Friday, January 6, 2012

My Mind...

Why do we as women seem to focus more on our weaknesses rather than on our strengths? Is it because our confidence isn't coming from this...

Phil. 3:3
"We glory and pride ourselves in Jesus Christ, and put no confidence or dependence (on what we are) in the flesh and on outward privileges and physical advantages and external appearances".

You know what I'm talking about, at times the list feels endless.
I'm too fat, I'm too short, I'm too oily, I'm too impatient, I'm too boring...I'm not what I wish I was.
I have many moments when I catch myself putting more thought, time, and energy into my physical self, instead of focusing in on how big God could be in me! His potential is endless! If I could "magically" fit and live up in my mind (that's a funny thought) for a day, I think I would feel like I was in a battlefield. I know this and yet I still get caught up in my mental battlefield! It's as if I need to re-train my mind? Or maybe, God needs to? Am I the biggest thing standing in the way of me and my own strengths?

Pay attention to your thoughts today. What kind of thoughts are you thinking? Ask God to renew your mind today. The secret is out... we don't need magic to show us what's holding us back. We have God on our side. He's better than magic... He's perfectly supernatural! Think good thoughts about yourself today (say them out loud) ... I know God is!

"Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is – his good, pleasing and perfect will".

Romans 12:2 NIV


  1. Hi, Amy!

    I found your site through Sarah Martin's (, and I'm so glad I did. Love your perspective here!! Keep sharing His truth, girl.

  2. Love this! It sorta goes back to the quote I said the other day about just giving your thoughts over to God. I know my mind is my battlefield as well, but I'm thankful for the sword and shield that God has given to me! We are what we think!

  3. Hi, Life in pixels! What you just shared reminded me of Philippians 4:8... having our thoughts on the "list" of good things! Thanks for sharing!