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Saturday, February 8, 2014

Do this in remembrance of Me

By Robert Batch

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Painting from the parish Church of St. Martin
(photo credit: Wikimedia Commons)

It is often that we find ourselves disconnected from our surroundings.  Maybe in a fog, or maybe even confused and not sure of what to do next.  We feel dismembered from society, or from the normal way of living.  Like I mentioned in last week’s posts this is often caused by 3 primary things: loneliness, anxiety, and fear.

It is said in Scripture that we are members of one body each having different gifts, each being made in the image and the likeness of God the Father.  When feeling this sense of not knowing what to do, or not knowing where to go we tend to hover over the problems that we are dealing with or the struggles that we have been challenged with.  In the midst of this struggle we replace the Cross, with our personal burdens and anxieties, and we replace the good with the bad and our struggles.

I would be wrong if I didn’t say that this is part of the nature of being human, and living on this earth. I would also regret if I didn’t say that we forget that these burdens and these struggles if we let them will paralyze us both emotionally and spiritually.  They will in a sense be a road block in our spiritual growth and journey.  So how do we get around this road block that seems so huge, and unbearable.

Continue reading at Robert's blog Love is Calling.

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