How will you celebrate July 4th this year? Here’s something you can do that will truly make a lasting difference and bring true freedom.
Situations don’t cause emotions. Before you react to that statement, read Philippians 4:11, and then respond, not react. When I first heard that simple truth years ago, I admit it was difficult to understand. I’m not asking you to accept it, just think about it. Is it about a situation or a belief system?
Does God allow us to have do-overs? I’m so glad He does, aren’t you? His love is amazing, and He knows us so well. If you could have a do-over, what would you choose to change? What daily actions or positive attitudes would you take to move your life forward?
We all want to get the most out of life. But discontentment can seep into the most positive personality in subtle ways. Here are three ways to destroy the three W’s of life (Wishing, Worrying, Wasting) and increase your joy in life:
“Oh that men would give thanks to the Lord for His goodness, And for His wonderful works to the children of men! For He satisfies the longing soul, And fills the hungry soul with goodness” (Psalm 107: 8-9 NKJV). When my father really enjoyed a meal, he would say, “I’m suffering with satisfaction.” At one time or another most of us have tried to satisfy our longings with a variety of “things”: