When we believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and our Savior and Lord we receive the Holy Spirit. It is implanted in us to guide us, strengthen us and to build us up. We must feed our spiritual lives by attending worship, reading God’s Word and by praying. As we go on this journey we may notice a stronger sense of peace and calm and joy present more often than it used to be within us…we may notice a desire to good things more often and we may find we have greater compassion for others than maybe we did before. We should seek to follow a desire to do good things as often as we can and to give credit to God for who we are and what we have done. I pray we seek to shine the Light of Christ that is planted within us to others by our actions and our behaviors. Amen.
“You are the light of the world. A city on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.”
(This photo was taken in July of 2016 in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming)