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You don’t need to be afraid. I appreciate you!! I find the ideas you share on your blog very encouraging in having a sense of order when it comes to goals and priorities. He is the truth. God is light means that He creates spiritual light by … Those with eyes to see will be drawn. My Dear! We must always take care that we fix our eyes on the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ so that we can continue to be the light in the darkness that he left us here to be. Thank you for getting it out there. I just adore all of your wonderful posts and everything that you share so generously. Love your blog’s colour and joyfulness and the inspiring leads, Polly. And in Ephesians 5:8, "At one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord." and from electrical devices, and that allows…. Thanks, and keep on keeping on! I found a couple of specific ideas expressed here that apply to a specific situation in my life. You are an inspiration! Thanks, Polly, for listening so carefully and sharing so selflessly. Love the abundance of exotic shapes and colours in the Autumn sunshine! Love it. Feel free to use the "Print" button provided to utilize Polly's recipes for personal use. What great seeds to sow in world thought! I’ll be thinking about it all night…and tomorrow we will break out the paints! Breathing Space to Burn Bright (New Poem by Polly Castor) →, Recipe: Virginia’s Oatmeal Raisin Cookies →, Featured Artists: Earth, Fire, Spirit Pottery →, New Abstract Painting: “Whose Seed is in Itself” →, - Manifesto (Poem by Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer) http://aweber.com/t/5MUp9, - Recent Black and White Photographs http://aweber.com/t/KlkBH, - Entire Letter from the Birmingham Jail (by Martin Luther King) http://aweber.com/t/SQnwx, - All Creatures Great and Small (Movie Review) http://aweber.com/t/5OLSF, - Savory Tuna Burgers with Sriracha Mayonnaise on Portobello Mushroom “Buns” (Recipe) http://aweber.com/t/R8qxn. light of my life phrase. You are a treasure! Thanks, I needed that! So saying “You are the light of the world” to ordinary people, most of whom were poor and struggling, was something radically … One thought on “ Bible study: meaning of You are Light of the world ” Elizabeth Clarke said: March 25, 2014 at 8:14 am. Thank you for your commitment to reality and our true nature! These photos are so wonderful, it really warms the heart. Thank you. “You are the light of the world. Your blog captures a life well lived, constantly imparting good– truth, health and happiness– including beauty, harmony, art, science to the world. Thanks so much! Other flowers are lovely too, but hydrangeas are SPECIAL. You are letting your light shine. And I sure do thank you for inspiring me to greater efforts along all lines of life! Thank you for this beautiful poem. On the Mount of Beatitudes Jesus says to His disciples: "You are the light of the world. Wow!! What an incredible blessing and inspiration you are. I am simply amazed at the wealth of beauty, soul, and experience. Thank you Polly for this article on supply! In many outstanding ways. It is by our boldness that the world is supposed to recognize that we have “been with Jesus” (Acts 4:13). This is a fantastic article Polly…so much in it, I know I’ll have to re read it at least twice more! Thank you. Thank you Polly–you are always such a clear thinker and always willing to share your God-given gifts. Thank you so.much, Polly. Love opening your blog each day — it is a treat that I save sometimes. I for one want to thank you so much for writing this blog. Thanks for sharing from the seat of your soul with generosity and openness. They bring me such joy. Jesus also described His people as being like light, which is on the outside. It radiates hope and feeling of calmness. I just want to say that I have really been enjoying your blog! Hello to the next, Across That Bridge: A Vision for Change and the Future of America, Entire Letter from the Birmingham Jail (by Martin Luther King), All Creatures Great and Small (Movie Review), The Black and White of the Insurrection (Bits and Clips), Manifesto (Poem by Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer), Savory Tuna Burgers with Sriracha Mayonnaise on Portobello Mushroom “Buns” (Recipe), Two New Impressionistic Landscapes in Pastel, “Chicken Noodle Soup” – with No Chicken and No Grain (Recipe), Grace Notes #31 (with Photos of our Holidays), Breathing Space to Burn Bright (New Poem by Polly Castor), Recipe: Virginia’s Oatmeal Raisin Cookies, Featured Artists: Earth, Fire, Spirit Pottery, New Abstract Painting: “Whose Seed is in Itself”. Thank you for all the inspiration you share so generously. You are the light of the world. In Ephesians 5.8, Paul says, For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. He promised to be with us “to the end of the age” (Mt 28:20). I think you have covered absolutely every way anyone would wish to be blessed. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Jesus himself is the “light of all mankind…that shines in the darkness” (Jn 1:4-5). Nor do they light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden; nor does anyone light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house. When you see that the light filtering through the clouds is also in you, you’ll know: you can’t lose what’s inside. light meaning: 1. the brightness that comes from the sun, fire, etc. Lovely Polly! And if you follow your truth down the road to peace and the affirmation of love, if you shine like a beacon for all to see, then the poetry of all the great dreamers and philosophers is yours to manifest in a nation, a world community, and a Beloved Community that is finally at peace with itself.”, John Lewis, Across That Bridge: A Vision for Change and the Future of America, Your email address will not be published. Thank you so much for recommending it. light -- The Greek word translated as "the light" means "light", "daylight [primarily], "opening", and "public visibility." You are such an inspiring person, Polly, and I love the variety of your activities you share with us all! Thank you for the constant good thoughts and beautiful expressions of love and joy that you share on your blog. Thank you for sharing such a personal, and at the same time, universal, love of beauty. You certainly are a shining example…. Our lives are to be an on-going witness to the reality of Christ's presence in our lives. I really appreciate your blog. WOW! And in Ephesians 5:8, "At one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord." The Church is a haven from the wrath of God to come, but she should not stay hidden because the world needs to see her as a beacon of hope. Reaching a point in your spiritual journey where you can be described as a beacon of light suggests that you’ve become a hub of spiritual knowledge and positive energy. Your eyes are keen and your photographs dynamic. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. the light of your life definition: 1. the person you love most 2. the person you love most. Your blog is like a conversation with a dear friend. You have a great eye for beauty Polly. 1 Thessalonians 5:5 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 1 Thessalonians 5:5, NIV: "You are all children of the light and children of the day.We do not belong to the night or to the darkness." Thank you sincerely for your joyful out-pouring of love, light, color, comforting, inspiring words…. Knowing this, we can now move on to the bigger questions, such as what it means to walk in this light and what it means to be the light. 1) It gives us guidance and a clear path: Psalms 119:105 says, “Your word is a light to my feet and a light unto my path.” 2) Sin and danger are overcome: John 1:4-5 says, “In him was life, and the life was the light of men. I get so happy when I see your paintings. I love color, texture, beauty, great ideas, nature, metaphor, deliciousness, genuine spirituality, and exploring new territory. Polly, I am absolutely amazed. Prior explicit permission is required, however, for any portion of Polly Castor’s photographs, art works or writings to be otherwise copied, reproduced in any way, re-blogged or downloaded (Contact Me Here). Never let anyone—any person or any force—dampen, dim or diminish your light. Thank you for sharing yourself and creativity in such a transparent way, it is very inspiring and humbling to me. This is a beautiful summary and reminder of how we can both individually and collectively dissolve the powerless, baseless lies with Truth. Your tart was just perfect! Thank you for your spiritual calm, support for each of us, uninhibited creativity, and amazing paintings. A beautiful wake up call to change our thinking and focus on what is real and true. It was a wonderful mix of beauty, humor, and thoughtfulness. This town on a hill cannot, and should not be hidden. A powerful message. Definitions by the largest Idiom Dictionary. Question: "What did Jesus mean when He said, 'I am the Light of the World' (John 8:12)?" There’s light buried in your soul: the same light that gives life to everything around you. It doesn’t mean we have perfected morality, just that we … A city set on a hill cannot be hidden.” KJV “Ye are the light of the … Walking in the light has nothing to do with perfect behavior and everything to do with being known. Rabbis taught that God was the light of the world, or that the Torah or the tribe of Israel was the light of the world. We are not of the night or of the darkness" (1 Thessalonians 5:5). the light. Even today, you are the light of the world. Study the path of others to make your way easier and more abundant. Every day I look forward to your blog. A city located on a hill can’t be hidden. Instead they put it on its … There is a power within you that is God, that is light. I cherish the healing thoughts therein very much, and they are very helpful. Please don’t steal my work. You are a woman deeply filled to the brim…. Putting the art of poetry, photography and painting into your hands is God’s gift to us who get to read it and see it. Thank you for using this platform to share these references for listening & learning. Let your light shine before men. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. So the answer is, in fact, God. Your blog is bursting with poetry, art, writings, love of God, family, friends, all things great and wonderful and good! Our fave film in 2019 was The Green Book – which we watched following your recommendation. I’m fascinated by all you do! Thanks, Polly! If you're wondering whether you or someone you care about is a lightworker, you likely have a lot of questions about what this means for your life going forward. Love your blog. Yes, healing does happen when we deeply and humbly pray. Your blog is very interesting and insightful. I feel like an armchair adventurer…. The image paired with the text was spot on! Lean toward the whispers of your own heart, discover the universal truth, and follow its dictates. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.”, NKJV “You are the light of the world. Polly! I did your 52 books challenge, and loved the structure that it provided to my selections. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden. Thank you for being such a beautiful and prolific source of inspiration. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Matthew 5:14 “You are the light of the world. Thank you for your burst of sunshine reflected in your positivity this morning… I look forward to your blogs. The first question is the easier of the two to answer. I feel the joy and love of the color and thought in all your work! So honest and uplifting. Thank you! What a fine piece! White light represents purity and positivity. Keep up the good work. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden.”. I love seeing them. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. We watched in awe … and have recommended in turn. What does “walking in the light” mean? There’s an old saying, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix … Our lives are to be an on-going witness to the reality of Christ's presence in our lives. As "salt", the Christian is to counteract the power of sin. Reach out to your Guardian Angel for advice and guidance! Loved your plein air painting, the pictures of the garden plenty — oh wow. This is absolutely beautiful and so incredibly helpful and inspiring! The light speaks of the testimony of a follower of Christ, revealing and illuminating the truth. Walking in the light means that we are willing to be known for who we really are (warts, sin and all). You have put into words what so many of us have in our minds and hearts. To me, "being the light" doesn't mean being a perfectly positive person who is blissfully happy all the time and never makes mistakes. You truly have a way with words: warm; strong; inviting; enlightening; so substantive, and more. I feel such gratitude for the beautiful way in which you express God. So both of them say, Christians are light. Your abstracts are interesting and you have a unique style that is all your own. Father, we thank You for the great day we’ve already had. This is a quote from Matthew 5:14 — “Ye are the light of the world. You put into words what I have been grappling with for a long time. I must find the higher spiritual path that nature often helps me see. some very funny but always with love. Even so, let your light shine before men; that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.” Matthew 5:13-16 Your email address will not be published. The outstanding photos and the amazing narratives made me feel I was on vacation for a few minutes each day. Matthew 5:14, KJV: "Ye are the light of the world.A city that is … Thanks for blessing my life and being such a shining light in the world! […] Release the need to hate, to harbor division, and the enticement of revenge. I love reading your blog with it’s many insights. Thank you so much for your fantastic, soulful images– your photos really capture the love, joy, camaraderie, power, and intensity of the present moment. I have just started this book and am really loving it! Thank you so much for your beautiful heart! Study the path of others to make your way easier and more abundant. For example, when He shows you that you need to overcome laziness, or lying, or any other lust. Your site is bolstering my creative thoughts. Your photos are so vivid and expressive and inspiring and artistic and alive! Goodbye to the last four years. I wanted you to know that I found the time I spent on your blog to be relaxing, refreshing, inspiring, and totally enjoyable. Thank you for your ultra positive, upbeat, cheering and cheerful expressions in so many forms. Thank you! The origin of light thus finds its explanation in the purpose and very nature of God whom John defines as not only the Author of light but, in an all-inclusive sense, as light itself: "God is light" (1John 1:5). Oh my gosh how did you know I needed this today? Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Polly, you are a whiz at living life the way it’s meant to be. I am touched by this well thought out, well written essay. Answer: “I am the Light of the world” (John 8:12) is the second of seven “I AM” declarations of Jesus, recorded only in John’s gospel, that point to His unique divine identity and purpose. Thank you Polly for your radiant joy and embrace of each of us, wrapping us in your color and beauty of Soul. Thanks!! You are the light of the world. You are … just plain wonderful, Polly! I’m grateful for you opening my eyes to the wonders that surround us. You inspire goodness, wholeness, contentedness and joy. Such a rich feast! I enjoy your blog so much. Thank you for these great ideas! [it] was uplifting and instructive. I so enjoyed your trip blog. I’m a fan! I love the infinite range of ideas, expression, and media in this BIG blog of yours. Wow, super powerful and definitely what I needed to hear today. Light (of the World) In Matthew 5:14, Jesus tells His disciples, "You are the light of the world". I am just left in awe ! Jesus uses it as a metaphor for "knowledge," of -- This word "of" comes from the genitive case of the following word that required the addition of a preposition in English. This is absolutely magnificent. Thank you for your blog. Love your poetry, your photos, your ideas, your …YOU! Beautiful photos. Instead they put it What lovely Soul-inspired insights! I have to tell you that your spiritual to-do list was the springboard for a great talk with my older daughter. It gives me hope for the world…. Polly, your reflection of Soul’s endless creativity is truly wonderful! I am vegetarian and look for meals I can make that have lots of flavor. Thank you, Polly!! You Are the Light of the World Jesus was speaking to a crowd of just ordinary folks. Thank you! Absolutely stunning, Polly. Answer: “I am the Light of the world” ( John 8:12) is the second of seven “ I AM ” declarations of Jesus, recorded only in John’s gospel, that point to His unique divine identity and purpose. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden.” NLT “You are the light of the world—like a city on a hilltop that cannot be hidden.” ESV “You are the light of the world. I cannot wait to try this recipe! Jesus tells his followers that they will be the ones to carry his light forth into the dark places of the world and the human heart. If you ever forget what a certain color represents and your device is lit up, you can say, “Alexa, what does your light mean,” and she will explain what her current status light represents. I love your blog. I have so enjoyed your recent posts– about your garden, your reflections about parenting, your vibrant artwork– so many wonderful expressions of Spirit. It means doing things that make me feel free and peaceful, surrendering control, trusting my intuition, showing compassion and kindness to myself and others, and believing the simple truth that I am enough. You are the light! LOVE it. Thanks for sharing your inspiration with the world! Many warning lights indicate that […] Bless your precious and beautiful soul for sharing this. ❤️. Some truly marvelous work there!!! Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. You are so incredibly sweet, gracious, kind, thoughtful, creative, generous, joyful, witty, courageous, tender, persistent, compassionate, brilliant, articulate, ad infinitum! A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. You are the light of the world. Polly, I just love your spirit, innovativeness, receptivity to beauty and to God’s goodness expressed. Every thought you expressed so lovingly…. I loved this post! How blest you are to be a poet, photographer, artist, metaphysician, all wrapped up into One. So both of them say, Christians are light. Your blog is full of the wonderful, multilayered colors and textures that you play with, and share so unselfishly with the world. You bring meaning to my life From the time I met you I knew our love was unique The kind of love that lasts until the end of time. could you direct me to more literature on spiritual healing? Your inspiration and love of nature is appreciated! In declaring Himself to be the Light of the world, Jesus … I will refer to it often. Thank you for your transparency of love, your generous sharing of what you are pondering and doing. Glorious! But he also intended from the beginning to leave his Body, the Church as his earthly presence to continue his ministry. In Matthew 5:14-16 Jesus said that “You are the light of the world. You can learn how to reach this stage with the help of your angels. Such a complete radiance of Soul you are demonstrating. As "salt", the Christian is to counteract the power of sin. I love your coffee cake recipe, I have a book list from your blog, I love the photos, the poems, the paintings, the movie reviews, the humor, the honesty, the color. You inspired me to do the same thing. Today’s was dynamite, and very helpful for understanding our role as individuals at this time. Jesus says, in Matthew 5:14, "You are the light of the world." A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid. This has needed to be said for a while! This understanding of Christians as light is found elsewhere in Paul’s writings. It says with abundant clarity what thousands upon thousands of thoughtful men and women think and believe. “You are a light. that is set on an hill cannot be hid. THANK you for sharing so abundantly! You’re an amazing role model!! Your vibrant art work is superb. Required fields are marked *. Thanks for your strong, bright and clear art work! Jesus came to reveal the true nature of His Father in heaven and showed what God is really like. Thank you for your generosity and your overflowing sense of soul which you share so beautifully and articulately with everyone!! Never let anyone—any person or any force—dampen, dim or diminish your light. This speaks to me. The following verses in Matthew 5 highlight this truth: “You are the light of the world. Thank You for sharing your innermost so openly. Your work is always spirited and inspirational. Please click below to make a donation via PayPal. I found it quite enriching and resonate with those true answers. Bible study on discipleship. Keep posting similar reads and spreading positivity. Your posts are treasure troves of your beautiful and giving heart. Just beautiful, Polly. Thanks, Polly! Easy to see why you are much loved. Notice the contrast between darkness and light. I salute you! In the analogy of light to the world, the good works of Christ’s followers are to shine for all to see. Thank you for all you bring to so many . Your zest for the good things in life makes me feel happy too! It is very appropriate for our times. Very helpful in these seemingly uncertain times. We are going to check on each other, and progress. Your talent is incredible!!! Illuminating thoughts, thank you for sharing them. I am so totally impressed with your photography, poetry, and painting. I love it! Polly, what amazing and timely insight in these wise words! Thanks for sharing this wisdom. Everything on your site is so colorful, spiritual and alive! Thank you for bringing your hydrangeas into my home via the internet. Jesus says, in Matthew 5:14, "You are the light of the world." Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. NIV “You are the light of the world. Not only that, they both agree that, "The fruit of light is found in all that is good and right and true." Today’s post was a Gift from God. Light (of the World) In Matthew 5:14, Jesus tells His disciples, "You are the light of the world". Made me smile while I was reading it. This blog is upbeat, progressive, sincere, colorful, metaphoric, and exploratory. Let’s share together in a word of prayer. You are a shining light and you are definitely using all your wonderful talents. Being right with God is not the same as being perfect. It is uplifting and energizing to see such bright, cheerful, healthy and fresh images. The most common is … Learn more. (14) The light of the world. I made your fabulous Fish Tacos and they were BEYOND delicious!! Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Thank you so much! I see joy and love expressed. “But if we walk in the light Walking in the light is the state of being obedient to do all that God reveals to you through the Holy Spirit.
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