Rich Soil for Our Souls to Flourish
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It was you who formed my inward parts;
I praise you,
for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.
And yet it is also true …
I realize I don’t have what it takes to do what is right.
I can will it, but I can’t do it. I decide to do good,
but I don’t really do it; I decide not to do bad, but
then I do it anyway. My “decisions” don’t result in actions.
Romans 7 (from “The Message”)
Jesus used many soil and seed images to describe how, in spite of our inability to be perfect, we might nonetheless practice ways of living so that our God-given souls might flourish in health, maturity, wisdom, sustainability, and completion.
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March 31, 2008
Uplifted in Daily Prayer
S.O.S. Soil for Our Souls
The Way of Jesus – A Spiritual Path for Today
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This is the first of six themes exploring ways to enrich the soil in which our souls may grow in health, maturity, wisdom, sustainability and completion.
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