Thursday, September 4, 2008

A Spa for the Soul

Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.
Psalm 51:10
Who wouldn't love a day at the spa? It had been a long time for me, but a group of childhood friends met at a new spa here in our hometown to celebrate the upcoming nuptials of one of our friends. We had our choice of spa treatments, and I chose a manicure. Experiencing a hand massage, having my nails shaped and laquered--the pampering did me good!
Just as sometimes we need a physical spa treatment, we also occasionally need a spiritual spa treatment. When we indulge in pampering our bodies, the result is relaxation, renewal, and refreshment. Doesn’t our soul deserve the same treatment?

This is what our Women's Retreat this weekend at my church is all about. Our keystone verse for A Spa for the Soul is Psalm 51:10. This event will exfoliate the rough patches in our souls, moisturize us with Living Water, and create beautiful hands and feet to do the work of Christ in our world.
I'll be sharing more on the retreat next week. In the meantime, share the Scripture that has spoken to you this week. Post those verses on your own blog, along with how you see that God wants you to apply them in your life. Then, provide your link below so that we can drink from one another's wells of scripture.


Kathryn said...

Celly, we will need your "Spa for the Soul" after reflecting upon my post today! It is rather ... gritty.

Thursday blessings!

God Chaser said...

A Spa for the soul sounds wonderful. You are right we can all use one from time to time. Be blessed.

Anonymous said...

Ahhhh...I'm thinking that is just what I need. Have a Great weekend!