Pasor Wrinkles: The Lenten Journey Pt. 39

We are coming to the wind down of the Lenten fast. Holy week begins in just two days! I am very excited for this set of holidays. I feel like we are launching into a great deep of Holy Spirit power. I sense the lessons of this fast have equipped me for what lies ahead.

Lent Day 29- This day’s questions were: What are three of your core values? Is there any part of your life that is conflict with these values? What can you do about that?

“Core values are traits or qualities that you consider not just worthwhile, they represent an individual’s or organization’s highest priorities, deeply held beliefs, and core, fundamental driving forces. Core values define what your organization believes and how you want your organization resonating with and appealing to employees and the external world.

Core values are also called guiding principles because they form a solid core of who you are, what you believe, and who you are and want to be going forward.”  Susan Heathfield

Lent Day 30-

John Maxwell writes, “No matter how hard you try you cannot consistently behave in a way that is inconsistent with how you see yourself.”

Who am I?  is the question of the day but maybe that is a little too broad to be answered easily. So let me narrow the parameters for you a bit:

What five words would you use to describe yourself (* you cannot use words that define what you do such as contractor, nurse, or parent)?

Lent Day 31-

Today’s question for meditation concerns integrity. John Maxwell writes, “When values, thoughts, feelings and actions are in alignment, a person becomes focused and his character is strengthened.

Integrity is defined by dictionary. com  as-

1. adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; honesty.
2 .the state of being whole, entire, or undiminished
3. a sound, unimpaired, or perfect condition
So  in line with integrity.
1. What are you not being honest with yourself about?

My biggest takeaway here is from day 30. Who am I? My five words are: Accepted, Able, Creative, Contented, Victorious. This is how the word defines me. It’s not always how I see myself. So I have some work to do to build faith in my identity in Christ.

What’s your biggest take away?

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