Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Psalm 34 Lessons for Life
Those who allow the self to diminish (fear God) are blessed with an increase in perception of the Divine (angel of the Lord). It is this spiritual knowledge and guidance that leads us in the path of righteousness. We are given understanding (taste and see). However this is not an intellectual process. It is the full experience of the power and presence of the Divine through which we know that God is within us and in our midst in every situation (good). This is our refuge. Spirit can supply all that we need or want and more. Those who are focused on material things (young lions) always want, but those who are Spirit-led experience no lack.
Those things that we bless and praise are multiplied in our consciousness. When we hold Christ as our center (bless and praise God at all times), we immerse ourselves in the creative energy of the Divine. Spirit inspires us. As we embrace our journey of faith with humility (fear God), our thoughts and feelings become increasingly aligned with the Divine (my soul makes its boast in the Lord). All that we need to do is to shift our focus from the physical, emotional, and mental to the spiritual (exalt his name together). When we sincerely seek God, God always answers. We are delivered from all of our troubles. As Spirit enlightens us from within, our external behavior and appearance reflect that light out into the world. We cannot help but have a positive impact on those around us.
And so it is! Amen!