"...give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus." 1 Thessalonians 5:18 God's Word tell us to give thanks in all circumstances. I admit I have struggled with this passage before. How do I give thanks for THIS? In the book 31 Days of Praise the author makes a distinction that has really changed my perspective on this passage! The author reminds us that the passage in 1 Thessalonians doesn't say to FEEL thanks but to GIVE thanks. "...the Bible ... Read More about A Change in Perspective?
I have found oils + Scripture to be a POWERFUL combination when working on my mindset, changing my thoughts and having healthy emotions. You're invited to an online class that I will be teaching! (It is open to the public, feel free to invite anyone that may be blessed by this!) Let's come together online and chat about how oils + Scripture + gratitude have been helping me to RENEW my MIND. Is my life perfect? No. Do I still have bad days? Yes. But I now have healthy tools and am ... Read More about Renew Your Mind with Oils + Scripture (Online Class for All)
"Praise is a basic way both to express our faith and to strengthen it; and strengthened faith is no small benefit." - Ruth Myers Gratitude and praise are not magical. But they have the power to be hugely transformational and have a great impact on our minds and hearts. When we change our focus from complaining and so much of ourselves and fix our thoughts on Christ, on His Goodness and on praising Him...our entire life can be transformed as we change our thoughts. Join me in November as we ... Read More about 30 Days of Praise in November
I cannot emphasize enough how much DECLARING TRUTH has changed my mindset and my thoughts, which in turn is changing my life. There is something very powerful about speaking LIFE. Speaking TRUTH. Meditating on truth & whatever is true, noble, lovely and right. When our mind is overflowing with thoughts of truth and gratitude, how can we be full of negativity and complaint? One practice that I have fallen in love with is what I call scriptural declarations or affirmations. Now, before ... Read More about Favorite Books for Scriptural Declarations
What are you looking at these days? Where is your attention focused when you close your eyes at night and wake the next morning? What are the first things that pop into your thoughts? I have spent too long fretting and worrying and, truth be told, in full blown discouragement over things I shouldn't have said, mistakes I've made, regrets from the past. We can change those bad thinking habits! The book of Philippians has such strong encouragement for us about looking ahead. I’m not ... Read More about Not Looking Back…