Posts Tagged "salvation"

Character Development with Mary

»Posted by on Feb 2, 2014 in character development | 0 comments

Character Development with Mary

What is your value to God? What is the significance of your role in the universe? Do you think that what you desire is not okay because it seems so selfish? He designed us to do good works, which He created for us to do specifically. In fulfilling our desires, we do what God created us to do. (see Ephesians 2:10) Character development is about understanding how your relationship with God fits in the grand scheme of God’s plan.  Scripture reveals many individuals who found their place in history; I think Mary’s story best epitomizes this idea. In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. And the virgin’s name was Mary. And he came to...

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Mastering Life: Standing

»Posted by on Oct 22, 2013 in mastering life | 2 comments

Mastering Life: Standing

Practicing yoga has instilled strength and flexibility into my posture and ability to move or stand that I did not think possible. Standing for a long period of time would become taxing unless you practice it and then provide the body with the means to maintain it through other exercises. I am much more capable of standing now with strength and dignity than I was before I began yoga. Lifting your shoulders up and back, allowing your shoulder blades to move closer together, hands down by your side with the palms facing forward, tucking under the tailbone, and standing with feet together is the proper technique for the foundation posture in yoga. Standing at the bus stop this evening, I was thinking of how practicing yoga has helped me in mastering life through...

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