Beauty In Diversity

One of the most vital ingredients, if not the most important aspect to create a healthy relationship, is our established identity as sons and daughters of the Most High God, partaking His divine nature and having the mind of Christ only made possible by the finished work of Jesus Christ at the cross.

We all know that no one has “arrived” yet and we are all a work in progress, but as we come to gain knowledge and confidence in who we are before the eyes of our Heavenly Father through the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit, we posture ourselves to become carriers of His kingdom to create a healthy family and community.

“Therefore if you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from his love, if any common sharing in the Spirit, if any tenderness and compassion, then make my joy complete by BEING LIKE-MINDED, having the SAME LOVE, being ONE IN SPIRIT and OF ONE MIND.” Philippians‬ ‭2:1-2‬ ‭NIV‬‬

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Humility Is The Key

“And being found in appearance as a man, He HUMBLED Himself and became obedient to the point of death, even the death of the cross. Therefore God also has highly exalted Him and given Him the name which is above every name, 10 that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of those in heaven, and of those on earth, and of those under the earth, 11 and that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.” (Philippians 2:5-11)

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From Faith To Faith

Sometimes what propels us to move forward or soar higher are the questions that we are being asked that pop up during ordinary conversations.  Either we answer them directly or take the questions home with us to think and re-think.

Caught unaware, I was asked, “Why do Christians not believe in carved images of saints and the crucifix to be placed at home or worn as jewelry?”

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Enhancing Relationship!

Sometimes during our busy schedules, we tend to push ourselves to focus on Him that puts us to the end of ourselves just to connect to Him, not knowing that the God of the universe Who loves us dearly and deeply is continually without interruption focused on us 24/7.

“What is man that You are MINDFUL of him,
Or the son of man that You take care of him?  (Hebrews 2:6)

MINDFUL is defined as focusing one’s awareness on the present moment.  It is being aware of · conscious of · alive to · sensible of · alert to · awake to · acquainted with · heedful of · watchful of · careful of · wary of · chary of · cognizant of · wise to · hip to · regardful of · recognizant of.

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