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Labels and their meanings…

Have you ever wondered, I mean really wondered about humans’ need to label? We label everything. I don’t mean just name, I mean label. Every name even has connotations for us in some form or another. ‘Pillow’ usually means comfort, but sometimes lazy. Certain foods often taste good or bad because of our experiences around… The post Labels and their meanings… appeared first on BayArt.

A brief spiritual exercise from Genesis 1:26-31

In Genesis 1, the Lord makes the world insofar as it is experienced by humanity, as a place he considers good and very good. It is a composition of chaos and order and more fully, in Genesis 2, God makes a Garden to demonstrate to man how, as a being in his image, to subdue the earth in a way that brings more potential out of it rather than ordering it in a stifling way (think of a garden with no bugs…super orderly but no fruit!) or leaving it to pure chaos (a field with no edible food for humans, but covered in fire ants and fleas hiding in the weeds). With this in mind, I think part of being God’s image is asking at the end of our days: “Can I look at what I’ve made of this day and say, with honesty, ‘this is very good?'” And if you can’t, then revise yourself. Jonathan Edwards had a practice like this, though it wasn’t explicitly based on Genesis 1:26-31:
41. Resolved, to ask myself at the end of every day, week, month and year, wherein I could possibly in any respect have done better. Jan. 11, 1723.

 
Psalms 34:11-14 Genesis 1:26-31
Come, O children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the LORD. What man is there who desires life and loves many days, that he may see good? Keep your tongue from evil and your lips from speaking deceit. Turn away from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.
                   

 

Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.” So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them. And God blessed them. And God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it, and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every living thing that moves on the earth.” And God said, “Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the face of all the earth, and every tree with seed in its fruit. You shall have them for food. And to every beast of the earth and to every bird of the heavens and to everything that creeps on the earth, everything that has the breath of life, I have given every green plant for food.” And it was so. And God saw everything that he had made, and behold, it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day.
(Genesis 1:26-31)

Gratitude

Do you have something to be grateful for?   It doesn’t have to be complicated or big. You could be grateful for the air that you breathe.   Being grateful will bring a good feeling inside of you.   “Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.”…

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Eye Examination

What does it mean to be a good or pure person? I am sure that most people you ask will tell you that they are good people, they compare themselves to other “good” people or even “bad” people and if they hit the mark or consider themselves better then they are good. We have incorporated…

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Ignorance is equal to Sickness

Ignorance is equal to Sickness

Hello my dear Humans!

Today we are going to talk about us, Humans, and how we can change ourselves for better us.

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Not long ago, one very good friend of mine mentioned that people can change.

According to my friend’s opinion, people can change 100%.

Very interesting to know what everyone else thinks…

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