March 17, 2018
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“Therefore, I urge you, brother’s and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God-…

I remember clearly the day I came upon the words of a poem written by Teresa of Avila. The image she painted with her prose took my breathe away because of its beauty, simplicity, and relevance:

“Christ has no body but yours,
No hands, no feet on earth but yours,
Your are the eyes with which he looks
Compassion on this world,
Yours are the feet with which he walks to do good,
Yours are the hands, with which he blesses the world…

And, is this not how we offer our bodies to God and to each other? This simple understanding that through the power of the Holy Spirit, we too become the body of Christ and the eyes with which he looks compassion on the world?

Aimee Larson
Spiritual Director
Yoga instructor RYT
Bible Study Teacher

About The Author:

My simple life… is not simple at all. Yet it is so simple when I let God lead me. I have been married to Greg for 27 years and we have three wonderful children. My simple life is not simple at all. Yet it is so simple when I let God take control. I followed God’s call to begin seminary at Perkins School of Theology in January 2006. I graduated in May 2011. My life is not simple at all. Yet it is so simple when I listen for God’s call. I began the Degree in the Art of Spiritual Direction at San Francisco Theological Seminary in January 2009. I graduated in May 2011. My life is not simple at all. Yet it is so simple when I listen for God's call. I was ordained in the Presbyterian Church USA and spent three amazing years in Pastoral Ministry at Highland Springs Senior Living in Dallas, TX. My life is not simple at all. Yet it is so simple when I listen for God's call. My passion is the Christian Spiritual Life. As a spiritual director and retreat leader, I am so blessed to hear how God is at work in the world. How is God at work in your life?

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