“If you invest just 15 minutes each morning in preparation for joy, it will add up to seven-and-a-half hours in the first thirty days alone and approximately ninety hours in a year. This is the Fifteen-Minute Miracle.” Thus sayeth Tommy Newberry of The 4:8 Principle and I sayeth, “YES PLEASE!”
Gratitude Affirmations may not come easy–but they are simple. I’ve included science, personal experience and a free printable in this post.
Chapter one, verse one of the book of Sirach, “All wisdom comes from the Lord.” The wisdom of God, produces a steadfast heart, an unwavering heart. And the only way we can know God’s wisdom is to seek His wisdom. Not only seek it, but ponder it, consider it, and meditate on it, so we can understand it. The Book of Sirach also states, “Meditate constantly on His commands.” So this constant meditation? It is not necessarily a continual meditation on God’s commands, but a continual returning our mind to thoughts of God.
A few years ago I made the decision what I was doing wasn’t working for me. I was anxious, fearful, angry, depressed and negative. I made the decision to become a joy thinker and that is one fo the best decisions I have ever made!
In my Bible journaling, I come to Mark 1:25 and realize Jesus commanded the unclean spirit to be silent for a good reason; I’ll tell you why
If you are looking for an encouraging read, a “New Year’s Resolution” read without the fluff of false starts and endless stops, Make it Happen: Surrender Your Fear. Take the Leap. Live On Purpose. should be on your teetering book stack now.