If you think too much and know it, raise your hand! Or just nod. Or smile. Same effect because many of you know who you are.
I’ve been going through Joyce Meyer’s Battlefield of the Mind series on DVD and reading the Battlefield of the Mind Devotional with a group of women. We’ve just started the DVD series and I’m about halfway through the devotional, but already several catch phrases have embedded themselves in my mind. Like, “Think less. Thank more.” Or, “There are some things that we are not meant to know or understand.”
Both are taking practice because I like to know things. And I like to think about things. But sometimes that thinking just takes me in circles. Well, if I’m honest, it’s rarely in circles. It’s usually a downward spiral.
That’s not good.
And so I’m practicing thanking more. Because when I thank God more frequently for the many blessings present in my life, I still tend to think, but it’s healthy thinking. It’s thinking along the lines of Philippians 4:8 - 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.
And that is good.
What about you? Do you tend to think too much? What do you do when your mind really gets going?
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