On my ♥ today …

Romans 12: 1-2 

Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God—this is your spiritual act of worship. Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.

I also like The Message translation:

So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life—and place it before God as an offering. Embracing what God does for you is the best thing you can do for him. Don’t become so well-adjusted to your culture that you fit into it without even thinking. Instead, fix your attention on God. You’ll be changed from the inside out. Readily recognize what he wants from you, and quickly respond to it. Unlike the culture around you, always dragging you down to its level of immaturity, God brings the best out of you, develops well-formed maturity in you.

Those verses are my heart’s desire. And during this difficult season, it is my prayer that I’m living out these verses—that He is changing me from the inside out, transforming my mind and preparing me to learn what His will is for me for the next season, so that I may be able to respond quickly and joyously to follow Him where He leads.

Many blessings to you and yours today.

3 thoughts on “On my ♥ today …

  1. Leslie says:

    Hmmm . . . love that so much. And very timely for me, as current events in my life seem to be dragging me under. Putting that verse in my heart makes me feel like it’s possible to rise to the top again. Thank you for sharing.

  2. K says:

    Hi, Leslie. Thanks for reading and visiting my blog. :) So glad you found encouragement in this post. P.S. I’ve enjoyed browsing through your blog, as well. What a lovely blog design!

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