Compartments

<<separate areas>>

We have the habit of compartmentalising or isolating the various aspects of life, whereas in fact they are integrated. Some live by giving God part of Sunday, with the remainder of the week being lived without a thought for Him, and not in keeping with the Sunday façade they portray, whereas our spirituality should influence every aspect of us and our lifestyle as it is the essence of who we are.

Our bodies, souls and spirits are distinct yet interrelated parts of us and when we have had a ‘bad day’, each is adversely affected. God desires that we become ‘whole’ beings, with our spirit, soul and body each being impacted by His divine

 Do I attend to all aspects of my ‘self’, becoming                                                 a more balanced person?

power, so we will be blameless when Christ returns (1 Thes 5:23). The spirit, the enduring core of our being, should remain dominant and in charge, rejoicing in the Lord (Phil 4:4; 3 Jn 1:2).

See also: body/soul/spirit, dualism, isolation, wholeness.


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