Four years ago, I was in a funk! It was a difficult time and things just did not seem to be going as planned. I found myself extremely discouraged and discontent. It was nothing earth-shattering—no grave illness or life-altering circumstance. And I had many REALLY good things in my life for which to be thankful. And yet, I felt stuck. Stuck with little hope that things would change. Stuck with a case of the blahs, and a bad attitude to go with it! I had resigned myself to the situation and my pity party was underway. Summer was approaching and everywhere I turned everyone else’s life seemed to be going to well (and we know this is never as accurate as we tend to see it in our own heads). Nevertheless, with all the talk and Facebook and Instagram posts on the excitement of summer plans, trips to the beach, cruises, and “beautiful, perfect-looking” lives, my pity-party was in full swing!…continue reading
The next time you are having a meltdown, one of those dwelling sessions that is turning into a melt down, pity party, worry fest, take a moment to read through these verses. They are great to rehearse to renew your mind and perspective.
Psalm 46:1-5, 10
2 Corinthians 4:16-18
And these are just a few to get you started. We encourage you to begin to keep your own list of verses the Lord uses to comfort, strengthen and encourage you. Whenever you learn something new about his character or nature, record that verse!