will change your view/mindset. This chapter reminds us to not to focus on worthless things , or any other idea from people to us and the world around us, instead focus on praising , honouring words of God in our life. I need to remind myself of this truth everyday , and talk to Holy Spirit that he can lead me to the right direction. Are you ready ?

Lets read out loud 11 points of Jesus in the Gospel of John chapter 14:

1- Faith in Jesus Christ.

2- Wherever Jesus is , we would be too. Believing in Jesus will guarantee our VIP ticket right at His presence. Yes , we have this privilege of being in his presence in Heaven.

3- Jesus is ” The Way, The Truth and The Life”. Put attention: He IS. JESUS did NOT mention There are other way too.or There is another truth you may know, or there is another person can give you life. He simply said : I AM the way , I AM Truth , I AM Life.”

4- When you see Jesus , you see the Father.

5- Ask in Jesus , whatever you need.

6- We have access to the Holy Spirit.

7- Jesus will help us.

8- Jesus will never leave us alone.

9- the Holy Spirit will teach us.

10- the Gift of peace of heart and mind will be given to us.

11- Jesus will return soon.

Now go and read it , tell me what point talk to you directly. Who Jesus is to you? Does Jesus help you at all?

A Prayer for the week ahead..and after

God , I am young and needy of you. If I fall please lift me up. And let me walk in your presence. Let your love be known to me and wipe all my darkness within me. Let it be a week of victory.

God , I am unwise and inexperience. If I make a decision please shape it and make it yours. Let your knowledge be a life-lesson to my heart. Let it be a week of greatness.

A prayer for the week ahead.. ! And after

God, I am empty without you. Fill me with your love. Let your kindness soften me. Let it be a week of life changing moments.

God , I am blind and short-sighted human. Heal my blindness and let me see the distance. Let your miracles come and be a week of miraclous.

God, I am only a human from dust. Let your divinity come that I will assure I am made like your image. Let your holiness come and be a week of holy.

God , I am only in one place at one time. But you are a space traveller. You are everywhere. Let me know that you know everything and you are everywhere, Let be week of Y-O-U.

God , I need you. Not only for this week ahead but for the week after, after after… and everyday of my life. Let it be yours and only yours.

Much Love

Dariusu Youkhaneh

Great Memories Bible Verse

You are my place of safety, a strong tower that protects me from my enemies.
Psalms 61:3 ERV

God is my safe place , where I can rest forever. A place that I can hide. His power protects me from all lies of enemy. He removed all my mistakes and make them white like snow and throw them into the depths of seas which no one can know. God is my refuge. My love, my only place of rest.

You

Are

My

Place of

Safety,

A strong tower,

That protects me ,

From my enemies.

Love

Dariush Youkhaneh

Great Memories Bible Verse

But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the Lord.
2 Corinthians 3:18 KJV

Me and you can be likeness of God , to be Him on earth, the same Image from Glory to Glory.

Read the verse above again, this time read it slowly , let your heart and mind pick them up. Read the second time. Do the same.

Now , read it reverse , very slowly. Get the meaning of the word – let it flow into your spirit. Being image of God wipes all burden of this world. Take off the mask of the world from your heart. God is good , he can help you on this.

Much Blessings

Have a nice day and night

Dariush Youkhaneh

We can be Stronger , Better ..and Kinder

In all these days of uncertain we can be stronger and better ! Even it is not knowing, what is happening tomorrow. We are here to know Jesus as He is our God and savior. To focus on Jesus will ease our unsettle hearts from the burdens of the world. It is not because we want to be free from the things of the world , but because we want to know him better, This makes us stronger in the challenges of life. We are not here to be best only , but better! This better improves our quality of life. Better in Sport , Better in our works , Better version of ourselves , Better in prayer life, a better human being , a better God fearing person whom is not proud by its deeds but qualified by God.

Oh , There are so many out there, So many out there proud for their fame and rich. God does not look at what you have , or what you dont of the things in the life. Of course , He loves the details of our life and He cares about them . There is a mid-way . God loves US not the things belongs to us. He wants US not our Things. We are longing, our souls are shouting for a place to rest.

We can rest. we can take it easy. We can close our eyes and have a breathe of heaven onto our lungs. This temporal life can’t stop us from His marvellous grace. We are not made of steel. We are not made of Iron and we are not machine. We are a simple human being who needs a saviour. Although , we touched the surface of Moon and Mars. There are and millions of wonderful things are made by Him for His glory.

Let not our hearts be in troubled. Let the light goes through. God planned for our rescue. He still has the plan, to live with us , to be within us. Have faith , let not others or yours deceive you.

But even before I was born, God chose me and called me by his marvelous grace. Then it pleased him.”
Galatians 1:15 NLT

He choose us to his endless love and grace. He choose you. You can be stronger. You can be better.

Much Love

Dariush Youkhaneh

O Lord my God

Tomorrow, is the last day of winter in Australia. Today , was the warmest day of winter, a beautiful aroma of blossom was in the air. I am living in the dream! How beautiful would it be, if everday was like this ! ” Reality ” . When reality comes in , okay ! It’s not that always.

Every season is for a reason!

I’m livin’ in the dream! In the waiting time you got a lot to learn. Teaching my soul to be patient in e v e r y step. O Lord my God as new season of Spring coming would you allow me to take one more step closer to you? Your Majesty ! Would you heal this brokenness bones ? Please heal it with your lovin’ kindness.

Yes . I’m thanking you in the new season. Even if the pain and deseas does not leave us. O Lord my God how sweet you are. How wonderful you are. You turned my mourning into dancing for me. I am only human , You are God. All I need, Your Holy Spirit , the Spirit of Truth and Love.

O Lord my God :

You are the reason

You are the morning

You are the seasons

You are the sunrise

You are the sunset

You are the fountain

You are the life

You are the way

You are the Love

Dariush Youkhaneh

Dear friend , have you read my new book called ” Hope in Corona Time ” ?

the Time

Should this be a time of glory and praise or just a time of frustration and nothing ?

As God do not fit in our time and place. But He is pretty well known as time-keeper who knows what’s the best time for us to be helped and rescued. We are living auch an unprecedented time , no one knows what tomorrows will bring ? But God knows , He knew the time of my born , the time of struggling of my passing my subject in school and such an embarrassing situation happened in workplace , or what that marriage brought such this and that result.

Although, the Time has never been our friend ! It will never be . The Time is flying without telling us ” Hey , I am running very fast” , you all agree with me in this. Jesus had such a short time to do the Fathers will. He knew the precious time , is important to keep !

How me and you , are aware of our times ? To be honest , I know my time is flying ! What can I do? Praise and keep praising.

Single like me ? Praise and keep praising. Married ? praise and keep praising.

For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11

I believe in this. God’s plan is on time. In His favour and wisdom. I do not know the right timing , He knows. Let God look after our Times.

Much Love

Dariush Youkhaneh

Physical and Spiritual

Yes , I took One Million total steps in 83 days. I am not saying because I boast my ability but to encourage us and be more active.

I have participated in 100 days global challenge activity , and I am so grateful to be part of it. The above result comes from walking , running , hiking , playing soccer activities.

This is so cool thing , and I am happy of this result but this is just a beginning ! Imagine that what you can do . You can start as simple as with a walking half an hour a day. Just do a math and you see the result will shock you!
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When we see in Jesus time , possibly this result will be nothing to compares! Most of the time they needed to use their feet to do any activities ( except they had been using horse..) , In this century we are so comfortable, we got agenda to meet, they taught us time is gold we need to protect it and spend the time well. We wont do 20km walk to get to our schools, simply we drive or catch a public transport vehicle. That make no sense if you do walk! We got uber , taxis and bicycle 🙂 Instead of that , we do gym and do outdoor activity such as walking , running and so forth.

Our comfort level reaching to its high potential. We got a nice and comfy bed to sleep in.

Although , physical activity is very good but spiritual activity need to be practice rightly. In my blog and belief, I have no other spirit activity practice except worshiping Jesus and prayer in His Name.
So Prayer is a vital part of my life. Even in my worst day i go to prayer and even in my best day i go to prayer, Prayer in Jesus Name.
I don’t go sleep without telling Thanking God for the day and praying for the night and the day ahead. We learnt this from Jesus himself. We see a Jesus who walks every where ( except one time got a lift from a donkey 🙂 ) , whom has a potential intensive activity every day. And in another side , we see a Jesus of prayer , whom is intensive in Spiritual activity.

If you look at Jesus’ schedule, you’ll be amazed. But with all these meetings he kept his secret place and went to prayer and speak to His Father. It was more important to save people than other things to do. We have a balance here. He is very social , He appearances in the right time with the right people need his speech or touch and healing.

We can say that , If we are on God’s schedule , everything come to right place and time.

Physical activity , Spiritual activity and our social life and family , all will come to balance if we let him have control and be the centre of our life. We see both are very important physical and spiritual activities. Our soul need to hear and be fresh by the Holy Spirit and our flesh need to be on discipline.

I can do all things through him who strengthens me. Philippians 4 : 13

I want that balance , I want that Jesus be the centre that every steps I take these steps either for my physical body and spiritual body be beneficial and effective.

Oh Father , Your unending love is for us , You made this body and soul . Help me to keep this in balance. Help me be Jesus and grow me in my understanding of your things on earth. Remove my blindness , keep me active both physical ans spiritual. Thank you Jesus. Amen

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