‘Resilience. It’s something we aren’t talking about right now. Maybe it’s because many of us are just waiting for the cloud to pass, thinking this is just an anomaly and we can resume normal life in a few weeks. Maybe some of us are stuck in denial because it is easier to hide under the pillows or deep in work and watch the weeks fly by than it is to come to terms with what is happening to our world…’ Continue reading resilient
Your Body is Temple
‘Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honour God with your bodies.’ 1 Corinthians 6:19-20
This verse struck me a few years ago as I re-read it. It’s extremely significant that our bodies are temples.
When you look at the physical temple in the Old Testament you see that God was present there and His presence was so phenomenal and powerful that only certain people could enter. Yet in the New Testament, because of what Jesus did on the cross, it is said that we are the temples of God!
‘Having grown up in a neighbouring country, I couldn’t go another day without understand what is keeping Venezuela in this living state hell. What I discovered, the conclusion that I came to, is that you don’t have to look very far to see where the greatest problem lies…’ Continue reading stuck
‘A mother only has two hands and one heart yet Jesus says ‘that’s enough’. He says, ‘Do you love me?’ and you say, yes, with all of my little bitty heart. And He knows it will never compare to His love. But He says, ‘that’s enough’. Then He says ‘feed my sheep’. Because He knows, mothers, that you aren’t just able to feed your little lambs at home, but He has equipped you to feed sheep far beyond your pastures as well, to help heal many people, to bring many into His love, to shine a light that is so strong it defies physics and shatters glass — glass roofs, glass doors, fancy office buildings and apartments, shanty towns, slums, ghettoes…’ Continue reading destined for a purpose