Word 4 Today December 6, 2011

MY OPINION OF ME

It seems that we as human beings have a tendency to make life a little harder than it was intended to be.  We isolate ourselves for fear of rejection and suffer in private.  We keep our feelings, opinions, and pain to ourselves—why?  God forbid anyone should really get to know and not like us.  We become so secure sitting alone surrounded by creature comforts and getting involved in activities that will take our minds from anything significant, important, or substantive. We become apathetic and lethargic, unwilling to get out of our comfort zones and venture out and enjoy life.  Look the Lord your God has set the land before you; go up and possess it, as the Lord God of your fathers has spoken to you; do not fear or be discouraged” (Deut. 1:21).

PRAYER FOR TODAY

Dear Lord, the thought of being rejected puts fear into my heart.  Allow me to be content with who I am at this point in my life.  Give me the strength and courage I need to just be myself and not let the opinions of others hold me back from Your plan and purpose for me.

THOUGHT FOR TODAY

Fear not!  Fear not!  Fear not!  The Lord is my Shepherd.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Word 4 Today and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s