Attending our Hearts

Luke 8:48,49

Where do words come from?  Why is it that we say what we say?  In one passage Jesus says, “out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks”.  So then words are crafted in the depth of hearts.  They come from the center of who we are.  Our work in life is attending our hearts with care and gentleness so that life and death, faith and fears, loss and life are embraced with grace.  When we attend to the heart, then we are able to speak words of life to others and say, “you’re faith has healed you”.  When we don’t attend to the heart, then our words speak death to others, “Your daughter is dead…don’t bother…”

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