But thanks be to God that, though you used to be slaves to sin, you have come to obey from your heart the pattern of teaching that has now claimed your allegiance. You have been set free from sin and have become slaves to righteousness. Romans 6:17-18 (NIV)
Been thinking a lot about what God wants me to do with my Divine gift of Grace. I know part of my mission is to encourage restoration of our temples, but I am only beginning to realize how large a charge that is.
|Temptation? Not today, Satan.|
Thinking about temptation, something occurred to me this morning, and it’s not what I was originally thinking. On some level, temptation is about ceding your power to the voices in your head instead of God. As are all things, it is about #Trust. It is having the courage to fully Trust God, Let Go, and hear His Voice over all the other noise in our lives. I even picked up a catch phrase…. “Not today, Satan.”
God teaches me in unique ways, meaning that my lessons often come from places most folks might not recognize as His Voice. This morning it was an article articulating (and refuting) the reasons why natural African-textured hair is unprofessional-subtitled for my own purposes “another reason why America will try to convince you that you are not beautiful AND why they are dead wrong.” Not today, Satan.