Monday, March 25, 2013

Spiritual Posture

In one article I wrote on Improve Your Posture and Improve Your Health I offer a tip on improving your posture by imagining a spotlight in your chest. This spotlight should shine forward, never down.

When character's in The Inheritance accept Truth's gift, the light of Truth burns within their chest. They become lightbearers. In our realm, those of us who have the light of Christ are to be like a city set on a hill. That means we can be seen from a distance.

I thought about the importance of letting that light shine forward for all to see. It lights our way and is also noticeable to others. However, if we have poor spiritual posture, the light shines down; it may even be dim. It still lights our path if we look for the illumination, but it is no longer evident to others. God calls us to let our light shine in a way that others will see it and give him glory.
In the same way, let your light shine before men, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven (Matthew 5:16 HCSB).

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The Inheritance by Donna Sundblad is available on Kindle or paperback. (Christian fiction)

Monday, March 18, 2013

I had a wonderful weekend. Not that it was all fun, as it included cleaning house and doing laundry, but I stop to realize how fortunate I am to have a house to clean and laundry to wash. When I lost my job, I had no idea what to expect. The one thing I knew was that God is faithful. That doesn't mean I get to keep all my creature comforts. It means he is what I really need.

I thought about the scene in The Inheritance when Heavenly Wisdom tells Jejune that all he needs will be provided and how often he tries to bend that to mean it will provide what he wants. Like when he picked the fruit and was told he wasn't to take it with him on his journey. Or when he meets Humility who is willing to share his last crust of bread and how Jejune feels when Lady Chary comes along eats it and then complains that it is stale. What did he do? ...well if I told you that you wouldn't need to read the book.

"May the Lord be praised! Day after day He bears our burdens; God is our salvation. Selah" (Psalm 68:19 HCSB)

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The Inheritance by Donna Sundblad is available on Kindle or paperback. (Christian fiction)

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Donna Sundblad's The Inheritance May Change Your Life

The characters in the book take on all the characteristics of Spiritual Warfare.  You will love it.  -- Steele Magnolias review of The Inheritance by Donna Sundblad. 
I love when people "get it." The Inheritance is not a traditional Christian book in the view of some, but I have to wonder if the same was said in the past of other authors. I gave a copy of the book to an acquaintance  as a gift, and now we are friends. She turned back to the Lord after almost 50 years of backsliding. Consider giving The Inheritance as a gift. It's a great conversation starter.