Have you ever found yourself running into the same kinds of unsavory people and situations ALL the time. I mean, every time you turn around, some foolishness is ensuing, and it’s affecting you negatively. It’s almost as if all the bad stuff is aimed at destroying your life (and your life only), on purpose. Everyone…
After you make the decision to lose the weight of unforgiveness, just know your workout will not yield a pain free process. Just know the first day may be okay, but day 2, 3, 4 may be a little more intense. Day 5 comes and the soreness dissipates–some, because you continued to workout your forgiveness by relating to the offender with a forgiving heart. The days ahead get much easier, as you become accustomed to your new forgiveness behaviors.
The bad things we hear about in our neighborhoods, schools, streets, communicates, cities, states and nation put us on guard against each other. We trust no one and second guess everyone else. Everybody is the enemy and is out to make our lives miserable. A culture of fear has been created and we operate in it as our norm. But as believers, we are not of this world and are thus admonished NOT to own the spirit of fear manufactured by the world. But how do we do that?
I like the way the show, “The Biggest Loser,” takes the idea of being a loser and turns it on its head. It makes losing a good thing, when in our current society “all I do is win,” is the prevailing attitude.
The more I think about losing, the more I’m beginning to see it as a positive. I mean, is losing really that bad?