Happy Friday! Yesterday’s post: 9 | Promises of God | You can Use Scripture to Overcome Negative Thoughts, made me think of the strategies I use to remember poignant scriptures that are speaking to my soul…and the one that I rely on most (outside of memorization) is lockscreen and wallpaper images for my phone. These are really helpful for me because I pick up my phone so often it’s laughable. So what better way than to have a constant reminder of His word? ‘ahm i right?!’ … More Promises of God | Pro-Tip | Creative Ways to Carry the Word with You
In the book Battlefield of the Mind, Joyce Myers talks about how important it is, in your Christian walk to really take preeminence over your thoughts. Something that’s really important because as Proverbs 23:7 (KJV) puts it for as a man thinketh…so is he… and Proverbs 4:23 (NIV) succinctly states, “Above all else, guard your heart, for everything flows from it”.
In short, these passages stress the importance of being mindful of your thoughts because your thoughts run your life. When satan tricked Eve he did it through her thoughts, … More 9 | Promises of God | You can Use Scripture to Overcome Negative Thoughts
I, like so many others I know, are recovering perfectionists. I have a number of ideas as to the origin of my perfectionism but the overwhelming thought I had for most of my life was that I needed to achieve and perform perfectly because as Ricky Bobby most eloquently put it, “if ya ain’t first you’re last” … More 8 | Promises of God | You Don’t have to be Perfect for God to use You
In this season of life, I am really working on speaking life. Into myself, into my situations, and into the people around me. I’m not terribly cynical but when I’m stressed or tired I can be a bit more sarcastic, while I’m not often rude, my sarcastic words spoken out of frustration are definitely not bringing glory to God. … More 7 | Promises of God | You can Get up When You Fall
Earlier this month I wrote about a devotional I shared in a semi-public forum. The topic of the devotional was centered around persevering through seasons of weariness and how the word gives us the perfect encouragement to do just that, persevere. … More 6 | Promises of God | You will Reap if you Faint Not
One of the most well-known verses of scripture was written by the Apostle Paul. While many people may not know the exact chapter, verse, or even the book, most people could recite Romans 8:28 at least in part. … More 5 | Promises of God | All Things Work Together
Growing up in a Southern Baptist church my mom would always sing this song called “Order My Steps”. She would sing it literally all the time (hey mom) and as a child, I remember thinking “wow, mom really likes this song…” … More 4 | Promises of God | Your Steps are Ordered