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I have seen words pierce people deeper than a sword and leave wounds that take a lot longer to heal than a broken bone. Words definitely have the potential to hurt people. Words can be used to hurt other people as well as hurt ourselves.
God doesn’t do Google Maps. You cannot tell Him where you want to go in your life and receive a step-by- step
list on how to get there, what it will be like, and how long it will take to reach your destination.
Today, we are living in a society where the practice of celibacy is not the norm and is seen as an outdated thing of the past. Not only in the secular world, but also in the lives of many Christian believers. Many Christians hold the same beliefs of those in the world which is the notion that you should test drive the vehicle before making the purchase.
The word “mind” appears in scripture 142 times. God cares about what we think. He knows our thought life directly impacts our actions or lack thereof. There are things God desires to do in your life but your mindset can hinder them.
From the time we were little we were introduced to the idea that our happiness is obtainable once we reach this successful future we plan to create for ourselves one day. We were told in order to have a good life, we must set goals and work on accomplishing those goals, and once we do, we will be happy.
Sometimes we unconsciously allow our fears to rule us, and the choices we make. Part of why this happens is that we have a hard time delving deep within ourselves, and acknowledging what most scares us.
As a full-time working mother, pastor’s wife and visionary building my God-given dreams; time and energy are hot commodities around here. Not that long ago I found myself living off of fumes and close to mental break down (I’m exaggerating but it felt like it). I had to step back and take a good look at myself and life and figure out a system that works for me.
Our prayer life is a reflection of our intimacy with Father God. If you desire to be closer to God and deepen your intimacy with Him, then you’ll need to take the time to evaluate your prayer life.
A negative mindset may be familiar to you, but it doesn’t have to win. These thoughts are not truth, and you can’t afford to let them take up residence. In this article, I want to share with you how you can send these negative thoughts packing and out the door, so that you can make room for much better things.
I quickly closed my bible and said, “Umm yea, this woman is not real, I can’t relate.” Why? Well for one, I don’t like to cook or clean, I appreciate my sleep, I don’t know how to sew (takes me 30 minutes just to get the thread in the needle head), and at that time in my life, I was working and in school full-time (do people still farm? – don’t judge me I’m a city girl).