Reflecting God’s Love in Marriage

But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as by the Spirit of the Lord. 2 Corinthians 3:18

As sons and daughters of God, when we focus upon our Lord and Savior, His character, His attributes, and His actions, the Holy Spirit transforms us, empowering us to reflect God’s love and His glory. Our perspectives change, and we begin to see others as Jesus sees them, men and women He died for on the cross … sinners loved by Jesus.

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Where Are You Going? Is Fear Preventing You From God’s Best?

Do you ever wonder where you are going? Have you been driving down the highway and talking on the phone – hands-free of course – and you missed your off-ramp? Go ahead, admit it. I’ve driven past my exit and gone a mile or so before I even noticed!

If we multitask in the fast-paced lifestyle that we live in America – so much so that we get distracted and make some wrong turns – do you suppose that we make some wrong turns in our walks with God?

We get caught up in our busyness and our problems, and sometimes we get so tired of the hustle, that we want to run away from it all.

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Light in the Garden … God’s First Promise

Bless the LORD, O my soul! O LORD my God, you are very great! You are clothed with splendor and majesty,
covering yourself with light as with a garment, stretching out the heavens like a tent.
Psalm 104:1-2

God’s clothing is majestic and filled with splendor, like a garment of light. Imagine the sight of God walking in the Garden of Eden.

Imagine seeing God in all His majesty and splendor.

Like Isaiah, we might fall to the ground and proclaim “Woe is me!” (Isaiah 6: 5)

But Adam and Eve walked and talked with God in the cool of the evening.

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Are You Listening?

“Listen. Can you hear the note hang in the air as the next note is played?”

Squinted eyes. Frowning face.

“Listen again. It’s as if I’m connecting the notes as a complete thought – a sentence. One note joins the next to produce a new meaning. Do you hear it?”

“Cool!”

“Wasn’t that beautiful?”

Smiling nod.

“That’s legato … a complete thought … a complete moment.”

It took several attempts, but my 9-year-old student learned how to listen a little deeper for the connections between the notes in a legato phrase.

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