is so hard at times. How can I stop from 'going crazy'?
– And how to get it? Others will pray for you (Philippians
1:2,8,9), and you have a part too (Philippians
4:8,9; Colossians 3:15) in
Christ in your heart.
guides us into His peace -Luke 1:79.
Him to do so for you.
He can provide the guidance to sound
mindedness and emotional stability
-2Timothy 1:7; Romans
16:25,26 "Now to him that is of power to stablish you according to
my gospel and the preaching-(original
is 'preach', 'publish', 'proclaim openly'-of
Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery,
which was kept secret since the world began, but now is made manifest and
by the scriptures of the prophets,
according to the commandment of the everlasting God, made known to all
nations for the obedience of faith." Without
that, it's another story -Romans 8:22.
Pets help one be
less absorbed in their own lack. Get a pet! But not a bird if you or anyone
in the family has a weakened immune system. A pet is something you can
express affection toward and something that will love you unconditionally.
Doctors at the Albert Einstein College
of Medicine in New York found that even healthy birds can carry cryptoccal-
(CM), a potentially deadly fungus
that is carried in their claws, beaks and intestines and is transmitted
through the air.
has been accepted into one's heart from life is our 'programming'.
A few are in an attitude of self
How can you not be unbalanced and
in a state of opposing yourself? -2Timothy
2:25-(the word 'acknowledging'
in this verse, in the original Greek means, 'to have precise knowledge
of' – that's why 'Study' is important. The word
'repentance' means an attitude for 'change', or a changed attitude. Note
also the other implication this verse offers, that of: If you are in precise
knowledge of the truth, you won't be opposing yourself).
be a pall of doom at times
if we are not being diligent in keeping
focused on Christ
in us -Matthew
11:30 "Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I
will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn
of Me, for I am meek and lowly in heart
and ye shall find rest unto
your souls. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light." It's
not what you go through, but how you allow it to affect you that is important.
There is a
rest for Christians -Hebrews 4:9.
It comes by belief -Hebrews 3:18;
There is no rest in unbelief. But many sincere believers in Jesus lack
in the belief that would prevent them from ever falling into alternate
potentially hurtful philosophies. Believing in His person is one thing,
but believing in what He IS and what
He gave you is another.