1 Corinthians 12:12-20
For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ. For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body—Jews or Greeks, slaves or free—and all were made to drink of one Spirit. For the body does not consist of one member but of many. If the foot should say, “Because I am not a hand, I do not belong to the body,” that would not make it any less a part of the body. And if the ear should say, “Because I am not an eye, I do not belong to the body,” that would not make it any less a part of the body. If the whole body were an eye, where would be the sense of hearing? If the whole body were an ear, where would be the sense of smell? But as it is, God arranged the members in the body, each one of them, as he chose. If all were a single member, where would the body be? As it is, there are many parts, yet one body.
This past month, I’ve been decluttering our home because I heard from someone that if your environment is cluttered, then your mind will be also. It is important for everything to have a purpose and a place.
We see this intentionality in the unique identities that God places within us. As His children, we each have a divine purpose, and we can discern the specifics of that purpose by listening for His guidance.
God has intentionally given you talents and passions. We sometimes glance over these instead of realizing that we have them for a reason, that they tie into our identity, and might even hint at where God wants our influence to be. Once we know these things, we can then intentionally go into our identities and fulfill what God has invited us to do, which is to bring the Kingdom of God to the Earth in our homes, workplaces, and everywhere we go.
Ask: God, what are the gifts and talents You have given me? How have You uniquely wired me?
Ask: Where do You want me to take intentional action, and what does that look like?
Take a risk and follow His voice.