Speak Life Over Yourself!

It’s been a rough month for me. I have let myself down. Others have let me down. My expectations in many different areas of my life did not go as planned. I felt depressed and hopeless at many different points. It wasn’t just one thing; it was months of mostly unrelated situations piling on top of each other. I am coming out the other side. It is not because of my determination or my strength. It is because Continue reading “Speak Life Over Yourself!”

Is God my single focus or are my circumstances?

I found myself encouraging a friend and I didn’t even know why. I wasn’t even sure they needed to hear it. After it happened I felt like I had been externally processing information that had been inside of me, which is not like me.

What I shared was how we can have righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit regardless of circumstances:

For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit. – Romans 14:17

I then explained how it is not conditional. Peace doesn’t come once my enemies are defeated. It isn’t based on getting to a destination.  It is a destination in the midst of everything. Continue reading “Is God my single focus or are my circumstances?”