“…let us pursue [with enthusiasm] the things which make for peace and the building up of one another [things which lead to spiritual growth].” (Romans 14: 19, Amplified Bible)
What are we pursuing? Are we chasing after money or fame or appreciation by others? Are we living our lives defensively, in fear, or with a sense of competition? Do we brace ourselves for the worst rather than living in trust and expectation?
As we turn to God, good, and recognize the presence and power of Love, we can naturally begin to pursue better ideals and to achieve them. We enthusiastically seek to be peacemakers, to be helpers, to boost each other up instead of judging one another or simply “looking out for number one.”
For the true way to our own peace and joy and satisfaction is in doing what God created us to do. He made us to love, to give, to unite with one another as the harmonious creation that we truly are. When we help one another rather than accuse, expect trouble, or fear, the natural result is spiritual growth. And this is true progress as well as power. It necessarily leads us to know our own best selves and to be what we were designed to be. This unfolding awareness defines our purpose and refines our character in ways that are not only admirable but also authentic, healing, and so very satisfying.
Enthusiastically embrace the opportunity to be a peacemaker and a conscious force for good in your own life and for mankind!
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