Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Seeing With Spiritual Eyes

Have you ever walked out the door and gotten in the car only to realize that "Hey, everything seems a little fuzzy and blurry"? Oh yeah, glasses/contacts actually make a difference in seeing clearly.

This same concept can be applied to our spiritual lives. If we head out the door without first preparing our spiritual eyes, things can be a little fuzzy.

In Romans 12:2 Paul says, "Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect."

Without renewing our minds, we go through life picking up all kinds of external stimuli whether other people, TV, radio, websites, music, emails, or other media potentially dirtying and fogging up our spiritual glasses. Taking some time each day to renew the mind and "clean the glasses" is critical in seeing and interacting with the world using a God centered perspective.

In pursuit of His best,


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