You Were Born for Destiny!

destiny

It’s your God-given birthright. You were uniquely designed and specifically equipped to live your individual purpose-filled future. My frame was not hidden from You when I was made in secret, when I was woven together in the depths of the earth. Your eyes saw my unformed body; all my days were written in Your book…

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Unto Us It Is Given

unto us it is given

In the beginning was the Word (the Living Expression of God), and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through him (his creative inspiration) all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made (for nothing has existence apart from him!). In…

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Plunging into Purpose

Plunge into Purpose

It’s that time again… the holiday season and anticipation toward a new year ahead. For many, it will include the readiness to rid yourself of 2020 and encounter the uncertainties of 2021. It’s also the perfect time to begin reflecting on the new resolutions you want to help manage your future rather than having your…

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Becoming Thanks

Becoming Thanks

I heard an evangelist once say that if we want to develop an authentic attitude of gratitude, we need to give thanks until we become thanks. It seemed an awkward but compelling statement. Thanksgiving is something we do – an action, emotion, or holiday to celebrate – not something we are. But what would it…

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Four Masters of the Mind – Part Four

Four masters of the mind

Through the circumstances and seasons of life, our experiences have acquainted us with, and perhaps even enslaved us to, one or more of the Masters of the Mind. One commonality among the Whiner, Worrier, and Warrior is they naturally default to ego and outcomes. The Whiner’s complaints, the Worrier’s concerns, or the Warrior’s conquests can…

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Four Masters of the Mind – Part Three

Four masters of the mind

In this four-part series, we’ve been looking at the Masters of the Mind – those dominant patterns of thinking that shape your perspective and trigger automatic, programmed attitudes and behaviors. We’ve seen that the Whiner is identified by complaining and comparison resulting from a self-image of inferiority and insecurity. The Worrier entertains fear and anxiety,…

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Four Masters of the Mind – Part Two

Four masters of the mind

When Fear and Worry Possess You In part one of this series, you were introduced to the first master of the mind – the Whiner. While the Whiner keeps you looking over your shoulder, wallowing in lifelong laments from your past, this second master has you focusing forward into the face of fear in order…

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Four Masters of the Mind – Part One

Four masters of the mind

Did you know you’re not born with beliefs? You build beliefs through the repetition of thoughts you permit and entertain in your mind. Do you know you’re not born with attitudes? You acquire attitudes through the remembering and reinforcement of emotions you associated with an object or event. Repeated often enough, you form strong neural…

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