My intent by doing the presentation, besides being a release valve for my excitement of the trip and wanting to let as many people as possible know how powerfully God was at work in
Those physical blessings aren't the blessings I am talking about when I said "we, as Americans, are blessed." As Americans we are spiritually blessed. We have access to unlimited resources and we are given more opportunities to grow in our faith then we could ever possibly undertake. We have dedicated church buildings, full time pastors (who aren't spread across entire cities), free access to scripture and tools to help us learn and grow in it, Christian radio stations and Christian entertainment for young and old, groups and organizations to pull us together, and possibly the greatest blessing, being given Christian friends to surround ourselves with to help us stay anchored in Christ. These are the ways that we all are truly blessed in
I hope everyone had a great weekend and was able to enjoy this amazing weather we are having!
In Christ Alone,
Ephesians 1:3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ.
(St. Michael's Monastery in Kiev)