Faith- it is a BIG word. It is defined through scripture, it is discussed within the church, and it is your faith in Jesus Christ as your Savior that brings you to salvation. But what does faith look like practically? If we have such a faith how does it unfold in our daily lives?
Recently, a friend of mine asked me to join her in reading "The Faith Dare" by Debbie Alsdorf. The book is a 30 Day "dare" to get you into the Bible daily and build a stronger relationship with God and your faith. Naturally, I said "YES!" to being her accountability partner and taking this journey with her! I want to share one of my favorite moments with you:
"I wanted to... share my life being conformed to his way and his Word. Such a life does not involve only what we think of as spiritual matters, but practical life as well- what we eat, how we live, how we respond to people, what we are given over to. Completely submitting to God is what faith is about." -Debbie Alsdorf (page 72)
Ladies, I could not agree more with Debbie! So often we get caught up in living our lives for ourselves and others. We become lazy in our health habits, routines, and relationships. We make poor decisions that often result in disappointment and discontentment...
Living in our faith, ladies, is BIGGER than this world. It means showing up, everyday, PRESENT and READY. It means making the best decisions we can make regarding our bodies, our hearts, our minds, and our relationships with others. It is about being conscious of our thoughts and actions and at the same time living in the moment the Lord has given to us.
Be intentional today. Be intentional with who you are and the faith you have residing in you. Treat yourself and others with respect and care. GROW. This body and mind you have been given as a gift- use it in the healthiest and the most loving way you know how.
Let your faith overflow in your practical presence my friends. Here is to our Health!
Your Women's Lifestyle Coach & Owner of Little Bits Lifestyle Products