Seeking to Become - March 2015



I am in no way a perfectly spiritual person, but I do strive to live in a gospel-oriented way. Some days are better than others though. It's interesting to ponder how much we change and grow throughout our lives. 

As of late, I have been experiencing some personal setbacks, and I catch myself feeling such disappointment. I know I am not perfect, neither am I expected to be, yet I can't see how I will make it through this phase of my life with the way things are. 

Trusting that God sees me and knows my needs is how I am making it so far. Sometimes I let myself forget though. I get so wrapped up in looking at what I lack that I forget to focus on all the progress I've made and blessings that continue to flood my life. I've thought about this a great deal over the past few months actually, and I want so much to overcome my tendency to set aside what is going right because when I do so I also forget my purpose in life. 

For this month's challenge, it will be a focus on doing good. 

"Beloved, follow not that which is evil, but that which is good. He that doeth good is of God."
3 John 1:13
I found this scripture awhile back, and it reminds me that doing good is what I should be about. Additionally, the opening beloved creates a sense that it is a personal invitation, a reminder that I am individually important to God. 

As the month progresses, I hope to reflect on this message to do good and by doing so I will remember that I am loved no matter what, I have joy in my life, and there will be a way to find the peace and comfort that I seek. 







5 comments:

  1. Greetings super-normal-purple-girl-named-Laura! I appreciate the honesty of your spiritual journey post here. I look forward to seeing how you are both blessed, and bless others, through your pursuit of doing good.

    If you are interested, there is a small community of educators that post each Thursday about their spiritual journey, on Holly Mueller's blog. We'd love to have you join us!

    Either way, best wishes on your journey. I'm sure your Father is proud of the pursuit!

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  2. I think we often judges ourselves the hardest. I hope you give yourself permission to grow.

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  3. I think we often judges ourselves the hardest. I hope you give yourself permission to grow.

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  4. Thank you so much for sharing this open, honest post. I am currently reading God's Guest List by Debbie Macomber, about how God brings people into our lives for a reason. I can't help but think that's true of the bloggers in this challenge as well.

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  5. I smile from ear to ear as I read your honest and raw post. Realizing we are not in control of it all and giving it up to a higher power takes a lot of courage.

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