Through the inspiration of a moment, climbing the staircase of meditation, I began to think:
How deeply rooted is my seed of love for others? Is my heart strangely warmed? What is the true desire of my heart? To love the Lord with all of my soul, heart, mind and strength. Love never ends, it can never be quenched. If I have not or do not possess love, I have nothing (I Cor 13: 1 – 8)
Moments, hours, yes, within hours Hamilton and I return to the land of our adoption – our beloved Romania. The apostle Paul, John Wesley, both urge us to pursue love above all else. The language of our hearts compel us to go, to demonstrate love in every aspect of our daily life together as a couple.
We embark on our ministry, different roles yet serving as one. The frontier lies before us, all we ask is that you whisper our name in prayer. God in His wisdom joined us all together as ‘parts of His body’. Love is the highest gift of all. The inspiration of this moment is to achieve such love as described in I Corinthians.
Shirley, 8th October, 2016.
Please remember HAMILTON as he organises a second International Conference. Resumes links with the Research Forum (faculty and students) . Lecturing Theology Students. Teaching in the School of Practical Theology. Preaching in Village Churches. Radio Voice of the Gospel. Mission trips to Odoreu. Roma Community in the Stadium, Satu Mare. Publishing of I & II Timothy & Titus. Publishing of Journals. The proposed new publication on the book of Galatians.
SHIRLEY meeting with Marinela regarding the Hospice Feeding Programme, Monika, Casa Grace (Orphans). Hospice visits with Estera to Denisa, Ella, Elizabeth, Ishmael and others. Child Life Romania Hospital Craft Classes with Sylvia. Radio Voice of the Gospel. Contacts with Ichoebed, Suceava, Preventis, Cluj, Visiting Cluj Hospitals. The special link with her girls in the Beauty of Holiness Group.
LOVE IS ONE OF THE THREE PRINCIPAL GRACES. WE ARE TO LOVE ONE ANOTHER. TRUE LOVE BURNS WITH THE BRIGHTEST FLAME.