Loving One Another

We Need Faith


Faith to SEE…

See not just yourself,
but what matters is that we
see the best in others, too!

Faith to FEEL…

Feel their anguish and pain
as well as their joy and gratitude

Faith to DO…

DO reach out in faith
and love to one another!

Faith to LIVE…

Live the peace of God…
sow love!

We Need Faith

Words by John Thornburg


We need a faith so color blind,
So free from time-worn lies,
That when we look from face to face,
We see the eyes of God.

We need an ethic of respect,
An honest pledge of trust,
That when we share the deepest things,
We feel the warmth of God.

We need to act as well as speak,
To see each other’s sweat,
That as we we labor side by side,
We do the work of God.

Come, Christians, look for character,
And not for shade of skin,
That as we rend the walls of race,
We live the peace of God.

In the YouTube video below, hang in there through the introduction to the song, and then let the words, the music, the interaction of the performers, and the joy of the audience and children LIFT YOU UP… “Raise you up to more than you can be!”

With FAITH and God’s help,
we CAN and we will
be part of the healing solution
for this divided world.
We WILL be part of the change
we hope to see in our world.
We PLEDGE to be agents of UNITY!

All you need is LOVE, FAITH, and DETERMINATION to
see the eyes of God,
feel the warmth of God,
do the work of God, and
live the peace of God.

Together, we can be the change we wish to see in the world.
Let’s get to work!

Thanks for joining me.
See ya tomorrow.
Love,
JanBeek



Comments on: "We Need Faith" (12)

  1. Fran McNeill said:

    So true Jan, and thank you dear friend!

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  2. Love love that first pic, too cute.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. That picture of the cat looking in the mirror really resonates with me. The reverse is my experience – I have been told I can be very scary.

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  4. A truly sincere post, Jan, and so inspiring. Thank you! x

    Liked by 1 person

  5. John Thornburg’s words are profound… Oh my I have missed such a lot of your posts this last few days… ๐Ÿ™‚ you have been super busy… Loved this post ๐Ÿ™‚

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