last week, i mentioned what best.day.ever. means to me and how i want to try and make every day my favorite. i thought i would share with you some bible verses that, at this moment in my life, help me be content and joyful about where i am right now ... even if i am feeling overwhelmed and a little scared. these verses inspire me to live daily for God and trust that he has a plan for me.
nehemiah 6:9 - for they all wanted to frighten us, thinking, "their hands will drop for the work, and it will not be done." but now, o God, strengthen my hands.
matthew 6:33 - but seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
psalm 37: 3-5 - trust in the Lord, and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness. delight yourself in the Lord, and will give you the desires of your heart. commit your way to the Lord; trust in Him, and He will act.
isaiah 41:10 - so do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.i hope that if any of you are feeling overwhelmed today, that these words stir something inside you. i pray you are able to choose joy and contentment over fear and doubt. how, you might ask. how can one just choose to be something they are not? i do not have all the answers, but here are a few suggestions that have helped me change my heart:
- do something for someone else today instead of focusing on how your needs/wants will be met.
- make a list of needs/wants that have been met in the past year.
- make a list of people in your life that are most encouraging to you ... call or text one of those people to thank them.
- make a list of people that you want to encourage ... call or text one of them and do just that.
- pray :)