PHASES & STAGES
God changes caterpillars into butterflies, sand into pearls and coal into diamonds using time and pressure. He's working on you too!
If you think the journey is over, it very likely hasn't even fully begun. As long as we are in these skins, there will be lessons to learn, mountains to scale, greater understanding, insights and wisdom to be attained. Every day can bring a transformation. Just think about the fact that every one of us completely regenerates our own skin every 7 days. A cut heals itself and disappears in a week or two. Every single cell in our skeleton is replaced every 7 years. We are built for transformation. Learn to enjoy the journey! This one takes a lifetime to complete.
So God created man in His own image, in the image and likeness of God He created him; male and female He created them. And God blessed them and said to them, Be fruitful, multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it [using all its vast resources in the service of God and man] ...
~Genesis 1:27-28 (Amp)
So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
~Isaiah 41:9 (NIV)~
...but whenever a person turns to the Lord, the veil is taken away. Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as from the Lord, the Spirit.
~2 Corinthians 3:16-18 (NASB)~
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