WE’RE ALL WIRED differently, and it isn’t a matter of “one size fits all.” I may hear the Holy more clearly through working with the disadvantaged; you may respond to solitude and silence. One person’s heart may be moved by Handel’s Messiah, another through praise music.
Our formation comes through pain, pleasure, confusion, mistakes. God uses anything and everything to awaken us to our true identity as beloved children of the Divine and is always planting seeds of growth in our individual lives and distinct personalities.
– Linda Douty
Rhythms of Growth
From page 354 of Rhythms of Growth: 365 Meditations to Nurture the Soul by Linda Douty. Copyright © 2014 by Linda Douty. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Upper Room Books. http://bookstore.upperroom.org/ Learn more about or purchase this book.
Where do you see God working with your individuality to help you grow spiritually? Share your thoughts.
Restore us, O God; let your face shine, that we may be saved.
Psalm 80:3, NRSV
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Today is Giving Tuesday. Have you been impacted by the ministries of The Upper Room? Consider giving your support and prayers to The Upper Room today.
This week we remember: Dorothy Day (November 29).
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