January 13, 2011

Embrace

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I have chosen a word to focus on in 2011. I love the different meaning of this word and I hope it will remind me each time I see it that I need to embrace God's gifts in my life, that I need to remain positive about God's path for my life and to literally embrace the love in my life. 


Definition of embrace


transitive verb
1
a : to clasp in the arms : hugb : cherishlove
3
a : to take up especially readily or gladly b : to avail oneself of : welcome 
4
a : to take in or include as a part, item, or element of a more inclusive whole b : to be equal or equivalent to 


Ecclesiastes 3

A Time for Everything
 1 There is a time for everything,
   and a season for every activity under the heavens: 2 a time to be born and a time to die,
   a time to plant and a time to uproot,
 3 a time to kill and a time to heal,
   a time to tear down and a time to build,
 4 a time to weep and a time to laugh,
   a time to mourn and a time to dance,
 5 a time to scatter stones and a time to gather them,
   a time to embrace and a time to refrain from embracing,
 6 a time to search and a time to give up,
   a time to keep and a time to throw away,
 7 a time to tear and a time to mend,
   a time to be silent and a time to speak,
 8 a time to love and a time to hate,
   a time for war and a time for peace.

1 comment:

Becky said...

Love Embrace. My pastor last week was just quoting that same "time for everything."

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