I really do own a pair of rose-colored glasses. When I’m wearing them, life looks great. Besides appearing quite fashionable, my surroundings become bright and cheery. Flowers are touched with hints of rose glow; the sky dusted with shades of pink radiance. I feel warm, at peace with the world, I am happy.
Sounds nice doesn’t it? But wait…there’s another story.
I also have a pair of brown sun glasses. When I’m sporting these, those warm hues of rose are missing. Instead, the horizon feels dull and drab. I’m tired. I want to take a nap.
My outlook is altered by the choice … Continue Reading ››
I understand that changing the way you think will take some practice, after all by the time you were 8 years old, psychologists predict you’ve heard the word No
over 40,000 times, while hearing the word Yes,
only 5000. You’ve been wired for NO, but be encouraged—in the process of transforming and reprogramming your mind, you’ll get re-wired.
God’s Word tells us to be transformed by the “renewing of our mind.” Our mind must undergo a metamorphosis, a change. This change happens by the power of the Holy Spirit and our purposeful decision to change what we focus on.
Our focus is … Continue Reading ››
Do you believe God has a YES for You? Learn how to think and believe like it!
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Blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked or stand in the way of sinners or sit in the seat of mockers. But his delight is in the law of the LORD, and on his law he meditates day and night. He is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither. Whatever he does prospers.
- Delight in God
Psalm … Continue Reading ››
How do you handle the negative story your mind is telling you?
The carnal command center of our brain often whispers juicy tidbits about others and ourselves. Unfortunately, those negative nuggets usually come from the enemy or our own selfish nature.
How do we strike them down? Or do we listen to the story and add other embellishments, then take it as truth?
The problem with brain gossip—the story we tell ourselves about ourselves or others—goes through our own motive filters
instead of the Word of Truth. The story we ruminate on is a reflection of what we
truly think and believe and … Continue Reading ››