As I set out for my walk early one morning, this verse kept reverberating in my mind. I queued up my iPhone to one of my favorite Bible teachers. I hadn’t listened to him for awhile, but today this recording was also on my mind. And in the first 5 minutes …Continue reading “Take every thought captive”
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Are you spending too much time listening to conflicting new reports?
Or too much time on fear-provoking social media?
I recently read a Twitter thread between a very anxious young woman and a number of other tweeters who were patiently trying to encourage her.
At first, their messages seemed to bring her some relief. However, her next tweet indicated she was trying to escape from a rabbit hole of fear that was pulling her deeper and deeper into despair.
I felt so bad for her thought about sending her a DM. However, I wondered if that would seem too weird coming from a total stranger. She wasn’t one of my followers, but had simply replied to someone else’s post.
All their words of encouragement could not pull out of the spiral.
No one thought to tell her that her internal alarm system had been hijacked, nor how she could take back control of her own brain and body with a few simple steps.
So I recorded this brief instructional video.
I hope it helps you where you are.
Fear is physical, mental, & spiritual. So be sure to address it from all three perspectives.
Then He got into the boat and His disciples followed Him. Suddenly a furious storm came up on the lake, so that the waves swept over the boat. But Jesus was sleeping. The disciples went and woke Him, saying, “Lord, save us! We’re going to drown!”
He replied, “You of little faith, why are you so afraid?” Then He got up and rebuked the winds and the waves, and it was completely calm.
The men were amazed and asked, “What kind of man is this? Even the winds and the waves obey Him!” Matthew 8:23-27, NIV