LOVING GOD WITH ALL OUR HEARTS

LOVING GOD WITH ALL OUR HEARTS

Love the Lord your God will all of your heart. Let’s break this down a bit and start by taking a look at the heart.  Our hearts are the essence of who we are. This word “heart”  comes from a Latin word denoting the centre of all physical and spiritual life. It represents our principles, beliefs, emotions, and more.

WOMEN OF THE WORD: How to Study the Bible with Both our Hearts and Minds

WOMEN OF THE WORD: How to Study the Bible with Both our Hearts and Minds

“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your MIND and with all your strength.” –Mark 12:30 (emphasis mine) As women, we generally connect on a more emotional level in relationships, making loving God with our hearts and souls a bit more natural for me than loving Him through other areas. My greatest…

Loving God With All Your Strength

Loving God With All Your Strength

“He answered, “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind; and, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’” - Luke 10:27 What does that even mean – to love God with all our strength? The Greek word for strength used in this passage can be defined as “capability to function effectively,”…

To Be Known By God, Not Social Media

To Be Known By God, Not Social Media

Hello friends! For several months, I have been in this endless and frustrating cycle of deleting and reinstalling Instagram. I can easily defer from Twitter and Facebook, but there is a weird grip that Instagram has on me. It has taken some time to identify the root of my personal Instagram bondage; the root is my selfish desire to be known.

Spiritual Running

Spiritual Running

I am not a good long distance runner.   Really, I am not a good runner. I have never had to run with endurance in a physical sense. Growing up, I was a gymnast, so I never had to run more than a couple laps around the mat to warm up before practice. If I ever have to run now, I give up way too early, even though I could probably go a little farther.

Loving God With All We’ve Got

Loving God With All We’ve Got

Happy New Year! On the blog this month, our focus is Loving God With All We’ve Got. To do that, we will be chatting about several topics pertaining to personal and spiritual growth. To begin this conversation, let’s take an overview of the most impactful areas of our lives. When asked what is most important, Jesus answered, “Love the Lord your God…