I will be honest… my week last week was horrible, I was completely out of it and nothing seemed to be going in my favor. ( I was having a selfish moment, but I got out of it lol) I had to remind myself to count my blessing and the things that I thought were issues in the grand scheme of things weren’t.
Posts Tagged ‘Purpose’
Tags: christian, earth, God, Purpose, salvation, The Purple Book
Tags: attention, Hearing, learning, Listening, Purpose, understanding, wisdom
“So pay attention to how you hear. To those who listen to my teaching, more understanding will be given. But for those who are not listening, even what they think they understand will be taken away from them.” (Luke 8:18 NLT)
The “HOW you hear” really caught my attention. It’s not just listening but listening with intention, with effort, with purpose, actively, not passively. I have been guilty of listening to the word of God in my devotionals passively, leaning back, just having a story told and not listening by leaning forward…
This “lean-back listening” robs me of the gift of understanding and gaining precious wisdom. I pray that all of us will not be distracted or taking it easy when listening to the word of our God today.
- Listening Treasure Hunt # 1 (magellancourses.org)
- Listening InTo (magellancourses.org)
- “Listen: Do You Want To Know A Secret? (leadershipmints.com)
- Listening to BE-ing & BECOME-ing (magellancourses.org)
- Basic Listening Skills (prmarketingcommunication.com)
- How To Listen Like a Man (lewrockwell.com)
- Listening is an action of truth (teachingsofmasters.wordpress.com)
Tags: Bible, God, identity, names, Purpose
Did you ever research your own name for the meaning behind it? Today, the tradition of naming a child according to its character or the circumstance in which it is born, became uncommon. But in biblical times, this was very common practice. A parent’s choice of a child’s name had influence because the name equaled the identity of an individual. (more…)