My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry...
"For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.
I have much more to say to you, more than you can now bear. But when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all the truth. He will not speak on his own; he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come. He will glorify me because it is from me that he will receive what he will make known to you.
Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, even so I am sending you.”
Simon Peter climbed back into the boat and dragged the net ashore. It was full of large fish, but even with so many the net was not torn. Jesus said to them, “Come and have breakfast.”
Journaling with Paper and Ink
Doodle, scribble, write and sketch! You may already keep a journal of some kind or you might like to start one as you participate in this Award. It can be a helpful method of processing yours thoughts and experiences, capturing insights and a way to keep track of how things (and you) have changed, and if prayers and questions have been answered.
Listening with Creation for the Holy Spirit
In this activity you will go for a walk in nature and engage with the Holy Spirit.
Listening with Song for the Holy Spirit
In this activity you will choose one or more worshipful songs that speak of the character and work of the Holy Spirit.
Listening with symbols of the Holy Spirit
In the Bible the Holy Spirit is pictured as a dove, a flame and as a wind. In this activity you will choose one of these symbols to reflect on.