Saturday, September 24, 2022

 

Kindred,


Have you ever wondered what your natural form, true colors, are from inception; the form the Lord meant for you to be?   


Nature versus nurture: which aspect rules your heart, mind and soul?  


Love, hate, kindness, cruelty, compassion, all lessons taught through experiences in life.  


As we gain more experience, garner greater trials and tribulations, pass or fail greater tests of character, how changed is your nature?  


Does your current self match the nature originally granted to you by the Lord?  


If not, how far away have those external forces groomed you from your true self in hate, ignorance, prejudices and sins?  


Do you even remember the child inside?  


And Jesus Christ said, "I tell you the truth, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.

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Therefore, whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.

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"And whoever welcomes a little child like this in my name welcomes me.

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But if anyone causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him to have a large millstone hung around his neck and to be drowned in the depths of the sea.

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"Woe to the world because of the things that cause people to stumble in sin! Such things must come, but woe to the man through whom they come!


                         - Matthew 18: 3-7



What must you be to enter the kingdom of heaven?  



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