The days are drawing near springtime and for some it’s finally the beginning of the year. Spring is my favorite season as well as Fall simply because they are not so extreme as the other two. This month as we carry on with the time change, it is also quite fitting to take the opportunity to renew our thought patterns.
Out with the old and in with the new!
It’s much like spring cleaning really. How much cobweb and dust have you allowed your mind to tolerate? If the Winter blues hit you hard and by God’s Grace, you still have a fighting spirit, welcome to your awakening! Yes, you fought and you also hibernated. But right now is your second wake-up call. Be the one that initiates the change, in time before time leaps over you and turns into wasted opportunity. Like what I did there? 😉
If you’ve been productive, congratulations! Your practicality is crucial to this world. But really, how is your soul? Is it being nurtured because you’re practical about it?
If this message is speaking to your heart, then I hope these 31 questions will also make their way in there, that they may altogether uplift your mind, soul, and spirit in Jesus’ name.
Song of Solomon 2:11-13 See! The winter is past; the rains are over and gone. Flowers appear on the earth; the season of singing has come, the cooing of doves is heard in our land. The fig tree forms its early fruit; the blossoming vines spread their fragrance. Arise, come, my darling; my beautiful one, come with me.”
Hosea 6:3 Let us acknowledge the LORD; let us press on to acknowledge him. As surely as the sun rises, he will appear; he will come to us like the winter rains, like the spring rains that water the earth.”
Colossians 3:2-5 Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. When Christ, who is your life, appears, then you also will appear with him in glory. Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is idolatry.
Ephesians 4:22-32 You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires; to be made new in the attitude of your minds; and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness.
Philippians 4:8 Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.
* IF YOU EVER TAKE TIME TO ANSWER ANY OF THESE DAILY QUESTIONS, I’D LOVE TO KNOW WHAT SOME OF YOUR THOUGHTS WERE. LEAVE ME A MESSAGE.
* IF YOU WOULD LIKE JOURNAL PROMPTS ON A SPECIFIC TOPIC, DON’T HESITATE TO MAKE SUGGESTIONS FOR ME.
* IF YOU ENJOYED THIS & WOULD LIKE TO RECEIVE FREE CONTENT LIKE THIS, THE SIGN UP IS A POP-UP WINDOW.
By His Grace, Sheela (via sheelaleigh.com)