Gene Veith's Loving God With All Your Mind

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If someone, whom was not familiar with my profession or my worldview, asked me how I integrate my worldview/faith within my profession, the best advice that I can give them is to take every aspect of life one day at a time. That is basically the emphasis of the the faith and learning foundation…that in order for everything to fall into place within our lives, we (as Christians) must be able to have the patience along with our faith in order to learn how to have an substantial relationship with God, our coworkers, and also within ourselves. I would also make it very clear that both work together in order for one to become fully established in both their profession and their relationship with God. Therefore, faith and learning cannot work alone …show more content…
I realized this through the readings of Gene Veith’s “Loving God with all Your Mind”. Through his book, Veith proclaims that “Loving God with all your heart…must mean thinking about God—being conscious of Him in everyday living, contemplating His presence and His goodness, saturating our minds with His Word.” (p. 149-150) It is through this that I see in order for me to be thinking about God and His plan for my life, I must be willing to allow for Him to obtain all aspects of my mind. As it states, I must be conscious of Him through every aspects as it allows for me to better comprehend this plan that is set in stone for my life. Veith also proclaims a statement that this concept of loving God with all your mind is very precent within my studies as he states “Loving God with the mind is thus connected to teaching and learning. “ (p. 150) By loving God with everything that I have within me, I am allowing myself to teach others about the love of God while also learning for myself just how important and powerful that His love is within my life. It also informs me that whichever path of career I decide to venture on, I as a Christian, have to learn to demonstrate to others the concern that I have allows for me to demonstrate the concern and love that God has for them…even if they do not see it. Veith finally proclaims that “…whatever …show more content…
In order for this to occur, I must demonstrate my love for God through my love for one another. I must obtain a positive atmosphere for both places, whether it be through my academics here at the University of Mobile or through my professional career. I also must demonstrate Gods’ love and love for one another through advising others as that becomes the true test to the verse in Mark 12:31 “The second is this, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. There is none other commandment greater than these.” (ASV) I therefore must demonstrate to others the importance of having Gods’ love within my life and within the lives of others. I must be able to listen to others and their needs and be there for anyone whom may need me, despite what their need maybe. If I can succeed now with this measure, through my academics here at the University of Mobile, I know that I can succeed with any career path that I chose for myself in this life. This allows for me to include my faith in God from what I have learned to demonstrate to others that our faith in God is what grants us the strength that we need to follow the correct paths for our lives. It also allows for me to realize that God is in complete control of my life and that without His guidance I cannot ultimately demonstrate to others the importance of His Word and love within my life. I cannot demonstrate the idea of

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