Mindset Link “Create pure thoughts in me and make me faithful again.” Psalm 51:10 CEV Bring It Into Play Ever have days where everyone annoys you. And you want to have words with whoever comes in your path. The truth. It’s probably you. Ask yourself. Who’s the common denominator?
Own it. Then ask the Holy Spirit to help you understand what’s going on in your heart. And to help you change it. For the rest of the day. Refuse to speak any harsh words that come to mind. Turn you
Mindset Link "I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works;
my soul knows it very well." Psalm 139:14 ESV “Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.” 1 Corinthians 6:19-29 ESV Bring It Into Play Hurt Feelings? Who spoke those words? If Christ is your Savior, you belong to God. Your identity rests in
Mindset Link Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” John 8:12 “The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” John 1:5 ESV Bring It Into Play New Printable Available! Are you feeling overwhelmed? Stressed? Or Upset? Try spending time coloring and praying. Put on your headphones. Turn on some music. Then relax into a conversation with God. As you
Mindset Link “The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.” Psalm 34:18 NIV Bring It Into Play Do you ever have tough days? Like you get to the end and you feel emotional and frustrated. I do. I have learned to work through the emotions in the light. Picking out good moments/or God moments allows me to see the bright spots in the day. Focusing on the good changes my attitude. Then I color and talk to God about the crappy parts. The act of
Mindset Link “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.” Proverb 3:5-6 Bring It Into Play Frustration. Hits at the worst times. It can happen when you don’t know how to move forward. You have a choice, sit paralyzed with frustration. Unable to move forward, while your mind takes you on a roller coaster ride. OR cry out to Jesus for help. Share how you feel and ask H
Mindset Link “Fools vent their anger, but the wise quietly hold it back.” Proverbs 29:11. Bring It Into Play Emotions. Some days they seem to rule our world. What do you do when something hits your button? Do you go on a rant letting everyone know how mad you are. Saying every thing that comes to mind...good or bad? Action Step: Next time...what if you try to find something that will call you down rather than blow things up?
-Listen to a song that make you calm.
Mindset Links “And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another,” Hebrews 10:24-25. Bring It Into Play Empty Inside. Having trouble connecting with people? All you want to do is mindlessly stare at a screen. Put the phone down, stay off your favorite app, and actually go connect with people in person. It is to easy to sit behind a screen and comment on people’s stuff or
Mindset Link “For he delivers the needy when he calls, the poor and him who has no helper.” Psalm 72:12 Bring It Into Play Isolated. Relationships can be messy. Conflict often happens with the people closest to us. The feeling that it is easier to be alone may surface. Causing you to pull away and choose to spend time by yourself. Being alone is okay. If you use that time to reflect and pray. Jesus often went off on His own to pray and be with God. But isolation for long peri
Mindset Link “He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.” Psalm 147:3 ESV Bring It Into Play Crying. Some days it seems like tears flow from the littlest things. Someone’s glance could make you upset. This can be a sign that you are carrying around emotional baggage. The thing that made you cry may have nothing to do with what you are actually upset about. On those days talk to Jesus and ask Him to help you understand what is going on. Invite Him into your sadness,
Mindset Links Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” John 8:12 ESV Bring It Into Play Depression. The world can seem so dark and hopeless. It is hard to even make it through the day when it hits. The best way to journey out of depression is to literally invite the light of Christ into your mind. Ask Him to bust up the darkness that has taken over. Visualize beams of light
Mindset Links “Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, and give no opportunity to the devil.” Ephesians 4:26-27 ESV Bring It Into Play Anger. What really ticks you off? I mean like makes you completely blow your top? Do you ever say things you shouldn’t? Did you know anger itself isn’t a sin. Jesus got angry. The problem comes when the emotion overtakes us and we lose control. This takes us down a dark path that is very destructive. Action Step: So
Mindset Links "I will never leave you or forsake you." Hebrews 13:5 ESV It is the Lord who goes before you. He will be with you; he will not leave you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed.” Deuteronomy 31:8 ESV Bring It Into Play Have you ever been in a crowded room and felt completely alone? The truth is as a follower of Christ, you are never alone. Jesus sees you. He hears you when you cry. Once you choose to follow Jesus, God has promised never to leave you or forsak