Every difficulty she faced was used of God to make her a better missionary. It is easy to see that it was all part of God 's perfect timing and plan. A simple prayer request as a child, both difficulties and success in her middle age and overcoming a terrible fall to still serve the Lord as an older lady, Amy Carmichael accomplished so much. Amy Carmichael is a true missionary hero that has a continuing impact on the world today because of how she loved God by loving
There never was such a woman for givin’ away vittlesand drink, clothes and firin’.” replied Hannah, who had lived with the family since Meg was born, and was considered by them all more as a friend than a servant.” This shows that people’s values can change for the better by looking up to their role models because the girls and Hannah all know that their mother would do anything to help someone (even though she may not know them). People know their mother for being kind, generous, and helpful. This influences the four girls and other people to do what is right and help other people in their time of need. As you can see, when you look up to and follow your role models your values can change for the
She was loved by Jesus and espoused to him, but she had many enemies who treated her terribly. All her life she significantly suffered for the good of the Church. I greatly admire how St. Catherine never cared about what people thought of the way she lived. I appreciate her vigor in maintaining her faith and persuading others to follow Jesus. I find it particularly interesting how she traveled the world to spread the word of God and to help those in need.
The solution to anxiety is to rejoice in the Lord. What does it mean to “rejoice in the Lord always”? It means to make Christ the center of your life and have a thoughtful response to the circumstances of life. In verses 5 through 9, Paul outlines the proper way of responding to hostile people and daily pressures. How should you respond to unjust criticism and ridicule?
I had to find a pathway back to loving myself and building a strong foundation connection with God. I left my sinner ways behind me and went back to church. I found ways to help me cope with my changes and I stay true to my decisions. Some changes are good for the better. It all depends on whether you are willing to accept the change or if you want to continue living the same life.
and of self-discipline. So do not be ashamed to testify about our Lord, or ashamed of me his prisoner. But join with me in suffering for the gospel, by the power of God who has saved us and called us to a holy life--not because of anything we have done but because of his own purpose and grace." 2 Timothy 1:6-9a Paul and the elders of the church had laid hands on Timothy and prayed over him to ordain him into ministry. Paul instructs Timothy to "fan into flame the gift of God" to encourage him to look to God for guidance so that he can use his gift as God intended him to and to draw strength, power, love and self-discipline that can only come from God.
We only have a simple life and yes, we do get what we want but I only got my true happiness when I learn to be contented and appreciate on what my parents give to us also on what God gives to us, either it is a small or big thing still it is a blessing. Also I found my happiness when I met my girl who gave me the true meaning of happiness and love. 8. “Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” - Dr. Seuss It means that always value the moments that we are with our love ones because time is gold. Every second counts that we will not be notice they are gone.
Her mother influenced her to be more religious since her mother was a very loving wife to her husband,spiritual and religious too in the family (Mother Teresa, 2015). Mother Theresa brought up in a religious Catholic family (Spink, 1997). When she was 18 years old, she had received God call to leave and serve the poor (Spink,
In juxtaposition to the sin and punishment centric ideology that permeated the teaching of the Church at that time, Julian of Norwich extended her understanding of God’s specifically maternal role to demonstrate God’s innate kindness. Indeed, “God is kind because it is his nature. Goodness-by-nature implies God.” (McGrath 183) To Julian, this very understanding of God being fundamentally kind, and being removed from the role of moral arbiter, is what will lead one away from sin, for the kindness of God inspires kindness within the soul of the individual and from God “to [Julian] was shown no harder hell than sin. For a kind soul has no hell but sin" (Beer). In her understanding, the way to lead humanity away from sin is not through fear of
Saint Bernard overviews the four sorts of love that Christians encounter as they develop in their association with God. The main reason for this is on the pretense that God should be love because he is God. The different sorts of love are loving one's self, love out of selfishness, loving God because he is God, and loving yourself because you are in God. The author advises us that God gave us life, as well as He gave us life and created us in the image of himself. Saint Bernard advises us that we are obligated to God for his adoration and his penance.