It's mind-numbing stuff for us created ones. More on that another time perhaps.
God is inviting us into a generational relay race that will set unstoppable momentum and increasing resource behind our lives.
This has the potential to create enormous freedom so, obviously, the kingdom of darkness is desperately trying to undermine it.
What is meant to be the unique glue that holds a lifelong oath together through fun, adventure, longing, frustration, highs and lows, just becomes another shortlived moment of hormonal pleasure devoid of real intimacy. As casual relationships inevitably break the scarring on our hearts build up until we can share our bodies with each other but are no longer able to share our souls. It's a brief moment of physical intimacy that's robbed of the full pleasure of emotional, spiritual intimacy. What God designed as a 3D experience becomes reduced to 1D and we wonder why it's not all we thought it was cracked up to be. Ironically, our so-called sexual freedom actually leaves us impoverished. And the pattern is set...
- Natural personality traits that run in your family - excess joy, being at peace, hospitality, graciousness, generosity. These are all different aspects of God's character that he gives to different cultures and families.
- The gift of the gab - an easy way with people, natural skill at creating relationships, public speaking etc
- Physical health, wellbeing, strength
- Specific areas of knowledge or insight passed down (hunting skill, traditional health knowledge, music, crafts etc)
- Skill with money and business
- Leadership abilities
- Art - the ability to see the world in different ways and capture and express that
- Skill with conflict - natural confidence in confronting physical, emotional, spiritual conflict
- What inheritance has been given to your bloodline?
- What skills and abilities can you consistently see in your relatives and ancestors?
- How are you growing and giving voice to the legacy that lives in you?
- Who are you passing the baton on to?