Ten Steps to making God our first and most important priority by Leisa Anslinger* The first step toward more mature and living faith is the desire and willingness to put God first in our lives. It seems so simple, and yet most of us realize this is a challenge of Christian living in today’s world. Some might say it is the challenge. Ordering our Continue Reading
Any time we find ourselves drifting from our commitment to put God first, we must search our hearts to rediscover the reality of God’s love for us and to find again our real and true love for God. Sometimes we say we want to give our lives to our Lord, yet we do little more than go through the motions. When our commitment comes from a real Continue Reading
Instruction #2: Pay attention.
taken from LITTLE INSTRUCTIONS FOR ALIGNING YOUR LIFE TO GOD by Leisa Anslinger
Recognizing God’s love for us and deepening our response to that love is the work of our lifetime. Notice Jesus’ use of the foundational Shema prayer in response to the scribe’s question. That prayer guides the Jewish people, and us, to nurture a total and all-encompassing love for God – with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength. Such love Continue Reading