WHAT TO PACK IN YOUR LIFE JOURNEY TRAVEL KIT

by BCBP admin

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You’ll enjoy the warmth of home, and you’ll experience exotic people and places. You’ll stumble along rocky paths, and you’ll soar high above everyday cares. You’ll laugh, cry, pray and praise – and, as you journey through life, you’ll love and grow. What do you need in your life’s journey travel kit? Here are some suggestions:

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Nourishment

A long journey requires strength and resilience. To keep your body strong, fuel up with goodness grown from the earth and food fashioned with care. And to keep your spirit in top shape, pray and meditate daily. Never stop learning, and always give yourself time to digest the experiences that form your days and years.

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Flexibility

Delays, detours, disappointments – these will inevitably be part of the fabric of your life journey. Be willing to adapt to change, embracing the blessings that flow from unexpected events. Allow yourself the flexibility to go with God, “off the beaten path,” to discover even more of His wisdom and wonder.

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Inspiration

Often, when we’re faced with a particularly difficult problem along the road, we needn’t reinvent the wheel to get going again. Learn from others, invite in the wisdom gained from others’ experiences, and build upon their lessons to forge ahead.

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Creativity

Is the way you’re on leading nowhere? Are you stuck? Play the game of “What if…” Think beyond where you are. Imagine yourself improving, growing, succeeding. Use your God-gifted creativity to take the tools you have at hand and turn them into something marvelous and moving.

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Rest

Traveling from one activity to another, from one high-energy event to another, can be exhausting. Your spirit can flag when it is tired, and you might be more prone to mis-steps. Pack into your itinerary enough time to rest, meditate, and be quiet and alone. From the refreshing waters of silence and reflection, your spirit will

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Faith

No matter how much our society would have us believe otherwise, we cannot journey wonderfully, hopefully, and joyfully through life without faith in God. Our Lord is the brightest star, giving us direction. He is the gentle voice within who guides us. He is the fount of unlimited strength, courage, goodness and love and, with faith

Source: Beliefnet

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